Women Veterans - Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks
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Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks

 

Women Veterans

About the Program

Women who have served in the Armed Forces are eligible for a variety of Veterans benefits. VA actively encourages women to utilize the benefits due them.

The Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks Women's Health Program targets programs and facilities to meet the unique needs of female Veterans.

Services Offered

Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks services for women include —

  • Gynecology services
  • Breast exams and mammography
  • Reproductive health care
  • Pap Smears
  • Contraceptive services
  • Menopause management and hormone replacement therapy
  • Gender specific care and education
  • Cancer screening
  • Osteoporosis evaluation and treatment
  • Prosthetic services
  • Infertility evaluation and limited treatment
  • Maternity care benefits
  • Counseling and treatment for sexual trauma and assault occurred during military service
  • PTSD and Substance abuse treatment and counseling
  • Readjustment counseling

Patients will be referred to other VA facilities or to the community for any service not available at Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks.

Mental health services, including treatment for post traumatic stress disorder, are also available for women. Treatment for substance abuse is available as well.

For Women Veterans, VA is Here

VA welcomes women Veterans. We are committed to providing high-quality services in a sensitive and safe environment at all VA facilities. Women Veteran Program Managers are available at each VA medical center to assist women Veterans with questions and coordinate services (see contact information on this page).

Each woman Veteran is assigned a Women’s Health Primary Care Provider. These experienced providers are trained to deliver comprehensive primary care, as well as routine women’s health care. You will be at the center of a Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) where a provider, nurse, and others will work with you to manage your health care:

  • Primary care: general medical care for acute and chronic conditions, such as chronic pain, high blood pressure, and diabetes
  • Preventive care: immunizations and cancer screenings (breast and cervical), osteoporosis screening and management
  • Gender-specific care
  • Birth control, family planning, and preconception counseling

Learn more about the gender-specific services VA has to offer

Women Veterans Call Center

The Women Veterans Call Center provides women Veterans information about VA services and resources, benefits, and eligibility. The toll-free line is available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m. ET and on Saturdays 8:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m. ET. Please see our Women Veterans Call Center website or call 855-VA-WOMEN (855-829-6636). Call, chat, or text are all available.

Contact

Roseanne Harris, MSN, RN
Women Veteran Program Manager
Specialty Care Building 21, First Floor, Room 1283
479-443-4301 Ext. 65321
Roseanne.Harris@va.gov

She Wore These
Women Veterans Call Center: 1-855-VA-WOMEN