The weight of military transition from combat and readjustment to a new routine may take an unexpected twist. Reaching out to the Vet Centers of America through the Veterans Administration helps warriors stay in the fight.
Do not give up hope. Help will arrive. Vet Centers of America offer a second chance to explore areas needing self improvement. Vet Center Services offered provide:
- Individual readjustment counseling
- Marital and family counseling
- Referral for benefits assistance
- Job referral
The National Homeless Veteran Hotline is 1-877-4-AID-VET. Homeless veterans in Dane County call the hotline to receive free services. The Vet Center assists those who are eligible from listed campaigns. Some Humanitarian Service Medal Awarded vets may be eligible. Reach out to the numbers listed to learn more. The VA hopes to continue to host public outings when COVID-19 subsides who is working remotely to assist veterans.
Reach out to the Vet Center by calling 1-877-927-8387 for their call center. The Madison VA Hospital provides information by clicking on the link here:
The Madison Vet Center is located at:
1291 Sherman Avenue
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 264-5342 or (608) 256-1901 Ext. 16950
The Madison VA social workers can provide referrals to patients in crisis. Vet Centers offer community support ranging from mental health counseling, group counseling, trauma counseling, family therapy, and post-military adjustment to civilian life. Reach out anytime by either contacting the local office direct or the National Call Center. The National Call Center is available 24 hours per day and seven days per week.