Veterans Discuss Readjustment
Vet Centers offer a wide range of services to Veterans and their families at 300 community-based Vet Center locations.
If you have served in any combat zone, we are in your community to help you and your family with readjustment counseling and outreach services.
Find a Vet Center Near You
Vet Centers are across the US and surrounding territories (US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Guam, and American Samoa).
After-effects of Hurricane MARIA: The following are Vet Center and Vet Center Outstations schedule adjustments within Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands
- US Virgin Islands: St. Croix Vet Center Outstation OPEN, St. Thomas Outstation OPEN
- Puerto Rico: San Juan Vet Center OPEN, Arecibo OPEN (Mobile Vet Center at Arecibo CBOC) and Ponce Vet Center OPEN
All Vet Centers within Florida are OPEN.
All Texas Vet Centers are OPEN.
NOTE: Vet Center Call Center Counseling is also available 24/7 at 1-877-WAR-VETS (1.877.927.8387). (The Vet Center website update frequency is daily, with alerts as needed.) Veterans from storm-affected areas who require immediate assistance may contact the Health Resource Center Disaster Hotline at 1-800-507-4571.
We are the people in VA who welcome home war veterans with honor by providing quality readjustment counseling in a caring manner. Vet Centers understand and appreciate Veterans' war experiences while assisting them and their family members toward a successful post-war adjustment in or near their community.
Life isn't always easy after a deployment. That's where Vet Centers can help. Vet Centers across the country provide a broad range of counseling, outreach, and referral services to combat Veterans and their families. Vet Centers guide Veterans and their families through many of the major adjustments in lifestyle that often occur after a Veteran returns from combat. Services for a Veteran may include individual and group counseling in areas such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), alcohol and drug assessment, and suicide prevention referrals. All services are free of cost and are strictly confidential.
Mobile Vet Center
The Mobile Vet Centers (MVCs) of the Department of Veterans Affairs provide readjustment counseling and information resources to Veterans across the country. Like community-based Vet Centers, Mobile Vet Centers focus on services that help Veterans make the difficult transition between military and civilian life.
Vet Center Call Center
1-877-WAR VETS (1.877.927.8387) is an around the clock confidential call center where combat Veterans and their families can call to talk about their military experience or any other issue they are facing in their readjustment to civilian life. The staff is comprised of combat Veterans from several eras as well as family members of combat Veterans. The service is free for combat Veterans and their families so they may find resources they need at their nearest Vet Center.