Veterans in Bernalillo County are served within the Veterans Integrated Service Network 22: Desert Pacific Healthcare Network, with the nearest major service center in Albuquerque. VISN 22 serves approximately 1.4 million veterans each year with four health care systems, five hospitals, 30 vet centers, one domiciliary and 12 outpatient clinics located throughout Southern California, Arizona and New Mexico.
Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center
1501 San Pedro SE
Albuquerque, NM 87108 505-265-1711
The Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center offers a broad spectrum of inpatient and outpatient health care services, ranging from disease prevention to primary care, complex surgical procedures and extended rehabilitative care. The closest community-based outpatient clinic is in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. For a full list of clinics and other facilities, go to www.albuquerque.va.gov.
Northwest Metro Clinic
1760 Grande Blvd. SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124 505-896-7200
New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services
Bataan Memorial Building
407 Galisteo St., Room 142
Santa Fe, NM 87504 866-433-8387
VA Suicide Hotline 800-273-8255
The Department of Veterans Affairs improves the quality of life for New Mexico’s veterans, military and their families by increasing awareness and access to appropriate federal, state and local resources. Veterans within the state can receive health care from a variety of facilities including one hospital, 13 community clinics and a veterans home.
NMDVA operates two service offices in the area:
Downtown Albuquerque Service Office
500 Gold Ave. SW, Suite 3107
Albuquerque, NM 87102 505-346-4810
Northeast Albuquerque Service Office
5201 Eagle Rock Ave. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113 505-383-2404