If you have a life threatening emergency, please call 911. To contact the VA Suicide Prevention Hotline 24-hours a day, seven days a week, please call 1-800-273-8255.
Virtual Help Desk
If you need additional information about the VA Maryland Health Care System or you would like to ask a question about our programs and services, you can submit your request online to the Virtual Help Desk. This online resource allows veterans and their family members to submit questions or comments about the VA Maryland Health Care System. All questions and requests for information will be answered in a timely manner.
Subscribe Online for E-News
Veterans and their family member can now subscribe online to receive news releases, fact sheets and special announcements from the VA Maryland Health Care System. This free service allows subscribers to receive e-mail messages about important health care issues, changes in copayments and eligibility criteria and upcoming special events and educational programs.
Important Phone Numbers
Our Important Phone Numbers page provides you with the most frequently requested phone numbers throughout the VA Maryland Health Care System. Included on the Important Phone Number page is the contact information for the following: Telephone Care; Medical Centers & Outpatient Clinics; Prescription Refills; Clinic Appointments; Enrollment Centers; Long Term Care; Billing Information; Automated Appointment System; VA Health Benefits Service Center; Lodging; VA Benefits; Cemetery Information; and Vet Centers.
VA National Inquiry Routing & Information System (IRIS)
For questions and assistance with all matters related to the Department of Veteran's Affairs, the Inquiry Routing & Information System (IRIS) has information covering all VA Departments, services and benefits. IRIS also provides an opportunity for you to submit questions using their secure messaging system for personal information.