United States Department of Veterans Affairs

VA Long Beach Healthcare System

Women Veterans

Women Veterans Health Care You Served, You Deserve the Best Care Anywhere: Closeup of three women

Did you know that women are the fastest growing group within the Veteran population? At the VA Long Beach Healthcare System, we offer a variety of health services to address the unique needs of women Veterans. To make an appointment, please contact the Women's Health Clinic at (562) 826-5633.

We are located on the First Floor in Building 126. Clinic Hours are:

Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Medical Services

  • Gender Specific Care including breast and cervical cancer screening
  • Preventive health screening
  • Contraceptive counseling and management
  • Family Planning
  • Menopause management
  • Osteoporosis Evaluation and care
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections evaluation and treatment
  • Surgical services for breast care, gynecological disorders, urinary incontinence and oncology
  • Reproductive health care, including gynecological care and appropriate referrals for obstetrical care, infertility evaluation and genetic testing
  • Comprehensive OEF/OIF clinic
  • Tobacco Dependence Treatment
  • Obesity counseling, weight loss - referral to MOVE! 

Mental Health and Sexual Trauma Counseling

The VA Long Beach Healthcare System is committed to assisting women Veterans with their psychological needs.

Services include:

  • Mental health counseling
  • Sexual trauma counseling
  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Psychological support groups

For more information, contact: Lori Katz, PHD, Military Sexual Trauma Coordinator at (562) 826-8000 ext. 4919.


Watch as women Veterans — of all ages and conflicts — discuss the care they receive in VA facilities across the country. Length: 06:35

You Served You Deserve Video





Gina Gutierrez-Rawson, Women Veterans Program Manager

Gina Gutierrez-Rawson
Women Veterans Program Manager
(562) 826-5617

Women Health Program 
  Health Care Services 
  Military Sexual Trauma 
  Frequently Ask Questions 

Helpful Links 
  VA Women Veterans Health Care Program 
  California Department of Veterans Affairs Women's Program* 
  Women in Military Service for America Memorial* 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 

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