Veterans Health Administration, Philadelphia VA Medical Center


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General Information
Description of ProgramThe Philadelphia VA Medical Center provides health care to Veterans living in America’s fifth-largest metropolitan area, including the city of Philadelphia and six surrounding counties in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey. The Philadelphia VAMC is part of the VA Healthcare Network - VISN4 and serves as an acute referral center for VA health care facilities in eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and Southern New Jersey.

Philadelphia VAMC also operates community-based outpatient clinics in Fort Dix, NJ, Gloucester County, NJ, Camden, NJ, and Horsham, PA (Victor J. Saracini VA Outpatient Clinic).

Affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania and numerous other allied health schools and colleges, the Philadelphia VA Medical Center offers comprehensive surgical, medical and psychiatric care to include special emphasis programs, alcohol and drug dependence treatment, and rehabilitative care.
LocationPhiladelphia
Geographic AreaMontgomery, Philadelphia
Intake ProcedureApply for your VA benefits at your Local Regional Offices: VA regional offices can assist you with filing the appropriate VA forms.Also, to apply for a specific benefit, visit Applying for Benefits. In addition, VSO's (Veteran Service Organizations) can assist you as well by answering general questions and even petitioning on your behalf for services they believe you are qualified to receive.
 
Client Information
EligibilityYou may be eligible for VA benefits if you are a: veteran; veteran's dependent; surviving spouse, child or parent of a deceased veteran; uniformed service member; present or former reservist or National Guard member.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationAdministrative hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm Emergencies are seen 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameJennifer Askey
Contact's PositionPublic Affairs Officer
Contact's Phone215-823-5916
Contact's Emailjennifer.askey@va.gov
Physical Site Address 13900 Woodland Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipPhiladelphia, PA 19104
Main Phone215-823-5800
Hotline PhoneVeterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
Emergency/After Hours Phone24-hour toll-free: 866-482-7488
Other Phone800-949-1001
Web Addresswww.philadelphia.va.gov
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
This Program: Veterans Health Administration, Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Affiliated Services: Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VAMC (Philadelphia VA Medical Center)
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