VA Health Care for Veterans
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides:
- Five years of free health care for veterans with service-related conditions who served in a theater of combat for Afghanistan or Iraq (OEF/OIF) since November 11, 1998,
- Low-cost or free health care for all other veterans based on a wide range of eligibility criteria
San Francisco VA Medical Center
VA Northern California Health Care System provides comprehensive health care at the medical center in San Francisco and clinics in San Bruno, Downtown San Francisco, Santa Rosa, Clearlake, Ukiah, and Eureka.
The transition team provides screening for all OEF/OIF veterans for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, depression, and suicide risk. The team also assists with counseling and transition services.
To enroll for VA health care at the San Francisco medical center please call the San Francisco Enrollment and Eligibility Office at (877) 487-2838.
VA Palo Alto Health Care System
VA Palo Alto Health Care System provides comprehensive health care at the medical center in Palo Alto and clinics in Fremont, San Jose, Capitola, Stockton, Modesto, Monterey, and Sonora.
To enroll for health care at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System please call the Palo Alto Admissions and Eligibility Office at (650) 493-5000, Ext. 66266.