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Returning service member care

VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System provides health care and other benefits to the newest Veterans returning from service, even if you are still on active duty or an activated member of the National Guard or Reserve. Talk to a care coordinator about making use of your health care benefits.

Post 9/11 Military to VA (M2VA) Case Management Program Manager

Care we provide at VA Finger Lakes health care

We can help you access service and benefit programs tailored to the needs of returning service members, including:

  • Polytrauma care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Mental health care
  • Counseling
  • Family benefits counseling
  • Referral assistance

Dawn R. Smith LCSW, CCM

Post 9/11 Military to VA Case Management Program Manager

VA Finger Lakes health care

Phone: 607-664-4542

Email: dawn.smith7@va.gov

Lisa Couperus LCSW

Post 9/11 Military to VA Case Management Program Manager

VA Finger Lakes health care

Phone: 585-393-7412

Email: Lisa.Couperus@va.gov

Vet Centers

Vet Centers are counseling centers that help Veterans readjust after deployment. The Vet Center in Rochester provides counseling for individuals, groups, married couples, and families. They also provide guidance and referrals for other VA and community resources.

Learn more about Vet Centers