Women Veteran Health Care, Mental Health, and Wellbeing Support

Explore a variety of resources and services designed to support women veterans.

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Federal Programs

Health Care Resources

VA Health Care Resources (Includes Mental Health and Substance Abuse Support)

Massachusetts VA Health Centers with Women Health Clinics

Boston VA Medical Center

Bedford VA Medical Center

Leeds VA Medical Center


Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) – Massachusetts

Boston VA Medical Center

Bedford VA Medical Center

Leeds VA Medical Center

Providence VA Medical System

Mental Health and Wellness Resources

Massachusetts Veteran Centers

Massachusetts Programs

Healthcare Resources

Health Care

MassHealth and other options for Massachusetts residents

Massachusetts Health Connector

Enroll any time of the year if you are applying for dental plans or help paying for health coverage including MassHealth, Children’s Medical Security Plan (CMSP), Health Safety Net, or ConnectorCare. Or, if you’ve experienced a qualifying event.

Ironstone Farm

For 40 years, Challenge Unlimited at Ironstone Farm has been helping children and adults find hope and healing through equine-assisted therapies. It serves people with a wide range of disabilities and challenges, uniting a diverse population in an environment that encourages joy, well-being, and improved quality of life.  

North Quabbin Trails Association

The north Quabbin Trails Association is committed to creating and guiding your pathways into the woods.

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc.

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Inc. is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings.

Project New Hope *

Sully’s food and baby pantries provide basic needs, retreats provide healing opportunities, and the assistance program helps to “connect the dots” for those struggling to navigate current government systems. We partner with a wide range of military and government programs, with one goal, to support the Veterans where the other programs falter. Veterans deserve our nation’s gratitude, and, more importantly, a place to rebuild with honor.

Strongwater Farm Therapeutic Equestrian Center *

For more than two decades, Strongwater Farm has improved the quality of life and health for thousands of children and adults with special needs in the Greater Boston area through professional Equine-Assisted Services (EAS).

A 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, we are one of only two EAS centers in northeast Massachusetts with Premier Center accreditation from the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, International (PATH Intl.).

Mental Health and Wellness Resources

Cambridge Women's Center*

Provides a supportive community space for all women by offering opportunities for empowerment, learning, healing, trauma support, and understanding. The Cambridge Women's Center offers a safe space for women to connect and support others through empowerment and self-determination.

Family Care and Support at Home Base*

Home Base is a national nonprofit dedicated to healing the invisible wounds of war for Veterans of all eras, Service Members, Military Families and Families of the Fallen through world-class, direct clinical care, wellness, education and research – all at no cost to them – regardless of era of service, discharge status or geographical location.

National Resources

Health Care Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous

Offers people who may have a drinking problem and for those in contact with people who have, or are suspected of having, a problem, a way to develop a satisfying life without alcohol. Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem, and available almost everywhere.

Asian Women for Health*

Dedicated to advancing health and wellness for Asian women and underrepresented people through education and advocacy. We envision a world where underrepresented people are well-informed, have access to care that is culturally appropriate and high quality, and inspired to live happy, healthy lives.

Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (Includes VA & DOD Policies)

Your genome contains many important clues about you—from your ancestry to the way your body responds to diseases, medications, and aging. Find out how the rapidly emerging field of genomics is transforming our understanding of human health and enabling advances that benefit all of humankind.

Health Care Without Walls (HCWW)*

Dedicated to providing free, compassionate medical care, education, and advocacy to homeless women and children in greater Boston. Health Care Without Walls (HCWW) services revolve around wellness care to meet the health care needs of women.

Invitae (Affordable Genetic Testing & Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008)

At Invitae, we believe that good health is possible—and that genetic information has the ability to transform the way medicine is practiced, making what once seemed impossible possible, as we empower people to make decisions about their health through the power of genetics.

Medicaid Program - General Information*

Learn how Medicaid provides health coverage to millions of Americans, including eligible low-income adults, children, pregnant women, elderly adults and people with disabilities.

National Partnership for Women & Families*

Provides advocacy for women's health, reproductive rights, and economic justice to improve the lives of women and families. The National Partnership for Women and Families is a national, nonprofit, non-partisan organization that works to change policy and culture in both the public and private sectors and at the federal, state, and local levels.

Office on Women's Health*

Provides programs and activities for women's health that inform and advance policies, educate the public and health professionals, and support innovative programs. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women's Health (OWH) is working to increase awareness of veteran women and provide resources to improve their health and wellness.

Sister Song*

Provides training and leadership development on reproductive rights, prenatal and postpartum healthcare, and contraceptive access. Sister Song is a national organization geared to training and leadership development for indigenous voices and women of color as well as reproductive justice.

Women's Health: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention*

CDC’s Office of Women’s Health (OWH) promotes public health research, evidence-based programs, policies, and strategies to improve the health and well-being of women and girls. The office serves as a central point for women’s health and raises visibility of risk factors and other conditions that impact women and girls’ health. OWH collaborates with leadership from CDC Centers, Institutes, & Offices, other federal agencies, national organizations, professional associations, consumer groups, researchers, and others with shared interests in advancing the health and well-being of women and girls.

Women's Health: Department of Health and Human Services*

Provide national leadership and coordination to improve the health of women and girls through policy, education, and innovative programs.

Mental Health and Wellness Resources

Black Women's Blueprint (A part of Restore Forward)

Provides in-person retreats to facilitate spaces for healing, reconciliation, and human connection in the natural world. Black Women's Blueprint, lives inside Restore Forward, works to fill a need for spaces and services designed by and for Black women and survivors to heal from trauma and violence.

Lifeline for Vets (Suicide & Other Resources)

Our Women Veteran Resources program connects women Veterans with appropriate resources to help them transition to civilian life after leaving the military, and to provide them with resources and tools to transition to civilian life and to continue to be leaders in their communities.


National Park Service Lifetime Access Pass (for disabled veterans)

Many Veterans, with a service connected disability rating, are entering Federal recreation lands and national parks for free with an America the Beautiful-the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands lifetime Access Pass through an interagency partnership between the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation. Good for entry into thousands of federally managed recreation sites across the country, the Lifetime Access Pass is another way a grateful nation says thank you for the service and sacrifices of U. S. Veterans with disabilities.

World TEAM Sports

Offers inclusive athletic programs from mountain climbing, cycling, white water rafting, and many other sports to both adaptive and able-bodied participants. World T.E.A.M. uses athletics to challenge adaptive men, women, and children to accomplish goals they never thought possible.

Mobile Apps from the National Center for PTSD

PTSD Coach: Learn about and manage symptoms that often occur after trauma.

Mindfulness Coach: Practice mindfulness, a form of meditation that reduces stress and helps you cope with unpleasant thoughts and emotions by grounding you in the present.

VetChange: Build skills to reduce problem drinking, a common negative coping mechanism used to deal with stress, trouble sleeping, PTSD, and other challenges.

Beyond MST: Connect with information and resources for survivors of military sexual trauma—a challenge that can impact service members of any gender or  and background.

AIMS for Anger Management: Get help managing anger and irritability with a personalized anger control plan, tools for tracking symptoms, and more.

Contact   for Women Veteran Health Care, Mental Health, and Wellbeing Support


Monday-Friday, 8:45 AM - 5:00 PM Closed on state holidays


(617) 210-5755


600 Washington Street, 7th Floor, Boston , MA 02111

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