New Bedford Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC)

175 Elm St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
Phone: (508)994-0217 | Fax: (508)994-5489

About this Location

The New Bedford VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic offers an array of services including primary health care, mental health and substance abuse services, specialty clinics, medication management and benefits information to veterans residing is southeastern Massachusetts and parts of Rhode Island.

Specialties and Services


  • Audiology
  • Home-Based Primary Care
  • Housing Assistance
  • Medication Management
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Neurology
  • Nutrition Services
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Primary Care
  • Resource and Referral Services
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Services
  • VA Benefits Enrollment and Counseling
  • Women's Health

Service Settings

  • Health and Wellness Center
  • Home / Community-Based Services
  • Military/Veteran Programs
  • Outpatient Treatment


  • Addiction and Substance Abuse Services
  • Community Resources and Supportive Services
  • Mental Health Services

Evidence-Based Treatments and Special Programs

Mental Health Services include:
  • Psychosocial Evaluations
  • Individual Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Substance Abuse Counseling

VA Benefits Information:

  • A representative of the VA Regional Office will be at the Center monthly to provide advice on VA benefits, educational opportunities, home loans and more


  • N/A


  • Assistance Locating Alternative Transportation Options
  • Limited Transportation Services
  • Offers Home/Community-Based Services
  • Public Transportation Accessible

Referral and Intake Process

Referral Process

  • Veterans only
  • Walk-ins accepted
  • Homeless Clinic Wednesdays from 8 am to noon

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 4 pm

Intake Process

  • Varies according to need

Eligibility and Insurance


Eligible Gender:
Minimum Age:
Other Elgibility Criteria:

All veterans are encouraged to enroll in the VA Health Care System. To begin the process, please complete an Application for Health Care Benefits. You can submit the form online, or you may print the form and mail it to:

Providence VA Medical Center
Eligibility Office - Patient Services (136)
830 Chalkstone Avenue
Providence, RI  02908

You can also bring the form to the Medical Center. The Eligibility Office is located on the ground floor of the Ambulatory Care building.

Whether mailing or bringing your application, please include the following items:

  • a copy of both sides of your current insurance card (including Medicare or Medicaid)
  • a copy of your DD214, 'Armed Forces Report of Transfer or Discharge'
  • (Purple Heart recipients only) a copy of your award letter if 'Purple Heart' is not noted on your DD214

To speak to someone regarding eligibility issues on evenings or weekends, please call (401) 273-7100, extension 3250.


  • VA Benefit