Little Rock AFB Community
Veterans in Pulaski and Lonoke counties are served within Veterans Integrated Service Network 16 — the South Central VA Health Care Network, with the nearest major medical center in North Little Rock, less than 30 minutes from Little Rock Air Force Base. VISN 16 serves more than 445,000 veterans each year with 10 medical centers and 40 community-based outpatient clinics located throughout Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi and portions of Texas, Missouri, Alabama and Florida. The closest community outpatient clinic is in El Dorado.
Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs
2200 Fort Roots Drive
Building 65, Room 119
North Little Rock, AR 72114… 501-370-3820
VA Suicide Hotline……………… 800-273-8255
The Department of Veterans Affairs improves the quality of life for Arkansas’ 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 two hospitals, eight community clinics and a veterans home. Combat veterans who were discharged or released from active serivce on or after Jan. 28, 2003, are eligible to enroll for enhanced care in the VA health care system for five years from their date of discharge or release. The enrollment period begins on the discharge or separation date of the service member from active-duty service, or in the case of multiple call-ups, the most recent discharge date. Veterans, including activated reservists and National Guard members, are eligible if they served on active duty in combat after Nov. 11, 1998, and have been discharged under other than dishonorable conditions. Go to www.va.gov/healthbenefits/apply/returning_servicemembers.asp.
Eugene J. Towbin Healthcare Center
2200 Fort Roots Drive
North Little Rock, AR 72114… 501-257-1000
John L. McClellan
Memorial Veterans Hospital
4300 W. Seventh St.
Little Rock, AR 72205…………. 501-257-1000
The Eugene J. Towbin Healthcare Center and John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital offer a broad spectrum of inpatient and outpatient health care services, ranging from disease prevention to primary care, complex surgical procedures and extended rehabilitative care. This system serves as a teaching facility for more than 1,500 students and residents enrolled in more than 65 education programs; its principal affiliate is the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.