Substance Abuse Services - VA Western New York Healthcare System
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VA Western New York Healthcare System


Substance Abuse Services

VA Western New York Healthcare System provides care for Veterans with substance abuse problems including:

  • Assessments
  • Counseling
  • Education Groups
  • Support Groups
  • Referral for vocational planning
  • Referrals to other community programs
  • Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) programs
  • Aftercare Planning
  • Long-term Treatment

Our Substance Abuse Programs offer encouragement and support to help break free from addiction to alcohol and other substances.

Referral for Services

You can get treatment for substance abuse.

To refer yourself for an evaluation, contact the Substance Abuse Program at 716-862-8565. A counselor will ask you for some basic information and set up an appointment.


Have your VA primary care physician or other health care provider refer you. They will send a consult to the Substance Abuse Program. You will be contacted by telephone or mail to set up your first appointment.

Contact Info


  • Buffalo VA 10C

Contact Number(s)

  • 716-862-8565

Hours of Operation

  • 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.