About the program

The Ventanilla de Salud (VDS) is a program of the Government of Mexico developed by the Department of Health and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It is implemented through 50 Mexican consulates in the United States and local health organizations.  The Ventanillas provide reliable information on health topics, counseling and referrals to available and accessible health services  in local communities.  This program was designed to improve the physical and mental health of Mexicans and their families living in the United States and to increase access to primary and preventive health insurance coverage and ensure culturally sensitive services in order to reduce the use of emergency services.

Even when the VDS program is a Mexican program, it is important to mention that this program is open to any family or individual in need, no matter their race, nationality or immigration status.

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Hours and Location

Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 2:00pm

Consular Section of
the Embassy of Mexico
1250 23rd St. NW
Washington, DC 20037

Tel. 202-736-1015


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