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Read about what's happening in our VA Coatesville health care community.

No regrets over choosing VA

A Veteran's initial frustration turns into a great experience.

Two portrait images. The one on the left shows him in civilian clothes with his arms crossed across his chest and the other in his Army uniform.

Building community partnerships help homeless Veterans

Community partners are recognized by Coatesville VA for their contributions to previously homeless Veterans.

Community partners pause for a picture surrounded by the leadership and social workers from the Coatesville VA Medical Center.

Availability of Resources Causes Concern for Veteran Treatment Court Newcomer

Excitement quickly turned to concern as a newcomer settled into their position as the County Court Coordinator for Veterans Treatment Court.

Briefer addresses attendees seated in a conference room.

Benefiting First Responders

"I just didn't think it was going to be as great of a relationship as it has turned out to be. Their communications and their feedback, I'm blown away by it."

Police officer stands next to his police vehicle

Opening day event for sports fans

Sports fans gathered to get geared up for the football season during an Opening Day Event September 21, at the Coatesville VA Medical Center's Community Living Center (CLC).

A Veteran in an Eagles jersey is in front of a backdrop of a football field holding a football and a helmet.

New Medical Center Director Named

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the appointment of Jennifer Harkins as the new medical center director of the Coatesville VA Medical Center (VAMC) in Coatesville, Pennsylvania.

Ms. Jennifer Harkins, Executive Medical Center Director.

VA police begin to use body cams and dash cams

VA police officers at the Coatesville VA Medical Center begin to use in-car and body-worn cameras on August 28.

VA Police Officers Standing - 2 males

Responding to Veterans in Crisis

Representatives from Montgomery County gathered in Eagleville, on June 16th, and shared their thoughts on the Veterans Response Team’s (VRT) progress after 18 months of training first responders to connect Veterans in crisis with the resources they need.

Veterans Response Team (VRT) trainers and trainees from Montgomery County on June 8, 2022, conducting scenario training designed to help them connect with Veterans in times of crisis.

PACT Act creates collaboration opportunity with Penn Medicine

An opportunity for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to collaborate with the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) brought representatives from both organizations and Veteran representatives from the local community to the Coatesville VA Medical Center (VAMC) grounds, on June 27th.

Attendees gather for a group photo with the Memorandum of Understanding at the event in Philadelphia

A mindful step in the Whole Health journey

U.S. Army Veteran, Bill Seelaus, strengthens his mindfulness and awareness, tenants of Whole Health, on April 11, by incorporating Tai Chi classes into his personal health care plan.

Recreation Therapist leads a Veteran through Tai Chi exercise.