VFW National Home for Children

General Visitor Policy


Contact us at 800-424-8360 or pmarriott@vfwnationalhome.org


You are welcome to visit the National Home anytime Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time (closed on Holidays). If you want to schedule a guided tour, please contact us one week prior to arriving.   


When visiting the National Home, please register at the reception desk in the lobby of the Administration Building.


A Campus Tour is a guided tour of campus (golf cart or van) with information about the history of the National Home, programs and services offered, and information about campus buildings and landmarks.  



National Home Visitor Rules:

  • The National Home does not allow smoking, alcohol or marijuana use or possession on campus.    

  • No firearms or other weapons are allowed on National Home property.

  • No animals allowed, except for Service Animals, which must be on a 6 foot leash and under the full control of their owner at all times.  Because of potential allergy and other issues, visitors’ Service Animals may not be allowed in a house, if touring.

  • Overnight guests are free to walk around campus, however, for safety and privacy reasons, visitors should not approach any houses in an attempt to visit or take pictures of residents.


Failure to adhere to these rules may result in termination of tour/visit and visitor(s) may be asked to leave the property immediately.


Thank you for your understanding and we hope you enjoy your visit!