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On Thursday, July 4th, 2024, the Atlanta VA Health Care System outpatient clinics and administrative offices will be closed in recognition of Independence Day. In case of an emergent situation, Veterans should dial 911 or visit the closet emergency department. 

Volunteer or donate

Atlanta VA Health Care System (VAHCS) Center for Development and Civic Engagement (CDCE) depends on the goodwill of our benefactors and volunteers who wish to give something back to America's heroes.

Become a volunteer

Volunteer opportunities are available for adults or students (14+ years old) as individuals or groups. Our volunteers can work with patients or "behind the scenes" to help the VA run smoothly.

Our Regular Schedule (RS) volunteers are committed to volunteering at least four (4) hours per week for a minimum of six (6) months. All RS volunteers are required to complete new volunteers training, volunteer application, background check, finger-printing, and QuantiFERON (Tuberculosis) test.

Our Occasional Volunteers often volunteer for special events, occasions, or on an as needed basis. Our Occasional volunteers are required to complete new volunteers training and a volunteer application.  

Contact the Center for Development and Civic Engagement (CDCE) Office to discuss your volunteer interest within the Atlanta VAHCS via email: or office telephone: 404-728-7728.

Make a donation

Donations from people like you help us provide more services to Veterans. You can donate online, by mail or in person.

Atlanta Fisher House

Fisher House Foundation builds comfort homes where military & veteran families can stay free of charge, while a loved one is in the hospital.

These homes are located at military and VA medical centers around the world.

Fisher Houses have up to 21 suites, with private bedrooms and baths. Families share a common kitchen, laundry facilities, a warm dining room, and an inviting living room.

Go to the Fisher House Foundation website to “Direct Your Gift To” support Atlanta VAHCS Fisher House @

Thank you for your support

The Internal Revenue Service has announced that under the Tax Code, donations to the Department of Veterans Affairs’ General Post Fund for exclusively public purposes are deductible from federal income taxes in the manner and to the extent allowable. This announcement reflects the tax law provision which makes those donations deductible as "donations to the United States."

Contact us

To schedule a time to drop off your donation or to volunteer, please contact Center for Development and Civic Engagement (CDCE) at:

Phone: 404-728-7728