Women Veterans Health Care
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Have you experienced harassment at VA? Here's how to report it VANews May 16, 2023
Harassment happens more often than you may think, but it is not tolerated at VA. About 1 in 5 women Veterans have reported being harassed while at a VA facility, so VA is working to address and end inappropriate behavior. If you ever feel unsafe or uncomfortable, it's important to know what to do.
Pregnant? VA Offers Maternal Health Resources VANews May 4, 2023
VA offers a range of services to carry you through your pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum period. For Veterans enrolled in VA health care, VA covers your care from the first positive pregnancy test throughout your whole pregnancy, and includes postpartum care and initial care for your newborn.
Reproductive health care you can trust VANews April 4, 2023
VA is a trusted source of reproductive health care and works with women Veterans so they can make their own voluntary and informed reproductive health decisions.
Women's History Month and the women who led the way VANews March 27, 2023
During March's Women's History Month, we salute women who led the way in women Veterans' health care.
Don't let your brain health slip your mind VANews March 14, 2023
Women Veterans need to know about common signs of brain health concerns and know the resources VA provides.
100 years of advancing health care for women Veterans VANews March 1, 2023
This Women's History Month, VA celebrates 100 years of advancing health care for women Veterans. The milestones and achievements throughout the last 100 years are integral chapters in the story of VA.
Seven things you need to know about VA Women's Health Reengagement Training VANews February 2, 2023
VA Women's heaRT discusses how to apply for and use VA health care to educate women Veterans on the VA health care they earned and deserve.
Don't skip a beat on your heart health VANews February 1, 2023
Fifteen minutes of exercise a day can help prevent heart disease. This can be as simple as taking a walk, riding a bike, swimming, or even some strength training or stretching while you are watching TV.
Women Veterans: We're here for you VANews January 1, 2023
Women Veterans belong at VA. That's why every VA has a Women Veteran Program Manager (WVPM) who can help you connect with resources and steer you to the services you need.
Holiday survival guide for women Veterans VANews December 4, 2022
If you have ongoing mental health concerns, the stress of the holidays may make your symptoms feel worse. All these feelings—happiness, stress, sadness, loneliness—are reasonable. Give yourself permission to take a break and get help, for yourself and others. Explore useful tips and resources VA offers to help you not only survive but thrive during the holiday season.
Meet five inspiring women Veterans VANews November 10, 2022
VA and its predecessor have provided health care for women Veterans for nearly 100 years and continue to improve services every day. On Veterans Day and the entire month of November, we pay tribute to brave women Veterans.
Trust your gut VANews November 1, 2022
If you're dealing with IBS symptoms, you're not alone. IBS affects about one-third of women Veterans.
The Women Veterans Call Center is your guide to women's health
If you have questions or can't find what you're looking for, you can call, text, or chat online with the Women Veterans Call Center (WVCC) at 855-829-6636 to get help and find available resources and services in your area. Trained women representatives can also help you with issues such as:
- Enrolling in VA health care if you have not already
- Setting up a medical appointment in your area
- Answering questions about eligibility (including questions about disability ratings) and other VA benefits like employment, education, and home loans
WVCC representatives are available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET, and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET.