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Women Veterans


It is the goal of MOVA and the DC government to improve advocacy and outreach to women who have served in the military, gather better data and research on women veterans in DC, participate in policy that is (or may be) relevant to women veterans, and help advance the level of care women veterans receive in DC.

We understand that working for women veterans means hearing your questions, problems issues or concerns. Of course, it also means hearing what's working. With all this in mind, we approach this exciting new position with women veterans at the forefront of all we do.

Washington DC VA Medical Center Women's Health Center

The DC VA Women's Health Center focuses on health promotion, disease prevention and wellness in an atmosphere appealing to women. The center is managed by nationally certified women's health care nurse practitioners and staffed by board certified physicians.

DC VA Medical Center  (50 Irving St. NW, Washington, DC  20422)

1st Floor Room 1E391


Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 4:00pm

VA Services for Military Sexual Trauma

If you experienced any form of sexual assault, rape, or domestic violence while on active duty and still suffer mental or physical health problems today, you can receive counseling and services at the VA.

VA Women’s Program Managers

Women Veterans Program Managers advise and advocate for women veterans and can help coordinates all the services you may need, from primary care to specialized care for chronic conditions or reproductive health.

​For more information: Federal VA: Women Veterans Program Managers

DC Mayor's Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives

The Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives (OWPI) is committed to enhancing the quality of life for all women and their families within the District of Columbia. OWPI, working in conjunction with the DC Commission for Women, is in a unique position to serve as a liaison between the public and private sectors and the Executive Office of the Mayor. The office tracks local women’s issues, concerns and proposals and presents these ideas to the Mayor and officials in the Bowser Administration.