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VA Puget Sound Health Care System


Chaplain Service

About the ProgramVA Chaplain logo 

VA chaplains provide spiritual and emotional support for patients, family members, friends and staff from all religious traditions. We minister to the whole person, seeking to integrate faith in all areas of life.

Services Offered

  • support during times of doubt, guilt, anger, uncertainty
  • grief and loss counseling
  • devotional materials
  • pastoral support at the time of terminal diagnosis
  • advanced care planning
  • bereavement ministry
  • rituals including prayer, anointing, sacraments, blessings, worship services
  • funerals, Memorials, and other special services
  • community referrals
  • ethics counseling
  • crisis ministry

Contact Us


Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm, call (206) 764-2023. After hours and weekends, call (800) 329-8387 and ask operator to page the on-call chaplain.

American Lake

Mon - Fri 8am - 4p, call (800) 329-8387, ext 76191.
After hours and weekends, call (800) 329-8387 and ask operator to page on-call chaplain.

Staff bios can be found here

Religious Services

Seattle Division

Sunday: Chapel Worship - 10am, Bldg 100/Room 1B-156

Catholic Mass

Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm Chapel BB108

Friday: 1:00pm Transitional Care Unit (TCU), 1st Floor Dining Room (Room #1B-156)      

American Lake Division

Services located in the Chapel, Bldg 111. See the facility map.

Protestant Service

9:30am Coffee
10:00am Sunday Worship
11:30am Sunday Ward 7B

Catholic Mass

9:00am Sunday in Chapel
11:00am CLC Dining Room
Monday, Thursday, Friday 4:30pm in Chapel
First Friday Holy Hour & Mass at 4 pm

Clinical Pastoral Education

The Chaplain Program furthers the teaching mission of VA Puget Sound through its pastoral education program.


Contact Info


  • VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Contact Number(s)

  • 206-764-2023
  • 800-329-8387 Ext. 76191

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm
    After Hours and Weekends - Call 800-329-8387, press 0 for operator