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There may be times when your child will need to be admitted to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. It is about 1.5 miles (a 5–6 minute drive) from St. Jude. The following details will help make your time at Le Bonheur easier for you and your family.
Shuttle buses: St. Jude will shuttle you and your child to Le Bonheur (one round trip each day per family). Call St. Jude Patient Care Services at 901-595-4501 for shuttle pickups.
Driving directions from St. Jude to Le Bonheur
Food: If your family is not already receiving a grocery store gift card, St. Jude will provide a daily allowance for food purchases while at Le Bonheur. Call St. Jude Patient Care Services at 901-595-4501 for details.
St. Jude housing: St. Jude families do not lose their housing placements while at Le Bonheur.
Parking at Le Bonheur is free for all family members and guests. You may park in the following areas:
Both locations offer handicap parking.
The entrance to the parking garage and parking lot is on Washington Avenue west of Dunlap. The parking garage is monitored by a security officer and security cameras 24 hours a day. You may park on any level, except in reserved spaces.
If you want a security officer to escort you to your car, call Le Bonheur Security at 901-287-6017.
The Emergency Department parking lot is located off North Pauline. It is for Emergency Department patients only. If your child is admitted to the hospital, please park in the lot at 848 Adams or in the parking garage at 130 N. Manassas.
If you park in the garage:
To get to the hospital from the parking garage:
Parents may stay with their child overnight in the room. All patient rooms are private and have sleeping space for 2 family members.
Playroom for siblings: Le Bonheur has a supervised playroom for siblings of patients. Talk to the child life specialist on your child’s unit for details.
Visitors: Due to changing COVID-19 guidelines, please contact Le Bonheur to learn the latest visitor policy.
Washers and dryers are available to parents 24 hours a day. Talk to your child’s nurse for location and soap.
A Family Room on each floor contains a microwave, coffee maker, refrigerator, and other resources.
Le Bonheur support staff
Reviewed: August 2022