Veterans Health Administration, Altoona - James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center - Social Services

Veterans Health Administration, Altoona - James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center


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General Information
Description of ServiceHelps veterans and their families with problems associated with the stress of an illness. Social workers help veterans find resources to meet their needs, within the VA system and in their community, such as: home health services, legal services, transportation, and community living. Services offered include counseling to Veterans with drug, alcohol, and emotional problems; to help Veterans and their families understand and adjust to an illness or disability; to Veterans and family members who want to prepare advance directives and durable powers of attorney for health care or finances; to help Veterans and their families cope with terminal illness; to family members about legal issues, such as commitment and guardianship.
LocationBlair
Geographical AreaBedford, Blair, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Mifflin, Somerset
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.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
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 Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm.
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 2907 Pleasant Valley Boulevard
Physical Site City, State, Zip Altoona, PA 16602
Main Phone 814-943-8164
Hotline Phone Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
Other Phone 877-626-2500
Fax 814-940-7898
Web Address www.altoona.va.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Affiliated Program: Veterans Health Administration, Altoona - James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center
This Service: Veterans Health Administration, Altoona - James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center - Social Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Family Counseling (RF-2000)
Substance Use Disorder Counseling (RX-8450.8000)
Veteran Benefits Assistance (FT-1000.9000)
Veteran Reintegration Counseling (RP-1400.8000-900)
Veterans (YN-9000)
Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (LL-3000.9000)