VA - Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System

About the VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care SystemAbout this Facility

The Department of Veterans Affairs recognized the need for an expansion of Veterans' health care services in Deep South Texas and approved the formation of a new health care system encompassing twenty counties comprised of the Laredo, McAllen, Harlingen, and Corpus Christi service areas.? The name of this new health care system is the VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System (VATVCBHCS) and this new system officially activated on October 1, 2010.? The VATVCBHCS leadership team now manages its budget independently from the VA in San Antonio.? Decisions on the expansion of programs, hiring of staff, and other key issues are now made locally.??

Community-Based Outpatient Clinics

In addition to the VA Health Care Center at Harlingen, we offer services in five community-based outpatient clinics and 2 PACT clinics. These clinics are located in ??

Laredo, TexasMcAllen, TexasHarlingen, TexasCorpus Christi, Texas


Honor America Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.


VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System will continue to be the benchmark of excellence and value in health care and benefits by providing exemplary services that are both patient centered and evidence based.

This care will be delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning, discovery and continuous improvement.

It will emphasize prevention and population health and contribute to the nation's well-being through education, research and service in National emergencies.

Key Business Drivers

Our key business drivers are quality, financial integrity, patient satisfaction, and employee satisfaction.

Our Core Values

Integrity: Act with high moral principle. Adhere to the highest professional standards. Maintain the trust and confidence of all with whom I engage.

Commitment: Work diligently to serve Veterans and other beneficiaries. Be driven by an earnest belief in VA mission. Fulfill my individual responsibilities and organizational responsibilities.

Advocacy: Be truly Veteran-centric by identifying, fully considering, and appropriately advancing the interests of Veterans and other beneficiaries.

Respect: Treat all those I serve and with whom I work with dignity and respect. Show respect to earn it.

Excellence: Strive for the highest quality and continuous improvement. Be thoughtful and decisive in leadership, accountable for my actions, willing to admit mistakes, and rigorous in correcting them.


Career Phase:
Discharges Allowed:
  • No Minimum Discharge
Military Branch:
Programs for Family Members:
Service Counties:
  • Virtual - Online Only
Services Category:
  • Mental Health
  • MH - Counseling
  • MH - MST
  • MH - PTSD
  • MH - Substance Abuse and Therapy
  • MH - TBI
  • Physical Health
VA Disability Rating Requirement:
  • No Disability Requirement
Vet Plus: