VA Western New York Healthcare System Serves More Women Veterans
The face of VA health care is changing. More women Veterans are using VA health care benefits than ever; 3,300! Thirty-four women Veterans are currently expecting. In fiscal year 2010, 400 Women Veterans began using their benefits for the first time. VA Western New York Healthcare System has a state of the art comprehensive woman's wellness primary care center that includes gynecology, mammography, primary care and specialty care.
To contact the Woman's Wellness Center please call
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Program — VA Western New York Healthcare System at Batavia
The PTSD treatment team is experienced in treating PTSD, substance abuse, anxiety, depression, and other disorders. Our professional team includes a variety of disciplines including psychology, psychiatry, social work, counseling, nursing, and recreational therapy. The Team will provide you a complete treatment program to meet your PTSD needs. Our clinicians partner with other veterans organizations, community, federal and state agencies to ensure all your needs are addressed and supported.
The Men’s PTSD program is located in Jack H. Wisby Jr. PTSD Treatment Building (5) and the Women’s Program is located in a separate building on the grounds of the Batavia VA located at 222 Richmond Ave, Batavia, NY 14020.
For more information call:
1-(888) 798-2302 Ext. 71200
OEF/OIF Program Number- (716) 862-7344
5 Years of Cost Free Health Care — OEF/OIF combat Veterans can receive cost free medical care for any condition related to their service in the Iraq/Afghanistan theater for five years after the date of their discharge or release. In order to take advantage of these benefits, OEF/OIF Vets need to enroll in VA's health care system. Don't delay!
180 day dental benefit — OEF/OIF combat Veterans may be eligible for one-time dental care — but you must apply with 180 days of your separation date from active duty. More info: Combat Veterans Fact Sheet
Find Family Support at Vet Centers — If you have served in ANY combat zone, local Vet Centers can help you and your family with readjustment counseling and outreach services — for free.
Do You Want to Go Back to School? — VA pays benefits to eligible Veterans, reservists and active duty service members while they are in an approved education or training program. The new Post 9/11 GI Bill could be for you!
Are You Looking for a Good Job? — Take advantage of the variety of resources that can help you land one. Want to work at VA? VA's Veterans Employment Coordination Service recruits Veterans. Email or call 866-606-6206 to get in touch with a Regional Veteran Employment Coordinator in your area. If you're looking for federal employment in another agency, check out the agency contact list. Each agency has a Veteran employment program office dedicated to helping you. Look for jobs at VA Careers and VetSuccess, two of many websites that can help in your search.
Western New York VA Hospital Health Care Services Contacts
VA also offers the following health care services to veterans. Please talk with your VA health care team about accessing these services.