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Women Veteran care

VA Boston health care supports the health, welfare, and dignity of female Veterans and their families by ensuring equal access to timely, sensitive, and quality care. The Women Veterans Program Manager can help you get the services you need.

Photo of Carolyn Mason Wholley, LICSW, Women Veterans Program Manager for the VA Boston Healthcare System.

Carolyn Mason Wholley LICSW

Women Veterans Program Manager

VA Boston health care



Care we provide at VA Boston health care

Our women's health program offers women Veterans comprehensive care, including:

  • Primary care
  • Gynecology
  • Maternity care, childbirth education classes, and postpartum support
  • Ultrasounds and mammograms
  • Mental health care and counseling
  • Lifestyle wellness services

Women's Comprehensive Primary Care offers "one stop shopping" primary care. Women Veterans are scheduled to see specially trained primary care providers who also provide gender specific primary care. Women's Health providers are available in all of our clinic locations. We have two comprehensive primary care clinics, in Jamaica Plain and Brockton, where women can see their primary care provider as well as providers from Maternity Care and Gynecology.

Women Veterans Call Center provides women Veterans information about VA services and resources, benefits, and eligibility. The toll-free line is available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m. ET and on Saturdays 8:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m. ET. Please see our Women Veterans Call Center website or call 855-VA-WOMEN -- . Call, chat or text are all available.

Through Our Eyes - Women Veterans Experience

Click here to see the Through Our Eyes - The Women Veterans Experience virtual roadshow, is part of the My Life, My Story program, and features photographs and stories of some of the women Veterans we serve at VA Boston, as told in their own voice.