Finding information about VA services for women veterans is now only a text message away thanks to a new feature implemented by the Department of Veteran Affairs.
The Women Veterans Call Center is staffed by representatives and available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET and from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET on Saturdays.
Through the call center, women veterans are linked with female VA employees who can answer questions about topics from benefits, gender-specific care, and even clinic locations nearest you. Even those not enrolled in VA or VA health care can use this number.
“By offering new methods of communication, such as texting, we can reach more women veterans and support their health care needs more quickly,” said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie.
You don’t need to provide any personal information such as your social security number or address through the text messaging feature. The number for the VA’s Women Veterans Call Center is 855-829-6636.