VA Central Iowa Health Care System
Nutrition and Food Services
Mission Statement: To provide excellent comprehensive and innovative, evidence-based nutrition and food service programs for our Veterans and stakeholders, and support the full continuum of healthcare through interdisciplinary collaboration both within and outside the Veterans Health Administration.
Registered Dietitian Nutritionists provide medical nutrition therapy to Veterans in the inpatient and outpatient settings. Individual or group appointments are available in person or via telehealth (in your home or at a Community Based Outpatient Clinic). Visit www.nutrition.va.gov/ to learn about the role of nutrition in health and wellness or www.move.va.gov/ to learn about the MOVE! Weight Management Program.
NFS provides healthy, nutritious meals, to Veterans in acute care, the Domiciliary, and the Community Living Center. Food is served by the room service and cafeteria style dining models, allowing Veterans choice and flexibility. Food Service for our guests is provided by the Veteran Canteen Service (VCS).
Contact: 515-699-5854 or 515-699-5822
Hours of Operation 5:30 am - 7:00 pm, 7 days a week
Location: VACIHCS Main Campus, Building 2
VACIHCS Des Moines Campus
Hours of Operation
- 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Daily