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Visitor Information

Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center
1201 E. 9th St.
Bonham, TX 75418
Directions and Map

As a patient or visitor to our facility, we want to make sure you have the information you need before you arrive.


  • Parking Lot 1 (lot west of Building 1) is designated as patient and visitor parking and is marked as such. Designated employee parking is marked.
  • Parking Lot 3 (lot north of Building 2) is general parking for employees except for the area reserved for physicians, carpool, handicap and patient parking.
  • Parking Lot 4 (lot between Buildings 2 and 3) is for volunteers only.
  • Parking Lot 6B is designated for domiciliary patient parking and except for special circumstances, is the only lot in which domiciliary patients may park.

All other parking lots and areas are general parking for patients, visitors and employees.

Dallas Shuttle Bus

Shuttle buses transport Veterans between Dallas VA Medical Center and Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center in Bonham.

Buses depart from Bonham at 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. Monday - Friday. Veterans with appointments in Dallas are given priority seating. Buses arrive back in Bonham at approximately 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

To reserve a seat on the bus, call 800-924-8387, ext. 36345, or 903-583-6345.

Lost and Found

Lost and Found is located in Building 1 on the first floor in the Administrative Officer of the Day. You may contact them at 903-583-6351 or extension 36351.


Police officers provide 24-hour patrols of the facility and parking lots. For general police assistance, please call 903-583-6222 or extension 36222. In case of an emergency, dial 911. Report all suspicious or criminal activity, vehicle accidents and personal property losses while on the facility grounds to the VA Police as soon as possible.

Because the facility is federal property, all persons and bags are subject to search. In addition, no weapons, alcohol or illegal drugs are permitted.

Religious Services 

The chapel is located on the in Building 2 on the first floor (off the connecting hallway). On Sundays, there is a bible study from 8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. A Protestant worship service is held in the Chapel at 9 a.m. and in the Nursing Home Care Unit at 10:15 a.m.

Phone Service

Convenient bedside telephones are available to all nursing home and hospice patients. Upon admission, Veterans will be assigned their own telephone number. 


For the convenience of patients and visitors, an automated teller machine (ATM) is located in Building 1 opposite the elevators.

Smoking Policy

Patients and visitors are not allowed to smoke inside VA buildings or in government vehicles at any time. Smoking is prohibited at all main entrances. 

Smoking is allowed only in the following areas:

  • Inside the smoking shelter south of Building 2
  • Outside areas except where smoking is prohibited as clearly noted by signage

Contact or Visit a Patient

For the location of an inpatient or their phone number, call 903-583-2111 or 1-800-924-8387.

If you would like to send a card, gift or flowers to a patient, the mailing address is:

Patient Name (Patient Room Number)
c/o VA Medical Center
1201 E. 9th St.
Bonham, TX  75418

If you come to visit a patient, please see Visiting Hours & Policies