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W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center - Salisbury, NC

 

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Veteran Care

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VHA) is committed to providing quality care to all Veterans including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Veterans. Excellent care has no boundaries.

We Serve All Who Served poster

W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center - Salisbury, NC seeks to promote the health, welfare, and dignity of LGBT Veterans and their families. We are committed to making sensitive and high quality health care accessible. Our policies and practices focus on ensuring a safe, welcoming, and affirmative environment of care for LGBT Veterans. Our employees receive training in clinically competent care that is responsive to the unique needs of LGBT Veterans.

LGBT Veteran Care Coordinator (VCC) Program

As of March 2016, each VA facility has a local LGBT Veteran Care Coordinator (VCC) who is appointed by their facility leadership. The VCC is responsible for promoting best practices for serving LGBT Veterans and connecting LGBT Veterans to services.

Health Information

To learn important information about the unique health risks of LGBT Veterans, download these relevant fact sheets. Here you can also find information about relevant services offered by VA.


Gay and Bisexual
Men
Health Care Fact Sheet

Gay and Bisexual Men Health Care Fact Sheet

Lesbian and Bisexual
Women
Health Care Fact Sheet

Lesbian and Bisexual Women Health Care Fact Sheet

Transgender
Women
Health Care Fact Sheet

Transgender Women Health Care Fact Sheet

Transgender
Men
Health Care Fact Sheet

Transgender Men Health Care Fact Sheet

Contact

John W. Hall, PhD
LGBT Veteran Care Coordinator
Charlotte CBOC
704-597-3500 Ext. 37119
John.Hall7@va.gov

D. Cassie Bartlett
LGBT Special Emphasis Program Manager
Charlotte HCC
704-329-1300 Ext. 31240
Donald.Bartlett1@va.gov

Candace Decaires-Mccarthy, PsyD
Kernersville LGBT Point of Contact
Kernersville HCC
336-515-5000 Ext. 21081
Candace.Decaires-Mccarthy@va.gov

Nancy Furst, PsyD
Charlotte HCC LGBT Point of Contact
Charlotte HCC
704-329-1300 Ext. 31412
Nancy.Furst2@va.gov

Yoshiko Yamamoto, PhD
Kernersville HCC LGBT Point of Contact
Kernersville HCC
336-515-5000 Ext. 21119
Yoshiko.Yamamoto@va.gov

Resources

LGBT Updates