Contacting a Patient
If you come to visit a patient, please see our maps for directions and parking locations. You may also wish to review our visiting hours and policies page.
If you would like to send a card, gift or flowers to a patient, the mailing address is:
Patient Name (Patient Room Number if known)
c/o VA Northern Indiana Health Care System
2121 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne IN 46805
1700 E 38th Street Marion IN 46953
For the location of an inpatient or their phone number, you may call toll-free at 800-360-8387 and enter 5 digit extension, enter 0 if the patient extension is unknown.
Send an Email greeting to a Patient
Do you know a Veteran who is hospitalized at our facility? Use this opportunity to create a message of love, hope and compassion and our staff will deliver your message to the Veteran during his/her hospitalization.
If you are unable to visit or would like to send an electronic message to one of our inpatient veterans, please provide the following information:
- Name of Veteran
- Location of Hospitalization: Marion or Fort Wayne
- Message you would like sent to Veteran
Since messages will be handled by members of our staff; you should not include any private or confidential material. (We reserve the right to not deliver messages which contain inappropriate subject matter.)
Messages will be personally delivered by our Volunteer staff during the following hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Please contact our telephone care line if you need medical advice, have a question about your medication, or need to schedule a non-urgent appointment. Your location determines which number to use.
- Fort Wayne metro area: (260) 426-5431
- Marion metro area: (765) 674-3321
- Outside of the Fort Wayne and Marion calling areas:
- If you are sick and wish to speak to a nurse, press 3.
Schedule an Appointment
To schedule an appointment, please contact us at any of the numbers listed on our appointments page, or visit My HealtheVet.
Former Prisoner of War (FPOW) Advocate
Veterans who are recognized as Former Prisoners of War (FPOW) seeking assistance with accessing services have a special advocate. The advocate can assist with making medical center appointments, provide supportive counseling and help with accessing benefits. Contact Louis Rice 800-360-8387 ext73726
Compensation and Pension
You can reach our compensation and pension office at:
- Fort Wayne (260) 426-5431 extension 73122
- Marion (765) 674-3321 extension 73122
- Toll-Free (800) 360-8387 extension 73122
Release of Information
If you need to get information from your medical records, please contact our Release of Information Office.
Inquiry Routing and Information System (IRIS)
VA has established an inquiry routing and information system which provides answers to frequently-asked questions. You may also use this system to submit a comment, question, or concern.
Members of the news media should contact our VA Northern Indiana Health Care System Director's Office at (260) 460-1310.
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