Veterans Center

VA Healthcare for Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides:

  • Five years of free health care for veterans with service-related conditions who served in a theater of combat for Afghanistan or Iraq (OEF/OIF) since November 11, 1998,
  • Low-cost or free health care for all other veterans based on a wide range of eligibility criteria

VA San Diego Healthcare System provides comprehensive health care at the medical center in La Jolla and clinics in Mission Valley, Chula Vista, Vista, Escondido and Imperial Valley.

The transition team provides screening for all OEF/OIF veterans for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma, depression and suicide risk. The team also assists with counseling and transition services.

To enroll for VA healthcare, please call our Enrollment & Eligibility Office at (858) 552-7523.