Texas Veterans Affairs Support & Information

Veterans Health

Complete list of all Veterans Affairs facilities and offices

VA North Texas Health Care System is a progressive health care provider in the heart of Texas that covers 38 counties in Texas and two in southern Oklahoma. Accredited by The Joint Commission, this 1A complexity level facility is the second largest VA health care system in the country, serving more than 123,000 Veterans with 1.4 million outpatientand Oklahoma panhandles, and eastern New Mexico. Approximately 25,000 patients are treated annually..

Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (CTVHCS) is comprised of two large Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers located in Temple and Waco, a large stand-alone multi-specialty outpatient clinic in Austin, four outpatient clinics located in Brownwood, Bryan / College Station, Cedar Park, and Palestine plus a rural outreach clinic in La Grange.  CTVHCS serves a Veteran population of more than 252,000, covers 35,243 square miles and 11 congressional districts in 39 counties.

South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) is comprised of two inpatient campuses: the Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital in San Antonio and the Kerrville VA Hospital in Kerrville, Texas. South Texas provides health care services for 80,000 unique Veterans. 

Veterans' health care services in Deep South Texas encompassing twenty counties comprised of the Laredo, McAllen, Harlingen, and Corpus Christi service areas.

The Amarillo VA Health Care System, a division of the Heart of Texas VA Health Care Network (VISN 17), provides primary, specialty, and extended care of the highest quality to Veterans throughout the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles, and eastern New Mexico. Approximately 25,000 patients are treated annually.

The El Paso VA Health Care System serves Veterans in far Southwest Texas and Doña Ana County, New Mexico.  The El Paso VA Health Care System (VAHCS) includes the main health care facility located adjacent to William Beaumont Army Medical Center (WBAMC) on Ft. Bliss, Texas, and two VA-staffed Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) – one in Las Cruces, New Mexico, the second in east El Paso.  

The West Texas VA Health Care System (WTVAHCS) proudly serves Veterans in 33 counties across 53,000 square miles of rural geography in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. 

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VA Waco Benefit Office

VA’s Waco Regional Benefit Office (RO) administers a variety of services, including Compensation, Pension, and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment for Veterans, Servicemembers, their families and survivors in Texas. We offer the following additional services:

  • Counseling about eligibility for VA benefits and how to apply

  • Information about VA health care and memorial benefits

  • Outreach to Veterans, including those who are homeless or at risk for homelessness and older, minority, and women Veterans

VA’s Houston Regional Benefit Office (RO) administers a variety of services, including Compensation, Pension, and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment for Veterans, Service members, their families and survivors in Texas. We offer the following additional services:

  • Counseling about eligibility for VA benefits and how to apply

  • Information about VA health care and memorial benefits

  • Outreach to Veterans, including those who are homeless or at risk for homelessness and older, minority, and women Veterans

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. 

The National Call Center for Homeless Veterans provides assistance to homeless Veterans and their families; VA Medical Centers; Federal, state, and local partners; community agencies; Veterans services providers; and others in the community. If you or someone you know is a homeless Veteran in need of help, call 1-877-4AID VET (1-877-424-3838) to receive free, confidential support from a trained, VA staff member 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Veteran Burial Benefits: Schedule a burial, assistance for families, pre-need arrangements, grave locator 

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