Grand Island VA Medical Center - VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System
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Grand Island VA Medical Center

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The Grand Island VA Medical Center includes a Community Living Center, Residential Substance Abuse Unit and a Community-Based Outpatient Clinic.

Community Living Center

The Community Living Center is a 65-bed facility.  Services provided by the Community Living Center include extended care, rehabilitation, geriatric care, palliative care, respite care, supportive/restorative and long-term care, and general nursing home care.  

Community-Based Outpatient Clinic


  • Primary care services for veterans in the Grand Island area
  • Some specialty care
  • Mental Health services including residential substance abuse treatment unit
  • Handicapped Accessible: full and easy access for all Veterans.
  • Personal Care: Highly qualified primary care providers, most specialty care referrals to the VA in Omaha.
  • Laboratory: Blood drawing services available.
  • Prescriptions: Routine prescriptions processed through the mail or My HealtheVet.

Creative Arts


Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Grand Island Creative Arts committee as postponed the Grand Island VA Local Creative Arts Competition until Summer 2021 (date TBA) which means if you’re considering submitting an entry, you now have more time! Check back soon for more information!

The Grand Island VA’s Annual Creative Arts Competition provides a unique opportunity for veterans to showcase their creative talents in the applied art, fine art and creative writing mediums. Local first place entries in each of the 50+ categories with have the opportunity to compete in the National Veterans Creative Arts Competition held each fall. Winners from the National Veteran’s Creative Arts Competition are then invited to the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival to exhibit their artwork and original writings or perform musical, dance or dramatic selections in a live stage show performance.

Submissions deadlines will be determined soon - check back soon for more information!

The Grand Island Creative Arts Competition brochure can be found at this link.

If you would like to participate, please complete the appropriate entry form listed below. *Please note, a separate entry form is required for each category entry*

Click here for the Art Division Entry Packet

Click here for the Creative Writing Division Entry Packet

Grand Island Creative Arts Competition Contact:

Alicia Wicht, NBC-HWC, Whole Health Coach
Grand Island Creative Arts Committee Chair
2201 North Broadwell Avenue
Grand Island, NE 68803

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Parking:  Free on premises

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