Veterans in Burlington County are served within Veterans Integrated Service Network 4, with the nearest major medical center in Philadelphia, about an hour from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. VISN 4 is a network of nine VA medical centers, 44 outpatient clinics, one mobile clinic and 17 vet centers. In fiscal year 2016, VISN 4 served more than 321,000 veterans from across the nation, primarily from throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Ohio. For veterans in Burlington County, the closest community outpatient clinic is in Marlton, New Jersey.
Burlington County VA Clinic
3000 Lincoln Drive E
Marlton, NJ 08053 844-441-5499
Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center
3900 Woodland Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19104 215-823-5800
The Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center provides health care to veterans living in America’s fifth-largest metropolitan area, including the city of Philadelphia and six surrounding counties in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey. The facility is staffed by approximately 2,000 employees and supports 145 acute care beds and a 135-bed Community Living Center.
The center has an operating budget of more than $474 million and focuses on several mission areas: providing health care, conducting medical research, training health care professionals for the future and being prepared to serve in the event of a crisis or emergency. Its principal affiliate is the University of Pennsylvania.
Veterans in Ocean County are served within Veterans Integrated Service Network 2 — the New York/New Jersey Network — and within that, the VA New Jersey Health Care System. The VANJHCS is a consolidated program composed of two main campuses: one in East Orange, the corporate office in Northeastern New Jersey within the greater New York metropolitan area, and one in Lyons, 22 miles to the west of the East Orange Campus. For veterans in Ocean County, the closest community outpatient clinic is in Brick, New Jersey.
James J. Howard Community-Based Outpatient Clinic
970 Route 70
Brick, NJ 08724 732-206-8900
VANJHCS East Orange Campus
385 Tremont Ave.
East Orange, NJ 07018 973-676-1000
VANJHCS Lyons Campus
151 Knollcroft Road
Lyons, NJ 07939 908-647-0180
State of New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
P.O. Box 340
Trenton, NJ 08625 609-530-4600
Veterans Crisis Hotline 800-273-8255
The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs improves the quality of life for New Jersey’s veterans, military and their families by increasing awareness and access to appropriate federal, state and local resources.
It operates two service offices in the area:
Burlington County Office
555 High St., Suite 6A
Mount Holly, NJ 08060 609-518-2273
Ocean County Service Office
James J. Howard Outpatient Clinic
970 Route 70
Brick, NJ 08724 732-840-3033