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Important Contact Information for Emergent or Urgent Care

Important Contact information for Emergent or Urgent Veteran Care

Charles George VAMC Emergency Department828-298-7911 ext. 4053

Administrator On Duty – x.2505 or x.2506

Please call the Emergency Department if you are bringing a Veteran to the VA ED If you need to take the Veteran to a community hospital, please report this to the VA Emergency Care Reporting system: 844-72HRVHA (844-724-7842) or complete the online report at"Veterans Health Administration - Community Care (

VA Police828-298-7911 x. 5310 Direct line: 828-296-4493

Mental Health Scheduling – Hope and Recovery Center, Building 9 (Mental health and Substance Use Disorder care) 828-298-7911 x. 2519 Walk-in clinic available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – 8 am to 3 pm and Wednesdays 10 am – 3 pm

Homeless Program Walk-In Clinic828-298-7911 x. 1198

Walk-in clinic available Monday – Friday 8 am to 4 pm Check-in at VA ED Eligibility and Enrollment – 828-298-7911 x. 250

Veterans Justice Outreach Program828-774-7621 or 828-713-8356

Suicide Prevention Coordinator828-298-7911 x. 5812 or x. 2836 or x. 5033 COMPACT Act Information and Resources: care before, during, and after suicidal crisis: starting January 17, 2023, VA will pay for, provide or reimburse emergency care for certain Veterans and individuals – including ambulance transportation costs – and follow-on inpatient or residential care related to the event for up to 30 days, and outpatient care for up to 90 days, including social work.

Emergency Care Reporting system: 844-72HRVHA (844-724-7842) or complete the online report at">">">Veterans Health Administration - Community Care (

VA Crisis Line - 988, Press 1 VA Homeless Hotline- 877-424-3838

Decedent Affairs828-298-7911 x. 5234