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Returning service member care

VA Shreveport health care provides health care and other benefits to the newest Veterans returning from service, even if you're 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

Ryan Jacobsen DNP, RN

Transition Care Management Program Manager

VA Shreveport health care

Phone: 318-990-5012

Email: Ryan.Jacobsen@va.gov

Christopher Shea Wilkes LCSW

Transition Care Management Case Manager

VA Shreveport health care

Phone: 318-458-6830

Email: Christopher.Wilkes@va.gov

Kay Sanders MHS, RN

Transition Care Management Case Manager

VA Shreveport health care

Phone: 318-990-5211

Email: Kay.Sanders@va.gov

Christopher Kelly

Transition Care Management Patient Advocate

VA Shreveport health care

Phone: 318-990-5028

Email: Christopher.Kelly7@va.gov

Cederic Ealy

Transition Care Management Program Support Assistant

VA Shreveport health care

Phone: 318-990-5070

Email: Cederic.Ealy@va.gov

Care we provide at VA Shreveport

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 Vet Center in Shreveport  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