tours, chaplain service, potluck, singalong, santa

VA Maine at Togus to host veteran, family open house

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TOGUS — VA Maine HCS invites veterans and their families to attend the VA Maine Veteran & Family Open House at the Togus VA Medical Center, Saturday, Dec. 14, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., at 1 VA Center, Augusta, Building 200 (Hospital).

This is an opportunity for Veterans and their families to learn about VA health care and benefits, meet VA Maine clinical staff, take a tour of the facility and new Fisher House, and learn about the history of the nation’s first VA.

There will be activities for children, including Santa Claus, face painting and more.


Parking available at Building 200 – Parking Lot 2

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

 Building 200- Main Hospital Lobby
o Walking Tours of the VA Maine Togus Campus and Fisher House

 Tours will leave the lobby every 15 minutes starting at 9 a.m., last tour will depart at 11 a.m. (tours will take about 1 hour)

 Meet and Greet with staff throughout the tours along VA Maine Street and learn about the facility’s history as the Nation’s first VA.

Meet and Greet with Staff at the Following Locations:

 Building 200- Main Hospital Lobby
o Fisher House Tours
o Pharmacy
o Health Benefits Advisor (HBA)
o Prosthetics & Sensory Aid Service
o Surgical Services & Perioperative Nursing
o Medical Services: Apnea Clinic & Home-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation (HBCR)
o Transportation & DAV Travel Services
o Vet Center
o Beal’s House
o Children’s Activities

 Building 210 – Theater
o Whole Health
o My HealtheVet
o Volunteers of America – Cabins in the Woods
o Homeless Services
o History of Togus Slide Show

 Building 235 – Chapel
o Chaplain Service
o Cantata Musical

 Building 203 – Administration Corridor
o Chaplain Service

 Building 248 - Veteran Service Center
o Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
o Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
o Maine Bureau of Veteran Services (MBVS)
o Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA)
o Veteran Benefits Administration (VBA)

 Building 204 – Patriot Store Lobby
o Vocational Rehabilitation
o Women’s Clinic
o Togus Primary Care & Call Center
o Research & Development

 Building 204 – Patriot Café Lobby
o Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs)
o Voluntary Service
o American Legion (AL)
o Suicide Prevention

o Telehealth
o Nutrition & Food Service

 Building 206 – Mental Health Clinic Corridor
o Mental Health Services

 Building 232 – Recreation
o Recreation Therapy – Gym & Pool

 Building 207 – Community Living Center Lobby
o Home Based Primary Care (HBPC)
o Community Living Centers (CLC) including Hospice, Dementia and Rehabilitation units
o Geriatrics & Extended Care (GEC)

12 p.m.

 Wreaths Across America Ceremony in the West Cemetery

 Cantata Musical in the Chapel Building 235

o Chaplain Service is inviting everyone to come together and “Celebrate our Veterans and the Holidays” with Pot-Luck, Music, and Sing-a-Long (singing practice begins at 12 p.m. and formal event will start at 1 p.m.) All are welcome.

For questions, contact Jonathan Barczyk at 207-623-8411 ext. 2200.

Event Date: 

Sat, 12/14/2019 - 9:00am

Event Location: 

Togus VA Medical Center


1 VA Center, building 200
Augusta  Maine
United States