Wilmington VA Medical Center
Schedule a VA Appointment
There are many ways for Veterans to make health care appointments.
- If you don’t have VA health care benefits, you can apply now. Apply for VA health care.
- If you’re having a medical emergency, please call 911 or call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255, then press 1.
Schedule an Appointment
Follow the instructions on this page on how to make an appointment by phone at this facility.
VA now offers online appointment scheduling for some appointments. We hope to expand the number of VA facilities and types of appointments in the future.
If you have VA health care benefits, you can schedule your VA primary care appointments online if you:
- Are scheduling your appointment with a VA medical facility that accepts online scheduling, and
- Have had a primary care appointment at that VA facility within the last 2 years, and
- Have a My HealtheVet Premium account or DS Logon Premium account (used for eBenefits and milConnect)
With your online account, you’ll also be able to:
- Track the status of requests
- Send messages about requested appointments
- Get notifications about appointments
- Cancel appointments
Upgrade your Existing Accounts
* Veterans are reminded to arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled appointments - this allows time to check-in to the clinic.
First Time Patient
If you are making your first appointment at the Wilmington VAMC, you will need to call 1-800-461-8262, ext. 2730. The schedulers are available to take your call and make appointments Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. If you receive a voicemail, please clearly state your contact information including your last name, last four of your social security number and contact phone number. Someone will return your call within one business day.
If you are a current Wilmington VAMC, or CBOC patient and you need to make, change, or cancel an appointment, call 302-994-2511 or 1-800-461-8262.
Each Veteran is assigned a PACT team to coordinate your health care needs. To contact your PACT team, you may call 302-994-2511 or 1-800-461-8262 and then follow the prompts:
Wilmington VAMC, Primary Care:
Community Based Outpatient Clinics
Information to Help You Decide about Where to Receive Your Care
VA has a regularly updated Access to Care website that provides useful information that can help you to decide the best VA location for you to receive your care. Before making an appointment, you can find out the following information for a VA location:
- Wait times for primary care, mental health, and some of the commonest specialties
- If same day services are available in primary care and mental health
- If Telehealth is available in primary care and mental health
- If it has an emergency room
- Facility contact information
- Veteran satisfaction scores
- Quality information comparing each VA and local area non-VA healthcare facilities
VA is committed to give Veterans the access to care they need, when they need it. When you’re planning your care at VA, you can rely on us to give you the information you need to make informed health care decisions.