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The City of Rio Rancho is scheduled to switch traffic on Grande Blvd from 19th Ave to Sara Road starting Thursday May 9, 2024.  This construction will affect traffic flow for our NW Metro CBOC location. 

 

 

Northwest Metro VA Clinic

Our Northwest Metro Outpatient Clinic provides primary and specialty health care services, including laboratory (EKGs, blood draw, clinical testing), social work, telehealth (mental health, dermatology, eye screening, sleep study, nutrition), Dental, Optometry and more. Below, you’ll find our address, hours, parking, free transportation options, and the other health services we offer for the Rio Rancho, New Mexico and extended Albuquerque metro's Veteran community.

Location and contact information

Address

1760 Grande Boulevard, Southeast
Rio Rancho, NM 87124-1726

Phone numbers

Main phone:
Mental health care:

Clinical hours

  • Mon: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Tue: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Wed: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Thu: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Fri: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Sat: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Sun: Closed
Sunshine peaking through building edge with puffy white clouds. Front entrance of of the VA Clinic

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.

Our VA New Mexico Health Care System network has a few transportation options for Veterans needing a ride to and from their scheduled VA appointments in the Rio Rancho area. To schedule a ride, check out the following to check their availability and limitations.

Rural Veterans Transportation Program

Arrange a ride

Rural Veterans Transportation Program 
505-429-5906

The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services has launched the Rural Veterans Transportation Program service medical transportation needs for veterans to and from Catron, Cibola, Colfax, De Baca, Guadalupe, Harding, Hidalgo, Lincoln, Mora, Quay, San Miguel, Sierra, Socorro, Torrance and Union counties.  

Veterans must make a reservation for these free round-trip rides at least three days in advance of a medical appointment by calling DVS Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm.

Veteran Transportation Service

Veteran Transportation Service

Our Veteran Transportation Services provides wheelchair-accessible transport vans for Veteran patients. Contact VTS dispatcher for scheduling within 25 miles from our Albuquerque Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center and Rio Rancho Northwest Metro VA Clinic.

Door to door shuttle:

  • First come first serve basis.
  • Appointments between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • Must call 3 business days in advance.

VTS Coordinator:
Daniel Shrodt
Email: daniel.schrodt@va.gov
Phone: 505-265-1711, ext. 5438, 7029

Alternate Contact:
Hugo Rodriquez
Email: Hugo.Rodriquez@va.gov
Phone: 505-265-1711, ext. 4506

Many medical centers and clinics are also served by other local transportation services. To find those, review the transportation services information for the facility you want to visit.

View other transportation options

Other services at VA New Mexico health care

Health services offered here

Click on a service for more details like location, contact, and appointment information.

Mental health care

Common conditions: addiction, depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, OCD
If you’re struggling with issues like PTSD, depression, grief, anger or trauma, we offer counseling and other support. All VA health care facilities offer same-day help. You may qualify even without enrolling in VA health care.

Visit our office, with or without an appointment

A referral is required

Appointments

Any Veteran in suicidal crisis can go to any VA/Non-VA facility in your community regardless of eligible or not. If after hours, go to your nearest urgent care immediately. Tell them you are a Veteran

Main Phone

Main Phone

Military Sexual Trauma

Homeless Hotline

Behavioral Health Appointment Line

Vet Center Call Center

Veteran Crisis Line

Service Hours

The service hours are the same as our facility hours.

Same-Day Mental Health Services

VA New Mexico provides same-day walk in services for mental health and psychiatric help for new and established patients across our facilities in New Mexico and Southern Colorado. 

Emergency Care

Learn more about our Veteran Crisis Line and free emergency care for suicidal treatment at any VA or non-VA facility. Find a Vet Center readjustment counselor near you. Browse our mental health wellness self-care apps to use from your mobile device.

For Rural Veterans

Learn more about our Digital Divide Consult to help you get the technology you need to customize your telehealth mental health needs. And free transportation options specific to your geographic area.

Our medical center and clinics provide consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a range of issues that may impact your mental health or emotional well-being. Our confidential outpatient services include individual and group therapy for:

  • Psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression
  • Marriage and relationship problems
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Anxiety, addictive behaviors, and personality disorders
  • Aggressive or self-harming behaviors

Click here to learn about your local Mental health care services

Primary care

Your VA primary care provider will work closely with you to plan for all the care you need to stay healthy and well throughout your life, including immunizations and vaccinations. They will also work with family members or caregivers who support you.

Visit our office, with or without an appointment

A referral is required

Appointments

Contact us to schedule, reschedule, or cancel your appointment. If a referral is required, you’ll need to contact your primary care provider first.

Main Phone

Main Phone

Service Hours

The service hours are the same as our facility hours.

A strong network of family and internal medicine specialists and services can offer you the best possible care. Internal medicine doctors (internists) prevent, diagnose, and treat adult diseases. Doctors who specialize in family medicine provide primary health care to the entire family. Your primary care team can coordinate the many services you receive such as:

 

  • Labs and blood work
  • Mental health care
  • Women's health care
  • Radiology
  • Social services
  • Telehealth

Telehealth

With VA telehealth, you can get care from your health providers without having to travel. Get checkups and treatment, talk about your care and more—from home or elsewhere.

Visit our office, with or without an appointment

A referral is required

Appointments

Contact us to schedule, reschedule, or cancel your appointment. If a referral is required, you’ll need to contact your primary care provider first.

Main Phone

Main Phone

Service Hours

The service hours are the same as our facility hours.

We use the latest in secure digital technology to set up remote visits with our health care providers. We offer video conferencing, home telehealth services, and store-and-forward telehealth that lets you securely send your health information to experts at VA facilities. We offer telehealth visits with providers in:

 

  • Mental health
  • Retinal care (eye)
  • Bariatric surgery (visit remotely with your weight-loss surgery team before and after your operation)
  • Dermatology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Primary care

Learn more about telehealth

Women Veteran care

Common conditions: women's primary care, mental health, obstetrics and gynecology, pap smear, mammogram

We offer women’s health services to meet your specific needs such as disease screenings, mental health treatment, recovery from military sexual trauma, maternity care and female-specific medical equipment.

Visit our office, with or without an appointment

A referral is required

Appointments

Contact us to schedule, reschedule, or cancel your appointment. If a referral is required, you’ll need to contact your primary care provider first.

Main Phone

Main Phone

Service Hours

The service hours are the same as our facility hours.

Our women's health program offers complete health care for women Veterans of all ages. Our primary care providers specialize in women’s health. They work closely with specialists in gynecology, obstetrics, female urology, oncology, medicine, radiology, surgery, and breast illness. Our services for women Veterans include:

  • Ultrasounds, mammograms, Pap and HPV tests
  • Mental health care and counseling
  • Lifestyle wellness services
  • Menopause treatment, including hormonal therapy
  • Family planning, contraceptive care, and infertility evaluation

Learn more and connect with a Women Veterans Program Manager

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