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Women/Minority Veterans Health

Benefit Category: Federal

Women Health Clinic Fargo VA

Women Veterans Health Care addresses the health care needs of women Veterans and works to ensure that timely, equitable, high-quality, comprehensive health care services are provided in a sensitive and safe environment at VA health facilities nationwide. We strive to be a national leader in the provision of health care for women, thereby raising the standard of care for all women.

Every Wednesday Afternoon
By appointment only  -call 1-800-410-9723
Press 2 for Central Scheduling

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Maternity Care

Maternity Care is contracted to local communities

Community Based Out Patient Clinics

  • Bismarck: 701-221-9152
  • Dickinson: 701-483-6017
  • Grafton: 701-352-4059
  • Jamestown: 701-952-4787
  • Minot: 701-727-9800
  • Williston: 701-577-9838

Linda Marquart,
Women Veterans Program Manager
2101 N Elm Street
Fargo, ND 58102
Phone 1-800-410-9723 ext 3786

Native Domain

Native Domain

Native Veterans represent the highest proportion of rural Veterans in the country. The often isolated and dispersed nature of rural Native Veterans presents significant barriers for access and quality of care. In response to these challenges, the Office of Rural Health established the Native Domain to serve as a national resource on healthcare issues for rural Native Veterans. 

A variety of projects were developed to support implementation, identification and dissemination of information on culturally-competent best practices for rural Native (American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander) Veteran clinical care and outreach. 

Learn more about the Native Domain.

Homeless Female Veterans

Homelessness among women veterans is expected to rise as increasing numbers of women in the military reintegrate into their communities as veterans. Women currently make up 8% of the total veteran population and 14.6% of the active duty military, increasing to an estimated 16% by 2035. The number of homeless women veterans has doubled from 1,380 in 2006 to 3,328 in 2010. This offers links to several programs for female veterans.

Discharge Requests

Most Veteran’s benefits require that applicants provide a copy of their Form DD 214 or discharge record, which is evidence of their veteran status. This is an important document and must be safeguarded. In the State of North Dakota separation documents are considered confidential and privileged NDCC 37-18-11 (13). National Guard members may receive a NGB22 and /or NGB23 upon obtaining 20 years of satisfactory service (20 year letter).