Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System: Outreach Program

Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

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Description of ServiceVA Pittsburgh participates in local events and attends meetings with neighborhood organizations and Veterans Service Organizations. A massive amount of time and effort has been devoted to creating new and lasting community partnerships. As a result, VAPHS has gained invaluable opportunities to inform veterans and community members of available VA health care benefits and services.

Although the number of returning service members is on the rise, many remain unaware of the many programs and resources available to them. The outreach program serves as an invaluable tool in helping VAPHS get the word out to the community, veterans and their families about the innovative and compassionate care we offer at our Pittsburgh facilities and five community-based outpatient clinics.

The VAPHS community outreach committee meets weekly to plan and coordinate their participation in events throughout western Pennsylvania and parts of West Virginia and Ohio. If you are interested in having VA Pittsburgh participate in a community event, please contact the outreach coordinator at 412-822-2924.
Geographical AreaAllegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Washington, Westmoreland
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.
Helpful TipsPharmacy Hotline
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm

Prescription Refills
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
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.
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 University Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15240
Mail Attention To VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Main Phone 412-822-2222
Hotline Phone Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
Emergency/After Hours Phone 24-hour toll-free: 866-482-7488
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Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Affiliated Program: Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
This Service: Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System: Outreach Program
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Outreach Programs (TJ-6500.6300)
Veterans (YN-9000)