Visitor Information - Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System
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Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System


Visitor Information

Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System (SLVHCS) proudly serves Veterans from a 23-parish area in southeast Louisiana by offering primary and mental health care within 30 minutes of home for 90 percent of our enrollees. SLVHCS consists of the New Orleans Veterans Medical Center and seven community-based clinics in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Hammond, Slidell, Houma, Franklin, Bogalusa and St. John Parish, with dental clinics in Mandeville and Metairie.

For the safety and security of our Veterans and staff, SLVHCS has federal Police Officers stationed at all our community based outpatient clinics, including the main facility at 2400 Canal Street. Officers patrol the main facility and parking lots 24 hours, seven days a week.

For Police Service administrative assistance call 800-935-8387 ext. 72213 or (504) 507-2213.

For non-emergency Police assistance call 800-935-8387 ext. 72011 or (504) 507-2011. 

In an Emergency, call 800-935-8387 ext. 72010, dial 33333 on an internal line, or call (504) 507-2010.

All SLVHCS facilities are federal property. All persons and bags are subject to search. In addition, no weapons, alcohol or illegal drugs are permitted at any time.

Limited free parking is available for patients at all facilities on the day of treatment. 

At the New Orleans VA Medical Center,

  • Patient Parking Garage access on Galvez Street
  • Speed limit is 5 MPH
  • Front end parking only
  • Valet parking is available during regular business hours

Shuttle Service
Shuttles are available to take patients to the New Orleans VA Medical Center from the community-based outpatient clinics. 

Wheelchair Assistance
A limited number of wheelchairs are available for your assistance. When you arrive for an appointment, please inform the parking attendant or patient guides and one will be provided for your use.

Smoking Guidelines
Smoking is not permitted at any SLVHCS facilities.