Does VA provide health care for my children?

The provision of health care to children who are not Veterans is limited to those instances where specific authority is given to VA by law. Contact your nearest VA health care facility (found online at and ask to speak with the Women Veterans Program Manager. Also, to find out if your child qualifies for health care through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in your state, see or call 1-877-543-7669.