We want you to have a positive, healing experience at Salinas Valley Memorial. We are committed to your health and it is our intent to provide you with quality accommodations and services. To let us know how we can best serve you, please call (831) 755-0709.
To see a list of our Clinical Services please visit our services page.
Art & Music Therapy
What does creativity have to do with coping with illness? Turns out, quite a bit. The creative process, including art and music, can help patients and their loved ones deal openly and honestly with the physical and emotional effects of illness.
There is something about a happy face, furry coat and loving heart that brightens a day. In fact, our patients say our pet therapy program takes their minds off their worries. Run by our dedicated volunteers, the project brings well behaved, loving animals to our patient bedsides.
These volunteers visit patients throughout the hospital, providing hospitality services including: Advance Directive assistance, meditation techniques, light touch massage, books, games and other services.
Communication help is available. We never want language to be a barrier to comfort, wellness and peace of mind. There is a Spanish language interpreter on duty around the clock. Dual handset phones provide language assistance for more than 170 languages. Many units have internet access that allows a video language line for sign language and other forms of interpretation.
LIFELINE is HELP, 24/7! Thanks to this emergency response program, someone is standing by 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, responding within seconds after the press of a button. Call (831) 755-0788 for more information or apply online.
Tele-Care is a FREE service for individuals who live alone, especially for those who are not well. Each morning a Service League Volunteer phones the homes of Tele-Care members. If there is no answer, a second call is made to someone who can check to make certain the Tele-Care member is all right. For more information, call (831) 755-0772 or apply online.
Our patients' needs come first. Our patient relations department is devoted to ensuring a great experience for our patients and their family and friends. Contact us at (831) 755-0709.
Free Valet Parking
At Salinas Valley Memorial, we want to make your visit as convenient as possible. Valet parking is available at the hospital's main entrance for patients and visitors free of charge.
Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System holds a Farmers' Market each Friday 2p.m. to 6p.m. at the corner of Wilgart Way and East Romie Lane. Vendors bring their fresh produce—fruits, vegetables and flowers. Our staff enjoys the opportunity to pick up good, quality produce each week and we invite you to join us in the healthy choices offered at our Friday Farmers' Market.