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South Salina VA Clinic

Our outpatient clinic offers primary care and laboratory services care to help you stay healthy and well throughout your life. Below, you’ll find our address and hours, parking and transportation information, and the other health services we offer at our South Salina VA Clinic in Syracuse.

Location and contact information


572 South Salina Street
Syracuse, NY 13202-3220

Phone numbers

Main phone: 315-425-4445
VA health connect: 800-877-6976

Clinical hours

  • Mon: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Tue: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Wed: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Thu: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Fri: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Sat: Closed
  • Sun: Closed
Veterans Recovery Wellness Center

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Cost: Free

Wheelchair availability:  Wheelchairs 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 

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Local transportation services
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Other services

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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

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Health services offered here

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Vocational rehabilitation and employment programs

We can help you reach your job and career goals with one-on-one support, counseling, and training.

Contact information

South Salina VA Clinic
572 South Salina Street Syracuse, NY 13202-3220
  • Mon. 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Tue. 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Wed. 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Thu. 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Fri. 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Sat. Closed
  • Sun. Closed
South Salina VA Clinic

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


Referral required? Yes

Walk-ins accepted? No

Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS) offers therapeutic assistance to Veterans with barriers to employment who are committed to setting vocational goals and addressing identified barriers. VRS helps Veterans to explore career options and understanding the qualifications of these goals with consideration to their unique interests and needs. Our Mission is to provide Veterans with guidance, skills, resources, and therapeutic support to develop and achieve their professional goals.


Benefits of Working & Vocational Rehabilitation

  • Professional Identity
  • Improved Quality of Life
  • Independence
  • Physical/Mental Wellness
  • Access to Employer Benefits
  • Financial Security
  • Sense of purpose
  • Socialization
  • Opportunity to learn skills
  • Structure & Routine


Services Available by Clinically Trained Counselors

  • Counseling on a 1:1 basis to work towards unique professional goals
  • Career Exploration & Career Development
  • Vocational Testing & Assessments
  • Transitional Work Experience: work hardening experience as clinically appropriate
  • Supported Employment supports for Veterans with serious mental illness
  • Documentation Preparation, Job Seeking, Transition to Work, & Job Maintenance Supports
  • Education & Vocational Planning & Support
  • Self-Employment Supports
  • Benefits Counseling
  • Group Education Opportunities
  • Opportunities to Mock-Interview with Community Employers

Eligibility & Referral Process

  • Must be eligible for services and registered with Syracuse VA Medical Center Healthcare
  • Have a medical diagnosis of physical, mental, emotional, substance use, or homelessness that creates a barrier to employment that you want to actively work on overcoming
  • Get a referral from a prescribing provider (primary care provider or psychiatrist)
  • Once a referral is received, you will be assigned to a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Specialized Programs

Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) is a recovery-oriented, vocational model in the continuum of the Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA) work restoration services authorized by 38 USC Section 1718.

            CWT Transitional Work (TW)

            CWT Supported Employment (SE)

            CWT Community-Based Employment Services (CBES)

Vocational Assistance: a set of assessment, guidance, counseling, and other related service that may be offered to groups or individuals.


To learn more about VHA Vocational Rehabilitation Services please visit 

To learn more about VBA Veteran Readiness & Employment please visit

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