The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS) is one of the largest health care facilities within the Department of Veterans Affairs. It is one component of the VA Desert Pacific Healthcare Network (VISN22), offering services to Veterans residing in Southern California and Southern Nevada. The VAGLAHS consists of two ambulatory care centers and nine community-based outpatient clinics. VAGLAHS serves Veterans residing throughout five counties: Los Angeles, Ventura, Kern, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo. There are 1.4 million Veterans in the VAGLAHS service area. The VAGLAHS is affiliated with both the UCLA School of Medicine and USC School of Medicine as well as more than 45 colleges, universities and vocational schools in 17 different medical, nursing, paramedical and administrative programs. 

The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System serves the health care needs of more than 84,000 Veterans. Each year the system completes more than 1.3 million outpatient visits and more than 8,000 inpatient visits. Its hospitals and ambulatory centers have 716 total operational beds, including 296 domiciliary beds, 224 community living center beds, 82 surgical beds, 48 intensive care beds, 46 inpatient mental health bed, and 20 physical medicine and rehabilitation beds. The VAGLAHS also relies on volunteer service. In a given year, nearly 900 volunteers give over 170,000 hours of their time to serve Veterans.

For more information, please visit the VAGLAHS webpage.

Last updated
January 5, 2024