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Visitor Information

Dallas VA Medical Center

4500 S. Lancaster Rd.
Dallas, TX  75216
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Public Transportation

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  • Reserved parking is available for patients, family and friends in Lot 1.
  • General parking areas are also available.
  • Patients preferring wheelchair assistance or escort services should go the Main Entrance/Clinical Addition where assistance is available.
  • Patients enrolled in the Spinal Cord Injury Clinic (SCI) may make arrangements for reserved parking in Lot 19 through the SCI Administrative Office at 214-857-1757.

Valet Parking

  • Free valet parking is avialable at the Main Entrance. This service is specifically for patients or visitors who have handicapped parking tags and need special assistance.
  • Valet parking is available 7 a.m. - 1 p.m., Monday - Friday.


Shuttle service is available from parking lots and parking garages from 7 a.m - 5:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Lost & Found

  • Telephone: 214-857-0985
  • Located in the Clinical Addition in Room 1A-206 near the Main Entrance.


  • Police officers provide 24-hour patrols of the facility and parking lots.
  • Because the campus is federal property, all persons and bags are subject to search.
  • Weapons, alcohol or illegal drugs are no permitted on VA property.
  • Unauthorized photography is prohibitted.
  • Report all suspicious or criminal activity, vehicle accidents, and personal property losses to the VA Police as soon as possible.
  • General Police Assistance: 214-857-0411
  • Emergency:  Dial 911 

Religious Services

The Chapel is located in Building 2 on the 1st Floor.

Singspiration, 10 a.m.
Worship Service, 10:30 a.m.
The Lord’s Supper, every 1st Sunday

Mass, Fridays, 10:30 a.m.

Fridays, 1:15 p.m.


Bedside telephones are available to all acute and extended care patients in Units 8A, 7A, 7B, 6C, 5B, 4C, Telemetry, CCU, MICU, SICU, TICU, Geriatric & Transitional Care Unit, and the Spinal Cord Injury Unit. Upon admission, Veterans are assigned their own telephone number. Courtesy phones are available for in-house calls and are located:

  • Clinical Addition Surgical & Intensive Care Waiting Area
  • Building 2 in the basement by the mail slot
  • Building 2 in the basement by the vending area
  • Building 74 (Spinal Cord Injury) in the waiting area

ATM Locations

  • Building 2 in the basement near the Canteen Food Court
  • Building 2 on the 1st Floor near the Canteen Mall 

Smoking Policy

Smoking is not allowed inside any VA buildings or government vehicles at any time, and prohibited at all main entrances. Authorized smoking shelters are located:

  • Between Buildings 1 and 3
  • In Transitional Care Unit
  • Spinal Cord Injury Center Courtyard

Guest House

  • Rooms are available in our Guest House on a short-term basis for immediate family members and/or caretakers (who primarily reside outside the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area) of hospitalized Veterans.
  • Family members from the local area may use the Guest House on a space available basis.
  • Occupancy by family members of hospitalized Veterans is limited to 2 nights unless unusual circumstances warrant an extension.
  • Contact the hospitalized Veteran's assigned social worker about eligibility and availability of lodging.
  • During evening hours, weekends, and holidays when the social worker may not be on duty, contact the Administrative Officer of the Day (AOD) at 214-857-1340.

Contact or Visit a Patient

  • For the location of an inpatient or his/her phone number, call 214-742-8387 or 1-800-849-3597.
  • Refer to Visiting Hours & Policies for more information.
  • To send a card, gift, or flowers to an inpatient, use:

Patient Name (Patient Room Number)
c/o VA Medical Center
4500 S. Lancaster Rd.
Dallas, TX  75216