Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center - VA North Texas Health Care System
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VA North Texas Health Care System

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Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center

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Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center

The Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center serves Veterans living in the Bonham area. 

General Information
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  • Primary care
  • Routine physical examination
  • Laboratory testing
  • Prescriptions
  • Immunizations
  • Preventive health maintenance
  • Specialty care consults 
  • Comprehensive Homeless Center Program
  • Mental & Behavorial Health
  • Social work
  • Domicillary
  • Community Living Center


  • 1-800-924-8387, ext. 36350

    Veterans new to VA North Texas Health Care System need a copy of their DD Form 214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty) for enrollment. Obtain a copy from the National Archives and Records Administration.


  • Telephone: 800-924-8387
    Walk-ins are accommodated in as timely manner as possible.
  • If you cannot keep your scheduled appointment, call to cancel or reschedule at least 24 hours in advance. This allows another Veteran to obtain needed medical care.

Prescription Refills

  • Online: MyHealtheVet
  • Automated Telephone Line:  214-742-8387 or toll free 1-800-849-3597, press 1, option 2
  • Mail:  Mail in your refill form that is included with your medications.
  • NOTE: VA provides medications prescribed by VA providers in conjunction with VA medical care.


  • Lot 1: Patients & Visitors
  • Lot 3: Employees and reserved spaces for physicians and carpools
  • Lot 4: Volunteers
  • Lot 6B: Domicillary Veterans
  • All other lots are general parking.  

Dallas Shuttle Bus

  • A free shuttle bus runs between the Dallas VA Medical Center and Sam Rayburn Memorial Veteran Center in Bonham.
  • The bus departs Bonham, Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. and and returns to Bonham at approximately 3 p.m.
  • Veterans with appointments in Dallas are given priority seating.
  • Reservations: 800-924-8387, ext. 36345 or 903-583-6345


  • VA Police patrol the facility and campus 24 hours/7 days a week.
  • General Police Assistance: 903-583-6222 
  • Emergencies:  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.
  • All VA buildings and grounds are federal property; all persons and bags are subject to search. 
  • No weapons, alcohol, or illegal drugs are permitted.

Religious Services

  • The chapel is located in Building 2 on the 1st Floor, off the connecting hallway).
  • Bible Study: Sundays, 8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.
  • Protestant Worship Service: 9 a.m., Chapel & 10:15 a.m., Nursing Home Care Unit


An automated teller machine (ATM) is located in Bldg. 1 opposite the elevators.


  • Bedside telephones are available for all inpatients.
  • Upon admission, Veterans are assigned their own telephone number. 


  • Smoke is not authorized on VA property or in government vehicles at any time.  

Contact or Visit a Patient

  • For room numbers or telephone numbers, call 1-800-924-8387.
  • For more information, read Visiting Hours & Policies.
  • To send cards, gifts 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

Emergency/Urgent Care

  • If you have a life-threatening emergency, immediately call 911.
  • If you have medical concerns after hours and cannot wait until your next appointment, call the TeleNurse, 1-888-252-9970. A trained professional is available 24/7 to answer your non-emergent, health care questions.
  • If you or a loved one finds themselves in crisis, call the VA Suicide Prevention Hotline (available 24/7), 1-800-273-8255.

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