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VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System


Visitor Information


The Denver VA Medical Center is part of the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, which also includes two Nursing Home Care Units and nine Community Based Outpatient Clinics.  The Medical Center is affiliated with Medical, Pharmacy, and Nursing Schools of the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Regis University, CCD, Front Range, and Arapahoe Vocational.  We are proud to have the honor for caring for our nations Veterans.  Thank you for protecting our freedom and serving our country!

Public Transportation

Public transporation is available to the Denver VA Medical Center, Aurora, Lakewood, and Colorado Springs CBOCs.  The Denver VAMC is serviced by RTD bus lines # 15, 10, 32, and 56.  Timetables vary, please consult the RTD website for up to date information.  Additonal information regarding schedules, passes, and a trip planner can be found on the Regional Transportation Department* and Mountain Metropolitan Transit* websites.  Bus schedules are available in each facility at the information desk and agent cashier.

Waiting Areas

For your convenience and safety, we have special waiting areas throughout the facility. Please do not gather in the hallways or at the nurses' stations. You may also want to review our Visiting Hours and Policies.

We have volunteers who work in the Intensive Care waiting areas at specific times. Please check in, and give the volunteer the patient's name. If you leave the waiting area at any time, please let the volunteer know, in case we need to contact you.


The VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System has a Police Service. Our officers provide 24-hour patrols of the facility and parking lots. For general police assistance, please dial 1-888-336-8262 x5233. In case of an emergency, dial 1-888-336-8262 x3911. Report all suspicious or criminal activity, vehicle accidents, and personal property losses to the VA Police while on the facility grounds as soon as possible.

Because the VA Medical Center is federal property, all persons and bags are subject to search. In addition, no weapons, alcohol, or illegal drugs are permitted.

Lodging Services

The Denver VAMC does not provide in-house lodging, but can arrange for offsite lodging for sef-sufficient eligible veteran patients.  Lodging includes the furnishing of a bed and meals.  Unfortunately, family members cannot be lodged; however, there are other options available.  For more information call 1-888-336-8262 x4596.


A nondenominational chapel is located on the basement level of the hospital, adjacent to the parking garage. Protestant Worship Services and Catholic Mass are held on a regular basis. Please contact Chaplain Service at 1-888-336-8262 x2802 for additional information or to speak with one of our Chaplains.