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VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

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A to Z List of Services

VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System offers a variety of health services to meet the needs of our nation's Veterans. Many of our services are listed below; however, you may also view our phone directory or contact us for additional information.


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Service Location Phone
Chaplain Service

Chaplain Service provides a variety of services to Veterans, visiting family members and staff.
Omaha VAMC
Lincoln CBOC
Grand Island CBOC and CLC
Compensated Work Therapy and Transitional Residence

The CWT and TR Program is a transitional residence program for Veterans who want to return to the community workforce, but need and want a structured living environment.
Grand Island CBOC
TR House, Building 5
308-382-3660 Ext. 2132
Courtesy Van

The VA NWIHCS courtesy van program provides rides to Veterans from Lincoln and Grand Island to their appointments in Omaha.
Grand Island CBOC
Lincolnc CBOC
308-382-3660 Ext. 2153
402-489-3802 Ext. 7815
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IntegratedEthics Council

IntegratedEthics provides clinicians with tools to address ethical challenges, and is a resource for patients and families faced with ethical concerns.
VA NWIHCS Ethics Hotline
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Medical Foster Home Program

Medical Foster Homes provide home-like settings for Veterans who are no longer able to live on their own.
Omaha VAMC
800-451-5796 Ext. 4796
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NWIHCS Research

Information and resources on VA Research at VA NWIHCS.
Omaha VA Medical Center
800-451-5796 Ext. 3539
800-451-5796 Ext. 3542 or 3544
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POW Advocate

The POW Advocate provides guidance to former prisoners of war on services available to them through VA.
Omaha VA Medical Center
4101 Woolworth Ave.
Omaha, NE 68105
800-451-5796 Ext. 3491
Palliative Care

Palliative Care is interdisciplinary, holistic, compassionate care provided to Veterans with advanced, serious or life-limiting illnesses.
Omaha VAMC
Grand Island CLC

The VA NWIHCS pharmacy processes more than 900 prescriptions every day. Prescriptions may be refilled by phone, mail or on the Internet.
Omaha VA Medical Center
Lincoln CBOC
Grand Island CBOC
855-560-1722 Ext. press 2
Police Service

The VA Police are an enforcement and protective service that operates in and around the VA NWIHCS facilities.
Omaha VA Police Service
800-451-5796 Ext. 3202
Polytrauma Support Clinic

The Polytrauma Support Clinic provides local and regional care for Veterans who were deployment to combat theater and sustained multiple serious injuries.
The Center Mall
1941 S. 42nd St., Ste. 227
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Safe Patient Handling Program

The Safe-Patient Handling Program provides equipment and training to staff to safely assist patients as they move from beds, chairs or stretchers.
Omaha VAMC
Grand Island CLC
800-451-5796 Ext. 5875
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VA NWIHCS uses high-speed Internet/video conferencing technology to connect patients and providers.
VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System
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Veterans Food Pantry

A food pantry is available in Omaha and Lincoln for Veterans who reside in Nebraska.
Omaha VAMC
Lincoln CBOC
Veterans Justice Outreach

VJO is designed to assist Veterans in contact with local law enforcement who can be appropriately diverted from arrest into mental health or substance abuse treatment.
Omaha VA Medical Center
Room 116A5
800-451-5796 Ext. 2194