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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
  • Memorials, and other special services
  • Community referrals
  • Ethics counseling
  • Crisis ministry

Contact Us


Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:00pm, call (206) 764-2023. After hours & weekends, call (800) 329-8387 - Ask Operator to page the on-call Chaplain.

American Lake

Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:00pm, call (253) 582-3523. After hours & weekends, call (800) 329-8387 - Ask Operator to page the on-call Chaplain.

Staff bios can be found here

Religious Services

Seattle Division

Catholic Mass

              Chapel            Bldg. 100-BB108               Tues -Thurs-Sun 4:00pm

Protestant (Non-Denominational) Service

Chapel           Bldg. 100/BB-108             Sun 10:00am  

American Lake Division

Directions to Chapel map

Catholic Mass:

                Chapel          Bldg. 111                        Sun 8:30am
                CLC              Bldg. 200, Dining Room    Fri   4:00pm

Protestant (Non-Denominational) Service

 CLC              Bldg. 200, Dining Room    Sun   9:00am
 Chaplain       Bldg. 111                        Sun  10:00am




Contact Info


  • VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Contact Number(s)

  • 206-764-2023
  • 253-582-3523

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm
    After Hours and Weekends - Call 800-329-8387, press 0 for Operator, ask for on-call Chaplain