Hospital Visitor Amenities - St. Joseph - Ascension Wisconsin

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Visitor Amenities

Welcome to Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare – St. Joseph! We want to make your visit as comfortable and convenient as possible.


An ATM is located in the cafeteria on the first floor for your convenience.


Our cafeteria is conveniently located on the first floor. You will find a variety of made-to-order hot and cold items including entrees, sandwiches, sides and “grab-and-go” selections.

Cafeteria Hours
Monday through Friday, weekends and holidays

  • Full breakfast: 6:30 – 9:30 am
  • Continental breakfast: 9:30 – ­11 am
  • Lunch service: 11 am – 2 pm 
  • Light lunch: 2 – 4:30 pm (“grab-and-go” soup, salad and deli bar)

Guest meals may also be ordered through room service. Please ask your patient’s caregiver.


Stop in this quiet, contemplative environment for personal reflections and prayer. Our chapel is located on the first floor, just off of our main lobby on Chambers Street.

Gift Shop

Located on the ground floor near the main lobby and pharmacy, our Gift Shop has many unique gift items including:

  • Willow Tree® figurines
  • Jewelry by Annaleece
  • Women’s accessories: handbags, scarves, and more
  • Baby gifts: clothing to teddy bears
  • Personal care items, greeting cards, and balloons are also available

The gift shop offers shopping by phone for floral or any other requests for delivery to patients and employees. Stop in or call – the staff is happy to meet your shopping needs!

Monday through Friday: 8:30 am - 5 pm

If you call after business hours, please leave a message and we will return your call during the next business day.

Gifts & Deliveries

  • You can send packages, mail, plants or flowers to a patient in most units. If you want to bring food or beverages to a patient, please check with the nurse.
  • Live plants and flowers are not allowed in our Critical Care Unit.
  • If you want to bring balloons, only Mylar (non-latex) balloons are allowed. Please check with the nurse about any other gifts.
  • Mail received after the patient is discharged will be forwarded to the patient’s home.

Internet Service

Wireless Internet access is available in the hospital. Bring your own personal devices and enjoy the Web for free.


Valet Parking

St. Joseph Campus offers valet parking at the main entrance on Chambers Street for $1, payable upon arrival, Monday through Friday from 6 am to 8 pm.

Non-Valet Parking

  • Find free, self-parking also in the hospital-operated parking structure between 51st and 52nd Streets. A small parking lot is also near our Emergency Department entrance on Burleigh Street.
  • Limited short-term parking is available on streets surrounding the hospital.

If desired, security staff will escort you to your car, whether you are parked in the parking structure or on the street. They also will help visitors who have car trouble. Call extension 2154 to arrange for these services.


For your convenience, a full-service, outpatient pharmacy is here at St. Joseph Campus.

Located in the main lobby on Chambers Street, the pharmacy fills prescriptions, offers an automated scrip center, and also carries some over-the-counter medications.

Wheaton Franciscan Pharmacy
5000 W. Chambers Street
Milwaukee, WI 53210
Phone: 414-447-2585
Fax: 414-447-2592

Monday through Friday: 8:30 am – 5 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Closed Sundays

For more information, please call 414-447-2585.

Vending Machines

Find snacks and beverages in the vending machines in the cafeteria on the first floor, available 24 hours a day.

Waiting Areas

We created specially designed lounge areas for visitors on each patient floor, in the main lobby, and in special units such as the Critical Care Unit, Emergency Department, Family Birth Center, and Surgery Department.

For more information about visitor amenities, please call 414-447-2000.

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