Transplant recipients are selected for a transplant based primarily on medical need, compatibility, and location. Patients come from Alaska, Montana, Wyoming, Oregon and Washington. Transplant House is a home-away-from home for patients and their families who need an affordable, extended stay housing option close to hospitals in Seattle to await or recover from a life-saving transplant. 

 

Clean

Our cleaning regiment is second to none. Our checklist of objects to clean reads like a novel. Both our managing directors must sign off on every apartment. It isn't the easiest way to do it. It is the right way to do it.

 

See our checklist here.

CLose

Transplant House is located close to area hospitals that provide transplants, including the University of Washington Medical Centers, Swedish Hospital, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Virginia Mason and the Veterans Administration.

4115 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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Cost Effective

Transplants are expensive, even for those with health insurance. We do all we can to help ease this financial burden by providing apartments at below-market rates for comparably equipped housing in Seattle. Parking's FREE for one car. Free parking in Seattle is worth it's weight in gold.

 

 

 

Clean. Thoughtful. Comfortable.

 

Transplant House has month-to-month, significantly discounted leases on 30 fully-furnished apartment units at the Allegro Apartments, just a short drive/ride from all hospitals that perform transplants in the Seattle.

  • Please inquire about current rates.
  • No additional taxes or deposits
  • Many patients qualify for insurance or Medicaid reimbursement

 

 
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What’s Included

Easy Move In

You have enough to think about. Housing and moving tons of stuff should not be another burden. We try to make it as easy as possible to live as comfortably as possible. Most people are perfectly happy bringing a nap sack and a laptop.

  • Completely furnished apartment with queen-sized bed(s)
  • Queen-sized sleep sofa in the living room
  • Fully-outfitted kitchen including essential cookware
  • Washer/dryer in unit
  • ADA accessible
  • All utilities (electric, water, sewer, garbage)
  • Cable TV, secured Wi-Fi,  local phone number with free US calling, & high speed internet service
  • Controlled access entry
  • Secured underground FREE parking for one car

Clean

Maintained & cleaned in accordance with stringent healthcare protocols for reducing risk of infection.

Then every room has to pass the Glenda Roberts official test of cleanliness. The IronMan competition of cleanliness. If it doesn't pass this, no one gets to move in. 

You can see Glenda's cleanliness report here.


Convenient location

Situated in the center of the city, Transplant House is located close to all area hospitals that provide transplants.  That includes the University of Washington Medical Centers, Swedish Hospital, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Virginia Mason and the Veterans Healthcare Administration (VHA).

Free shuttle to UW Medical Center's half a block north. (UW Medical Center shuttle connects to Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA)  & Seattle Children's Hospital with free shuttles as well).  

Learn more about our amazing location here.


Transplant House Loan Closet

Thanks to the generosity of past guests, we have several equipment items available in our loan closet for your use. From wheelchairs to bed risers and extra fans – please contact Guest Services if you have an equipment need and we can check on availability. All equipment is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.


What’s Not Included

Computer or Printer

Food

Housekeeping

Personal Medical Assistance such as nurses or supplied caregivers

Backup power source for medical equipment in case of power failure


Transplant House Library

With the unpredictable Seattle weather, sometimes it’s not possible to go outside and explore Seattle. We have plenty of books, movies and games in our Transplant House library located in the office. Please contact us to setup a time to stop by and check out items from our library.

 

Fundraising party

Our annual Transplant House Fundraising Party is where we raise most of our money for the year. More than $152,000 was raised last year. Please join us this year.

"I promise a wild and fun night at our anti-auction auction fundraiser!! - Larry Winn,  Board President, Transplant House

Donate $ 

Every $100 donated provides one night of lodging for a family at Transplant House.  Your donation helps provide the funds to supplement our rental costs, as well as, furnish the apartments  with all the things needed to replicate the comforts of home.  

Give now!  Help our Transplant House guests move from just surviving to thriving on the road to optimum health.

Join our Team

Transplant House would cease to exist without the contributions of all our volunteers' time and expertise. We need your skills, experience, passion, and diverse perspectives to build a dynamic staff and innovative group of volunteers.