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Traveling/Relocating Veteran Services

The Traveling/Relocating Veteran Program provides patient-centered coordination of care for traveling or permanently relocating Veterans. This program assists Veterans requesting health care and/or mental health care during extended travel away from home or when relocating.

Amy Woodward RN

Traveling/Relocating Veteran Coordinator

VA Butler health care

Phone: 878-271-6359


Care Coordination for Traveling Veterans

To coordinate routine services while traveling, please contact your PACT team by phone or access My HealtheVet.

Traveling Veteran responsibilities:

Prior to traveling:

  • Inform VA primary care team of dates of travel, temporary address, and phone number
  • Discuss any specific health concerns with your PACT care team

For non-urgent care during travel:

  • Contact home PACT team for routine needs, the team will contact the facility Traveling Veteran Coordinator
  • Facility traveling Veteran Coordinator will work to coordinate care with the alternate VA of Veteran’s choice

Pharmacy Information:

  • Veterans should check to see if you have enough medications/refills for your trip 
  • Provide temporary address while traveling to ensure timely delivery of VA medications
  • Alternate VA pharmacy may dispense a ONE TIME 15 day supply of some VA active medications
  • Alternate VA pharmacy will not dispense controlled substances even if there are refills remaining
Additional Resources

The VISN 4 call center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Simply dial 1-833-TELE-URGENT (1-833-835-3874) to speak with a VA nurse. 

Find a VA location, or in-network Emergency Department and Urgent Care locator: