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VA New Jersey Health Care System

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LGBT Patient Centered Care

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Program

VA New Jersey Health Care System (East Orange and Lyons Campuses) provides an open, supportive and safe environment to meet the needs of LGBT Veterans and their families. Our program offers individual, family and couples therapy for LGBT Veterans. Therapy is also available for Veterans wanting to explore their sexual orientation/identity further.  The staff at VA New Jersey Health Care System VA receive annual LGBT sensitivity training, as well as a transgender mental health services training. The LGBT population can receive other treatment modalities based on their needs.

VA New Jersey Health Care System is accredited by the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization and accredited by HEI.

LGBT Health Services

Individual, group, couples and family therapy

Pre-and-post gender reassignment support

Hormone Replacement Therapy

Multi-disciplinary Transgender Treatment Team

Veteran care via Specialty Care Access Network - Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes

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LGBT Veterans face increased health risks and unique challenges in accessing quality health care. VA is developing policies, provider-education programs, and services to ensure high quality, patient-centered care for LGBT Veterans.



Contact Info


  • Main Buidling

Contact Number(s)

  • 973-676-1000
  • 908-647-0180

Hours of Operation

  • 8:00 am to 4:30 pm