Veterans Resources

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Crisis Text line is 741741

The U.S. Military Retired Handbook is a handy tool for all veterans :…/2014_U.S._Military_Retired_0.…

The Official Benefits website of the U.S. government;

U.S. federal government website for information on disability programs and services nationwide;

TRICARE health care program for service members (active, Guard/Reserve, retired) and their families; (1-877-988-9378)

Military Service and Social Security   or call toll-free, (1-800-772-1213)
For the deaf or hard of hearing, call TTY number:

If you became disabled while on active military service on or after October 1, 2001, visit wounded warriors to find out how you can receive expedited processing of your disability claim.

National Contact Center; If you have a question about federal agencies, programs, benefits, or services
1-800-FED-INFO (333-4636)

Women Veterans Hotline
1-855-VA-WOMEN (829-6636)

Children of Women Vietnam Veterans (CWVV)
1-877-345-8179 (or) 1-888-820-1756

Help for Homeless Veterans;   1-877-4AID-VET 1 (877)424-3838.

Combat Call Center
1-877-WAR-VETS (877-927-8387)

Start by obtaining your Military Personnel Records such as your DD214 log in at

Vet Centers

Eligibility: If the veteran, or family member served in any combat zone and received a military campaign ribbon (Vietnam, Southwest Asia, OEF, OIF, etc. ) then your family is eligible for Vet Center services. 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. This includes:

  • Individual and group counseling for Veterans and their family.
  • 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 & referral
  • VBA benefits explanation and referral
  • Screening & referral for medical issues including TBI, depression, etc.

Phoenix Vet Center
4020 N. 20th St #110
Phoenix. AZ 85016
602-640-2981 or 877-927-8387

West Valley Vet Center
14050 N. 83rd Ave. # 170
Peoria, AZ 85381
623-398-8854 or 877-927-8387

Mesa Vet Center
1303 S. Longmore, # 5
Mesa, Arizona 85202
480-610-6727 or 877-927-8387

Lake Havasu Vet Center
1720 Mesquite, # 101
Lake Havasu, AZ 86403
928-505-0394 or 877-927-8387