Women Veterans - VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System
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VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System

 

Women Veterans

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.

Contact

Shana Schenck, LCSW
Women Veterans Program Manager
Reno, Nevada
775-786-7200 Ext. 7225
Shana.Schenck@va.gov

DeLynn Cone, RN
Care Coordinator, Women's Health
Ambulatory Care
775-326-2611
Delynn.Cone@va.gov

Amanda Turner, LCSW
Military Sexual Trauma Coordinator
775-326-2920
Amanda.Turner5@va.gov

She Wore These
Women Veterans Call Center: 1-855-VA-WOMEN