Visitor Information - Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System
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Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System


Visitor Information


The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System serves veterans throughout Arkansas but primarily from a 46 county area in Central and Southern Arkansas. In addition to our main medical centers in Central Arkansas, we offer a number of services to our patients in four community-based outpatient clinics.

Waiting Areas

For your convenience and safety, we have special waiting areas throughout the facility. Please do not gather in the hallways or at the nurses' stations. You may also want to review our Visiting Hours and Policies.

We have volunteers who work in the Intensive Care waiting areas at specific times. Please check in, and give the volunteer the patient's name. If you leave the waiting area at any time, please let the volunteer know, in case we need to contact you.


The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System has a Police Service. Our officers provide 24-hour patrols of the facility and parking lots. For general police assistance, please dial (501) 257-6550. To contact VA Police via a cell phone during an emergency call (501) 257-1644. 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.

Lost and Found

Lost and Found is located in room GE100 on the Ground floor at the John L. McClellan Veterans Memorial Hospital. They may be reached at extension 257-5500. At our North Little Rock campus, lost and found is located in Bldg 170 at the main inforation desk, Ground floor. They may be reached at extension 257-2629.


A nondenominational chapel is located on the Ground floor of Bldg 170, room GH109 at our North Little Rock campus. In Little Rock the chapel is located in room 2D-109. Protestant Worship Services and Catholic Mass are held on a regular basis. Please contact Chaplain Service at extension 257-2151 for additional information or to speak with one of our chaplains.