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VA North Texas Health Care System

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Women Veterans

VA North Texas Health Care System offers a variety of services designed to meet the unique needs of women Veterans at each of our facilities. Our goal is to provide quality care in a concerned, compassionate, and comprehensive manner.

Easy Enrollment & Contact Information

To become a patient at VA North Texas Health Care System, complete the Application for Health Care Benefits either online, by mail or fax, or bring it to one of these VA facilities: 

Dallas VA Medical Center
Attn:  Eligibility
4500 S. Lancaster Rd., Dallas, TX 75216

Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center
Attn:  Eligibility
1201 E. 9th St., Bonham, TX 75418

Fort Worth Outpatient Clinic
Attn:  Eligibility
2201 SE Loop 820, Fort Worth, TX 76119

Along with your application, include these item(s) to speed the enrollment process:

  • Copy of your DD214 (Armed Forces Report of Transfer or Discharge)
  • Purple Heart Recipients: Copy of your award letter if "Purple Heart" is not noted on your DD214
  • Copy of both sides of your current insurance card (including Medicare or Medicaid)

Help with Necessary Documents

Appointments 

 A co-payment may be assessed for nonservice-connected conditions. The fee is determined by your VA Priority Group.

Dallas, 214-742-8387, 214-372-8100, or 800-849-3597
Bonham, 903-583-2111 or 800-924-8387, x36425
Bridgeport, 940-683-2538
Denton, 940-891-6350
Fort Worth, 817-730-0000 or 1-800-443-9672
Granbury, 817-326-3902
Greenville, 903-450-4788
Sherman, 903-487-0477
Tyler, 903-590-3050 or 855-375-6930 

Crisis Lines

Women Veterans Hotline, 855-VA-WOMEN (829-6636)
Combat Call Center, 877-WAR-VETS (877-927-8387)
National Call Center for Homeless Veterans, 877-424-3838
Veterans Crisis Line, 800-273-TALK (800-273-8255)

Homeless Women Veterans Program (HWVP)

HWVP Care Manager, 214-857-3173 

Women Veterans Program Manager

Leslie Snowden-Crawford, RN, 214-857-1938

For Women Veterans, VA is Here

Women Veteran Program Managers are available at each VA Medical Center nationwide to assist women Veterans and coordinate services. Women Veterans who are interested in receiving care at VA should contact the nearest VA Medical Center.

Women Veterans are assigned to a designated Women’s Health Primary Care Provider who can provide general primary care and is specially trained or experienced in women’s care.

Honor, Loyalty, Pride in Service, Patriot, Leader, Military Experience. VA knows women Veterans - what's invisible to most is visible to VA

Whole Health - It's All About You

VA’s Whole Health System offers women Veterans proactive and personalized health care—empowering you to achieve your greatest level of health and well-being. Whole Health means the Whole You. From integrative health approaches like stress reduction, nutrition, and health coaching, to traditional clinical care and complementary health approaches—your journey to Whole Health starts here.

Well-Being Programs

Proactive, integrative health approaches such as:

  • Health coaching
  • Mind-body therapies and stress reduction
  • Mindfulness
  • Nutrition and weight management
  • Peer support and community resources
  • Programs to stop spoking
  • Physical therapy and chiropractic services

General Health

You will be at the center of a Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT). A provider, nurse, and others will engage with you to manage your health care.

  • Primary care: includes general medical care for acute and chronic conditions, such as chronic pain, high blood pressure, and diabetes
  • Preventive care: includes immunizations and cancer screenings, such as mammogram, Pap, and colonoscopy
  • Gender-specific care
  • Birth control
  • Family planning and preconception counseling
  • Maternity and newborn care (first 7 days after birth)
  • Osteoporosis screening and management

Gynecology Health Services

Evaluation and treatment for:

  • Abnormal Pap test
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Infertility
  • Pelvic pain
  • Gynecologic cancers

Mental Health

Evaluation, counseling, and treatment for:

  • Depression, mood, and anxiety disorders
  • Alcohol and drug use and addiction
  • Coping with illness
  • Intimate partner violence/sexual and domestic abuse
  • Military sexual trauma (MST)
  • Parenting and caregiver concerns
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Stress adjustment from deployment

Specialty Care

  • Management of chronic or complex conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and fibromyalgia, as well as HIV/AIDS and hepatitis
  • Surgery programs available at most Medical Centers
  • Rehabilitation, homebound, and long-term care VA referrals are given to those in need of rehabilitation therapies, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy

VA referrals are given to those in need of rehabilitation therapies, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language therapy, exercise therapy, recreational therapy, and vocational therapy.