VA NY Harbor Health Care System
Brooklyn Campus: Free parking is available to all patients, visitors and staff of the Brooklyn Campus of the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System 24 hours/7 days in designated areas. There are many handicap parking spots throughout the parking lots with most spots in front of the Outpatient Clinic.
Manhattan Campus: Parking is limited at the Manhattan VA Medical Center. Using public transportation is recommended. There are a small number of spaces available for cars with handicapped stickers. There are public parking garages on 23rd Street between 2nd & 3rd Avenues and on 1st Avenue which also serve Bellevue and NYU.
St. Albans Community Living Center: Free parking is available to all patients, visitors and staff of the St. Albans Community Living Center of the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System 24 hours/7 days in designated areas. There are many handicap parking spots throughout the parking lots.
All patients, visitors, employees and vendors must show appropriate identification at the Police checkpoint in order to enter the VAMC grounds. Those driving on Medical Center grounds must observe the posted speed limits and parking signs. Visitors must park in designated areas and during visiting hours only. Please do not park in spaces reserved for handicapped persons without a permit. Persons who operate or park cars in violation of these regulations are subject to U.S. Court Violation notice and a fine.
Outpatient Clinic Parking
Some free parking is available at some of our outpatient clinics. Patients should call in advance to check on parking availability.
Please view our facility maps to see the locations of our parking lots, handicapped parking areas and facility buildings.
Each Campus has a Police Service. Our officers provide 24-hour patrols of the facility and parking lots. For general police assistance, please dial:
- Brooklyn Campus: 718-836-6600x3549 or x1555
- Manhattan Campus: 212-686-7500 x3720
- St. Albans Community Living Center: 718-526-1000 x8501.
In case of an emergency, dial 911. Report all suspicious or criminal activity, vehicle accidents and personal property losses to the VA Police while on the facility grounds as soon as possible.
VA Police enforce all VA regulations to ensure a safe, secure, healthy environment at the Medical Center. Staff, patients and visitors who act with caring and courtesy promote a climate of cooperation. Patients and visitors cooperate by listening to and following all instructions and by not interfering with the treatment, comfort or safety of other patients.
Violation of VA regulations will lead to disciplinary action and/or prescribed penalties in keeping with the gravity of the offense and the physical and mental condition of the offender. These may include withholding of pass privileges, restriction to unit, disciplinary discharge, removal from the grounds and prosecution in Federal Court.
- Possession, consumption, and being under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the Medical Center are illegal. Offenders will be discharged and may be prosecuted.
- Possession of weapons in the Medical Center is dangerous and illegal. Offenders will be discharged and may be prosecuted.
- Threats, verbal abuse or attempts at physical assault are not acceptable and are illegal. Offenders will be discharged and may be prosecuted.
- Theft or damage to government property is illegal. Offenders will be subject to fines or prosecution.