Togus VAMC is a 67-operating bed facility with general medical, surgical, intermediate and mental health beds, as well as a 100-bed Nursing Home consisting of 50 Skilled and Longer Stay beds, and a 50-bed Dementia Unit. The oldest veterans' facility in the country, having opened in the fall of 1866, Togus is located five miles east of Augusta, the state capital. Togus campus encompasses 500+ acres of buildings and natural woodlands serving as natural habitats for Maine's wildlife. Additionally, the National Cemetery is located on the Togus campus.
History of Togus - This link provides historical and pictorial information from the beginning as the Eastern Branch of the National Asylum for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers through the creation of the Veterans Administration in 1930 and up to present.
Community-Based Outpatient Clinics
In addition to our main facility, we offer services in six community-based outpatient clinics. These clinics are located in —
Mental Health Outpatient Clinics
Fort Kent Access Point
Houlton Access Point
In addition to our main facility, we offer services in two mental health outpatient clinics.
These clinics are located in:
VAMC Togus exists to serve the veteran through the delivery of timely quality care by staff who demonstrate outstanding customer service, the advancement of health care through research and the education of tomorrow's health care providers.
VAMC Togus will be recognized locally, regionally, and nationally as a leader in quality patient care, positive customer service, medical/allied health education, health-related research, and employment opportunities.
We value trust, respect, commitment, compassion, and excellence.