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Returning service member care

VA Palo Alto health care 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.

Connect with a care coordinator

Laura Gomez

Post 9/11 Military 2 VA Program Manager

VA Palo Alto health care



Care we provide at VA Palo Alto 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

Vet Centers

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

You may also contact our San Jose and Santa Cruz County Vet Centers.

Learn more about Vet Centers