VAPAHCS hosts three hospitality programs, providing free on-site lodging for Veterans receiving care at the facility. Defender's Lodge is a 34,000 square foot facility with 52 suites and 104 beds. There are two Fisher Houses, each with 21 suites. These hospitality programs also provide support for the other six VA health care systems in VISN 21 who refer Veterans for care at VAPAHCS.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.