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What are Vet Centers and how can they help 

If you have served in any combat zone, Vet Centers are in your community to help you and your family with readjustment counseling and outreach services.

You've earned these benefits and there is no cost to you or your family members.

Services

The Vet Centers offer a wide range of services to help you make a successful transition from military to civilian life. Services include -

  • individual & group counseling
  • marital and family counseling
  • bereavement counseling
  • medical & benefits referrals
  • employment counseling

What is readjustment counseling?

Readjustment counseling is a wide range of psycho social services offered to eligible Veterans and their families in the effort to make a successful transition from military to civilian life.  They include:

  • Individual and group counseling for Veterans and their families
  • Family counseling for military related issues
  • Bereavement counseling for families who experience an active duty death
  • Military sexual trauma counseling and referral
  • Outreach and education including PDHRA, community events, etc.
  • Substance abuse assessment and referral
  • Employment assessment & referral
  • VBA benefits explanation and referral
  • Screening & referral for medical issues including TBI, depression, etc.

Does VA have readjustment counseling for family members?

Family members of combat veterans have been eligible for Vet Center readjustment counseling services for military related issues since 1979.

Am I eligible for Vet Center readjustment counseling?

If you, or a family member, served in any combat zone and received a military campaign ribbon (Vietnam, Southwest Asia, OEF, OIF, etc.) than your family is eligible for Vet Center services.

Where is counseling offered?

VA's readjustment counseling is provided at community-based Vet Centers located near veterans and their families. All Vet Center services are prepaid through military service. Contact your nearest Vet Center through information provided in the Vet Center Directory or listings in your local blue pages. Vet Center staff are available toll free during normal business hours at 1-800-905-4675 (Eastern) and 1-866-496-8838 (Pacific).  For Oregon click here http://www2.va.gov/directory/guide/state.asp?STATE=OR&dnum=ALL

Video on Vet Centers

VA Video - VA Vet Centers 

This video was produced and directed by Kyle Hausmann-Stokes (SSG), Army OIF 07-08 and recent graduate from the USC Film School. All Veterans featured in this video are combat Veterans employed in Vet Centers.

Vet Centers in Oregon  
Central Oregon Vet Center
Eugene Vet Center
Grants Pass Vet Center
Portland Vet Center
Salem Vet Center

Bend - Central Oregon Vet Center
1645 NE Forbes Rd, Suite 105
Bend, OR 97701

Phone: 541-749-2112   Fax: 541-647-5282

Eugene - Eugene Vet Center
190 East 11th Avenue, Suite 200
Eugene, OR 97401

Phone: 541-465-6918 Or 877-927-8387  Fax: 541-465-6656

Normal working hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. In an effort to better serve the veteran and family members, upon request Vet Centers will provide services after normal work hours and/or on weekends.

Grants Pass - Grants Pass Vet Center
211 S.E. 10th St.
Grants Pass, OR 97526

Phone: 541-479-6912  Or 877-927-8387  Fax: 541-474-4589

Normal working hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. In an effort to better serve the veteran and family members, upon request Vet Centers will provide services after normal work hours and/or on weekends.

Portland - Portland Vet Center
1505 N.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97230

Phone: 503-273-5370  or 877-927-8387   Fax: 503-273-5377

Normal working hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. In an effort to better serve the veteran and family members, upon request Vet Centers will provide services after normal work hours and/or on weekends.

Salem - Salem Vet Center
2645 Portland Road, Suite 250
Salem, OR 97301

Phone: 503-362-9911      Fax: 503-364-2534

Normal working hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. In an effort to better serve the veteran and family members, upon request Vet Centers will provide services after normal work hours and/or on weekends.

 

 

 

 

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