Manchester VA Calendar

Good Afternoon,

I am trying to keep my promise and letting as many of you know about our upcoming events, this is just a tentative list, there are always more things being added:

1.     4/30/12 – Town Hall/Outreach Event at the Portsmouth CBOC. This is open to ALL enrolled Veterans in the Portsmouth area OR any Veteran (from an era) that is interested in the VA Healthcare system. Tentative time is 10:00A – 12:00P. There will representatives from our Outreach Staff, MyHealtheVet and an Enrollment/Eligibility Coordinator available for all those who have questions.

2.     6/8/12 – VFW Convention, we will have representatives available for anyone that has questions.

3.     6/9/12 – Fisher Cats Game – we will have representatives available.

4.     6/22/12 – American Legion Convention, we will have representatives available for anyone that has questions.

5.     6/30 – 7/1 – Portsmouth Airshow – we will have a tent and the Mobile Vet Center available.

6.     7/8/12 – Welcome Home Parade, Portsmouth, NH. We have been invited to set-up a tent to answer questions regarding VA health care and enrolling/eligibility.

7.     8/23/12 – Outdoor Band Concert/Welcome Home Event – this event is still being planned and organized, so stay tuned but definitely Save The Date!!

8.     8/30 – 9/3/12 – Hopkinton State Fair (tentative)

9.     9/7 – 9/9/12 – Seafood Festival, Hampton, NH (tentative

10.  9/15/12 – Seacoast Veterans Conference

In between these events, we would still like to visit different Posts throughout New Hampshire, so if you’d like us to come to any local event that your Post might be having, please let me know!!!

This list is subject to change but as you can see, we have a busy and active Outreach calendar! As you know, word of mouth is the best form of communication, please let friends/family/colleagues know about these events – I cannot stress enough…these events are not just for enrolled Veterans, they are for ANY Veteran who has questions or wants to know more about the VA health care system and especially the Manchester VAMC.

Please contact me with any questions…I am here to SERVE you!


Stella M. Lareau

Public Affairs Officer

Manchester VA Medical Center

718 Smyth Road, Room E-134

Manchester, NH 03104


Phone: 603-624-4366 X6779

Cell: 603-703-1131

Manchester VA Contact Information

Manchester VA Medical Center
718 Smyth Road
Manchester, NH  03104
Telephone:  (603) 624-4366 or toll free 1-800-892-8384

Email:  Complete form.  At 2. *Select a Topic, click the black arrow and highlight Medical Care Issues at Specific Facilities.  Send Secure Email.

Telephone Advice Program

Monday through Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm.
(603) 624-4366 ext. 3199 or toll free (800) 892-8384 ext. 3199.
Nights, weekends, holidays:  ext. 6263 or ext. 6085.

Call our team of nurses and medical support staff to discuss these issues and others:

  • Help decide if you should come to the clinic or hospital immediately
  • Suggest things that you may try before coming to the Medical Center
  • Relay a message to your primary care provider
  • Assist with making, changing, or cancelling appointments


Frequently Called Extensions


Appointment Scheduling Ext. 3199
Billing Office Ext. 6020
Compensation & Pension Exams Ext. 6680
DAV Transportation Ext. 6427
Eligibility – Medical – New Patients Ext. 6410
Eligibility – Health Benefits/Finance Ext. 6247
Eligibility – OEF/OIF Vets, Persian Gulf, or Agent Orange Ext. 6799
Geriatric and Extended Care Ext. 6498
Human Resources Ext. 6605
Mental Health Services Ext. 6825
Minority Veterans Coordinator Ext. 6185
OEF/OIF Returning Combat Veteran Coordinator Ext. 6040
Patient Advocate Ext. 6491
Pharmacy – Prescription Refills Ext. 6543
Primary Care Ext. 3199
Public Affairs Office Ext. 6419
Social Work Outpatient Ext. 6672
Sensory & Physical Rehabilitative Medicine Ext. 6268
Specialty & Acute Care Ext. 3199
Spinal Cord Injury/Disorder Services Ext. 6054
Urgent Care Ext. 6096
Volunteer Services Coordinator Ext. 6419
VA Police Ext. 6426
Women Veterans Coordinator Ext. 6794


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