Visitor Information - Wilmington VA Medical Center
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Wilmington VA Medical Center


Visitor Information

Contact a Patient

If you would like to send a card, gift or flowers to a patient, the mailing address is:
Patient Name (Patient Room Number)
c/o Wilmington VAMC
1601 Kirkwood Highway
Wilmington, DE 19805

For the location of an inpatient or their phone number, dial the Medical Center at (302) 994-2511 or (800) 461-8262.

Public Transportation

The Wilmington VAMC is conveniently served by the DART First State public transportation system. Our facility is located on routes 6 and 19. Check for schedules.

The Disabled American Veteran's Transportation Network provides free transportation for Veterans from Southern Delaware. For questions concerning this service or to arrange transportation, call (302) 633-5414.

The Wilmington VAMC operates vans and shuttles to transport veterans to and from our various CBOC locations in New Jersey. To obtain more information concerning this service or to arrange transportation, call the Cumberland County CBOC at (800) 461-8262, ext. 6500 or the Atlantic County CBOC at (800) 461-8262, ext. 2800.

Police Service

The Wilmington VAMC has a Police Service. Our officers provide 24-hour patrols of the facility and parking lots. For general police assistance, please dial (800) 461-8262, ext. 5280. In case of an emergency, dial 911. Report all suspicious or criminal activity, vehicle accidents, and personal property losses to the VA Police while on the facility grounds as soon as possible.

Because the VA Medical Center is Federal property, all persons and bags are subject to search. In addition, no weapons, alcohol, or illegal drugs are permitted.

Chapel Services

The chapel is located on the ground floor of the main hospital. The chapel is used for a variety of worship experiences including regular Protestant services and Catholic Mass. It is open to everyone -- for quiet meditation and reflection.

Please contact the Chaplain Service at (800) 461-8262, ext. 5433 for additional information or to speak with one of our chaplains.