The VA Chaplain Service’s primary mission is to provide for the religious and spiritual care of patients and their family members. The Chaplains provide individual patient care as well as group leadership in the following areas:
Chaplains are on duty in the medical center seven days a week. In addition a Chaplain is on call each night to provide emergency patient care.
For more information, please call (858) 642-3496.
Catholic: Sunday, 1:00 p.m., Monday - Friday, 11:30 a.m.
Protestant: Sunday, 2:00 p.m. (and on Ward 2 South C-Pod at 9:00 a.m.)
Other: By special arrangement
From Warrior to Soul Mate: Empowering Couples to Joyful Living
A free relationship-building retreats for returning combat Veterans. Our “From Warrior to Soul Mate: Empowering Couples to Joyful Living” retreat is designed to help couples grow in communication skills and emotional wisdom. Practical tools empower partners to work toward a more fully loving and committed relationship. Click HERE to see a video of how three couples experienced the Couples' Enrichment Weekend Retreat.
Booklet - Making Hard Choices - When Patients Are Not Able to Speak for Themselves*
When patients are unable to communicate, this booklet provides a way for loved ones to consider the questions they may face. It also provides guidance on how to foster self-care at such a difficult time.
*The content of any or all of this booklet, used in any form, must be attributed to the VA San Diego Healthcare System