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Veteran and Family Hotlines

Concern/Issue Phone Contact Website
Homelessness 1-877-424-3838
For the Homeless National Call Center, click here.
For the National Coalition for Homeless Vets, click here.
Military Sexual Trauma (MST) Safe Helpline
Confidential one-on-one help, 24 hours/7 days/week.
Click here for more information and to contact the MST coordinator at the nearest VA.
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Vet Crisis Line
Press 1
Talk to a combat veteran:
Counseling 24/7:
Click here.For PTSD Programs click here.
For Clinical Practice Guidelines click here.
Special Issues:
Gulf War/Agent Orange/Project Shad/Mustard Agents and Lewisite/Ionizing Radiation
1-800-749-8387 Click here.
Suicide Prevention Vet Crisis Line
Press 1
Confidential Chat
Text: 838255
For VA's crisis hotline, click here.
For the Veterans Crisis Line, click here.
-Identify crisis signs
-Resource locator
-Quiz to see if the vet might benefit from services
For online chat, click here.
Every VA Medical Center has a suicide prevention coordinator. Calls to the crisis line are referred to these coordinators.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) 24/7 outreach center
For Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, click here.
For Clinical Practice Guidelines, click here.
VA Caregiver Support Line 1-855-260-3274 Click here.
VA FacilityLocator 1-877-927-8387 Click here.