Women Veterans - Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center
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Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center


Women Veterans

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

The VAMC Wilkes-Barre Women's Health Program targets programs and facilities to meet the unique needs of female Veterans.

Services Available - VAMC Wilkes-Barre and our Outpatient Clinics:

  • Primary Care
  • Women's Health Screen:  PAP Exams & Mammograms
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Pregnancy / Infertility
  • Osteoporosis Screening and Treatment
  • Contraception
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Adjustment Counseling
  • Psychological Issues:  Depression, Adjustment
  • Family Life Issues:  Domestic Violence, Financial Issues 


Patients will be referred to other VA facilities or to the community for any service not available at VAMC Wilkes-Barre.

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

All information is strictly confidential.  No Appointment Necessary.

Contacts:  Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center:  570-824-3521 or Toll Free:  1-877-928-2621


  • Patricia Conroy, LCSW VA Women Veterans Program Manager x27517

Contacts:  Outpatient Clinics/Scranton Vet Center:

  • Allentown Outpatient Clinic 610-776-4414
  • Sayre Outpatient Clinic 570-888-6803 x22149
  • Scranton Veterans Readjustment Counseling
    Service 570-344-2676

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.


Patricia Conroy, LCSW
VA Women Veterans Program Manager
570-824-3521 Ext. 27517

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Women Veterans Call Center: 1-855-VA-WOMEN