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Kansas City VA Medical Center

Our main campus provides primary care and specialty health services, including mental health care, women’s health services, prosthetics, eye care (ophthalmology), treatment for spinal cord injury, foot care, programs to help you stop smoking and using tobacco, and more. Below, you’ll find our address and hours, parking and transportation information, and the other health services we offer at our Kansas City VA Medical Center.

Location and contact information

Address

4801 Linwood Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64128-2226

Phone numbers

Main phone: 816-861-4700
Mental health clinic: 816-861-4700 x52641

Clinical hours

  • Mon: 24/7
  • Tue: 24/7
  • Wed: 24/7
  • Thu: 24/7
  • Fri: 24/7
  • Sat: 24/7
  • Sun: 24/7
Exterior view of the Kansas City VA Medical Center

Prepare for your visit

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Cost: Free

Wheelchair availability: Wheelchairs are available upon arrival for patients who need them to access the building.
 

Van services for Veterans

DAV vans

Hours: Individual van schedules vary

We work with Disabled American Veterans and county Veterans Affairs directors to provide transportation for Veterans and authorized caregivers to get to scheduled medical appointments.

Non-DAV van services

Many localities in the region provide other van services to Veterans.

Learn more about DAV and the other van services available in your county

Shuttle service at 

Coming soon!

Local transportation services
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Other services

Coming soon!

Beneficiary travel

Beneficiary travel benefits include round-trip transportation from your home to the medical center, mileage reimbursement, or special mode transport. 

Find out if you qualify for beneficiary travel benefits

Hours

Lobby entrance: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

General visiting: Visitation is temporarily limited to family members and designated caregivers of Veterans who are gravely ill or in hospice or palliative care.

The way we screen visitors for COVID-19 changes often. Please be patient with our screeners and practice social distancing when waiting in line:

  • Stay six feet from others.
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes.
  • Clean your hands frequently – wash with soap and water for 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer.

Visitor policies

Help keep COVID-19 out of our facility.

  • Do not visit if you are sick - If you have a cold, cough, runny nose, sore throat, muscle aches or fever, please do not come into the facility.
  • Clean your hands - Clean hands with sanitizer before entering and after leaving.
  • Visit one resident only - Do not visit multiple people in this visit.
  • One visitor per patient at a time.
  • No visitors under the age of 18.

See VA Kansas City's full visitation policy

Visitors are not permitted to stay overnight in the medical center itself. Here are some other options.

Accommodations for Veterans and families

Temporary overnight lodging is available for eligible Veterans.

Fisher House

A place for visiting families to stay, free of charge, while their loved ones receive inpatient medical care.

For any questions regarding donations or how to get involved please contact:

Michael Unden
Fisher House Manager
816-701-3232 or 816-701-3218

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Nearby hotels

When booking, ask for a hospital rate. Many hotels have shuttle service to VA hospitals. Check with the hotel you’re staying at.

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Main Building
First floor, room M1-574
816-861-4700, ext. 52180
Hours: daily, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Chaplains

VA Kansas City health care chaplains serve people of all faiths and denominations as well as patients and families looking for non-denominational support. They are here to listen and offer spiritual and emotional support as you struggle with tough questions and ethical decisions. 

Learn how to request chaplain services during your stay at VA Kansas City.

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