United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Crisis Line

United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Information and Referral Hotlines


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General Information
Description of ServiceConnects veterans, active duty/reserve and guard service members in crisis and their families and friends with Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.
Geographical AreaUnited States. (Includes all PA counties: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata,Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, and York counties)
Intake ProcedureApply for your VA benefits at your Local Regional Offices: VA regional offices can assist you with filing the appropriate VA forms.Also, to apply for a specific benefit, visit Applying for Benefits. In addition, VSO's (Veteran Service Organizations) can assist you as well by answering general questions and even petitioning on your behalf for services they believe you are qualified to receive.
Helpful TipsSupport for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
GenderEither
EligibilityYou may be eligible for VA benefits if you are a: veteran; veteran's dependent; surviving spouse, child or parent of a deceased veteran; uniformed service member; present or former reservist or National Guard member.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
Contact Information
 
Physical Site City, State, Zip Washington, DC 20472
Main Phone 800-273-8255 and Press 1
Hotline Phone Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
Web Address www.veteranscrisisline.net
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Affiliated Program: United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Information and Referral Hotlines
This Service: United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Crisis Line
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Active Military (YN-0500)
Coast Guard Personnel (YN-0500.1500)
Families of Military Personnel/Veterans (YJ-2050)
General Crisis Intervention Hotlines (RP-1500.1400-250)
Mental Health Hotlines (RP-1500.1400-500)
Military Reserves (YN-5000)
National Guard Personnel (YN-0500.6000)
Suicide Prevention Hotlines (RP-1500.1400-800)
Veteran Reintegration Counseling (RP-1400.8000-900)
Veterans (YN-9000)