LA Veterans Homes

Overview

LDVA proudly operates five state-of-the-art Veterans Homes across the state. Each facility offers a variety of services including:

  • Long- and short-term care
  • Rehabilitative therapies
  • Alzheimer’s and intermediate care
  • Skilled nursing
  • Mental health services
  • Centralized pharmacy services
  • And more

Qualifications: Veterans, their spouses and Gold Star parents are eligible for admission into the Veterans Homes if they are deemed to meet basic qualifying criteria. Please view this list of Admission Requirements or call toll free 1-877-GEAUX-VA.

Before applying: Download and print the Medical Information Sheet to be filled in by a doctor or nurse. This form must be completed and submitted with your application.

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*Note: If you would rather not apply online, please download the printable form by clicking here.

Locations

Homes are located conveniently across the state in Jackson, Bossier City, Monroe, Reserve, and Jennings. Read more about each location below.

  • Northwest LA Veterans Home in Bossier City

    This 156-bed state facility opened its doors to the first resident on April 9, 2007. Located on 17 pristine acres in Bossier City, Louisiana, the facility has a fishing pond with pier, a large chapel, and an activities building complete with a sports and game lounge. The facility has an outstanding medical team that provides complete medical care including skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and Alzheimer’s/Dementia care. Ambulatory and wheelchair transportation is also provided for medical appointments to the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center.

    Location
    3130 Arthur Ray Teague Pkwy
    Bossier City, LA 71112
    Phone: (318)741-2763
    Fax: (318)741-2783

    Contacts
    Mr. Wes Pepitone, Administrator

    For information regarding admission to this facility, please contact:
    Rene’ Belt, MSW, LCSW Social Services Director
    Phone: (318)741-2763 ext. 138
    Email: Rene.Belt@vetaffairs.la.gov

    For information regarding activities and volunteer opportunities, please contact:
    Lowrane Johns, Activities Director
    Phone: (318)741-2763 ext. 127
    Email: Lowrane.Johns@vetaffairs.la.gov

    View the NW LA Veterans Home’s 2017-2022 Strategic Plan here.

  • LA Veterans Home in Jackson

    This 161 bed facility is located on 82 serene acres and offers a variety of amenities including two fishing ponds, a greenhouse, a nature trail, and a chapel. The staff provides complete medical care including skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, Alzheimer/Dementia care, and transportation services.

    Location
    4739 Hwy 10
    Jackson, LA 70748

    Contact
    Mr. Jon Salter, Administrator
    Phone: (225) 634-5265
    Fax: (225) 634-4057
    Email: jon.salter@vetaffairs.la.gov

    View the LA Veterans Home’s 2017-2022 Strategic Plan here.

  • Southwest LA Veterans Home in Jennings

    This 156 bed facility opened on November 14, 2004 and is located on 40 majestic acres in Jennings, Louisiana. Features include a 4 and a half acre fishing lake with pier, large chapel and an activities building complete with a sports and game lounge and provides complete medical care including skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, Alzheimer/Dementia care, and transportation services.

    Location
    1610 Evangeline Road
    Jennings, LA 70546

    Contact
    Matt Duhon, Administrator
    Phone: (337) 824-2829
    Fax: (337) 824-2581
    Email: matt.duhon@vetaffairs.la.gov

    Christy Callens, Admissions Coordinator
    Phone: (337) 824-2829 ext. 113
    Email: christy.callens@vetaffairs.la.gov

    View the SW LA Veterans Home’s 2017-2022 Strategic Plan here.

  • Northeast LA Veterans Home in Monroe

    This 156 bed facility opened on December 3, 1996 and is located on a 20 acre pecan orchard adjacent to Bayou DeSaird in the northern area of Monroe, Louisiana. It features a fishing pier, chapel, and huge picnic area. The facility provides complete medical care including an 10 bed Medicare Skilled Nursing Unit, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, a Specialty Alzheimer/Dementia Care Unit, and transportation services for medical appointments. Our Recreaction Department schedules numerous daily, in-facility activities as well as several monthly, off-site activities.

    Location
    6700 Hwy 165 North
    Monroe, LA 71203

    Contact
    Mr. Ken Houston, Administrator
    Phone: (318) 362-4206
    Fax: (318) 362-4241
    E-Mail: ken.houston@vetaffairs.la.gov

    View the NE LA Veterans Home’s 2017-2022 Strategic Plan here.

  • Southeast LA Veterans Home in Reserve

    This 156 bed facility opened on June 4, 2007 and is located on 20 acres in Reserve, Louisiana. Only 27 miles from New Orleans, it is conveniently located next to the St. John’s Parish Senior Citizens Center and the VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic. The facility offers a variety of amenities including a fishing lake and a large chapel, in addition to complete medical care including skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, Alzheimer/Dementia care, and transportation services.

    Location
    4080 W. Airline Hwy
    Reserve, LA 70084

    Contact
    Mr. Cleveland Obey
    Phone: (985) 479-4080-4206
    Fax: (985) 479-4090
    E-Mail: cleveland.obey@vetaffairs.la.gov

    View the SE LA Veterans Home’s 2017-2022 Strategic Plan here.

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