Veteran Crisis Help
The Military Crisis Line, online chat, and text-messaging service are free to all Service members, including members of the National Guard and Reserve, and Veterans, even if you are not registered with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or enrolled in VA health care. Hundreds of men and women in the military call us every day, and start to get back on track.
Call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) or TTY: 1-800-799-4889. This hotline is a 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in a suicidal crisis. You will be routed to the closest possible crisis center in your area. Your call is free and confidential.
The Psychological Health Resource Center is a trusted source of information about psychological health and resources related to combat stress, depression, reintegration, how to access treatment, and mental health treatment options.
You'll have 24/7 access via phone, online chat, or email to trained professionals who can answer your specific questions and needs.
Columbus, GA, and Alabama VA Regional Offices
State Veterans' Affairs Offices
|VA - Atlanta Regional Office
1700 Clairmont Road/P.O. Box 100026
|VA - Montgomery Regional Office
345 Perry Hill Road
|Muscogee Co. Department of Veteran Services
1520 3rd Avenue, Suite #5
|Russell County Department of Veteran Services
1000 Broad Street/P.O. Box 1633
|Help For Homeless Vets
Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness—and their family members, friends and supporters—can make the call to or chat online with the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans, where trained counselors are ready to talk confidentially 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
|Disable American Veterans (DAV)
1000 Victory Drive
233 12th Street, Suite 820
511 13th Street/P.O. Box 36
|Veteran Caregiver Support Services
Caregivers play an important role in the health and well-being of Veterans. The Caregiver Support Program offers training, educational resources, and multiple tools to help you succeed. Please contact our Caregiver Support Line for advice on being a caregiver.
|Find Your Local Caregiver Support Coordinator
Caregiver Support Coordinators can:
The Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers offers enhanced support for Caregivers of eligible Veterans seriously injured in the line of duty on or after September 11, 2001.
Enhanced services for eligible participants may include a financial stipend, access to health care insurance, mental health services and counseling, caregiver training, and respite care.
|Fisher House Program
A Fisher House™ is, "a home away from home" for families and Caregivers of Veterans and Active Duty Military receiving treatment at major military and VA medical facilities. VA Fisher House accommodations are provided at no cost to guests and are located within walking distance of the treatment facility.
|Hidden Heroes - Respite Relief
The Elizabeth Dole Foundation and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs have joined together to create a new program, Respite Relief for Military and Veteran Caregivers, which offers family caregivers of veterans or service members access to no-cost, short-term relief with the help of in-home care professionals.