Jack's Place, A Cancer Caring House

Patients traveling to Shaw for cancer treatment are invited to stay with their family and/or caregiver at Jack's Place, A Cancer Caring House. Named after Dr. Jack Eck, a longtime and beloved Vail-area doctor, and supported by the Shaw Outreach Team, Jack's Place offers a haven of tranquility and well-being for patients who need day and night lodging during cancer treatment.

With a pay-what-you-can philosophy, guests are invited to take respite at Jack's for the day or overnight, for as long as they need.

Jack’s Place is a 10,825-square-foot lodge, located immediately adjacent to Shaw Regional Cancer Center. 

Jack’s Place offers 12 beautiful and comfortable private guest rooms.  Each guest room is equipped for two guests – a patient and a caregiver.  Patients are responsible for general housekeeping, laundry and meals.  Jack’s Place does not provide medical care or treatment.  Rooms include:

•  a private bath
•  one queen bed
•  pull out sofa bed
•  closet space
•  individual heating and cooling units
•  personal refrigerator (for medication)
•  cable television and Blu-Ray player
•  wireless Internet Access
•  local telephone
•  CD player

Jack’s Place has many thoughtful amenities in its common areas including:

•  living room with fireplace
•  TV room with fireplace
•  dining room
•  kitchen with ovens, sinks, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave and stovetop
•  library with internet access and printer
•  yoga studio (learn about our Spirit of Survival classes)
•  meditation room
•  sunroom
•  outdoor patio
•  free laundry facilities
•  free parking

Learn more about staying with us.


For more information, call (970) 569-7644, Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, or email kim.sharkey@vvmc.com.

Mailing address: PO Box 2559 | Edwards, CO 81632

Physical address: 332 Beard Creek Road | Edwards, CO 81632


Jack's Place is a member of the Healthcare Hospitality Network.