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Based on Governor Northam’s Declared State of Emergency due to COVID-19, VVFS offices will be operating at a reduced capacity until further notice. All DVS Virginia Veteran and Family Support Program office sites are closed to in-person assistance.  Operations ARE CONTINUING via phone and email. If as a veteran, you or your family has a need which requires a face-to-face meeting In an urgent or emergency situation, please advise when you speak with the Regional Director or Resource Specialist at time of initial contact. Please contact 1-877-285-1299 and your call will be routed to the appropriate region for assistance. Please be sure to state your name, a return phone number, and your location clearly.

Mental Health Services

This page contains a list of national resources for veterans in need of Mental Health Services whichprovide: treatment, support and information to persons experiencing a psychological or emotional crisis, a traumatic event, or substance abuse or addiction including misuse of medications.


Call Centers

  • 2-1-1 Virginia provides 24/7 crisis intervention and referral to mental health services in Virginia
  • VA Crisis Line provides 24/7 crisis intervention and referral for military, members of the Guard and Reserve and their families 
  • VA Women Veterans Call Center answers questions about VA services for women
    • 1-855 VA WOMEN
  • Marine Corps DSTRESS Line The Marine Corps DSTRESS Line is a 24/7, anonymous phone and online live chat counseling service with a ‘Marine-to-Marine’ approach. The call center is staffed with veteran Marines, former FMF Corpsmen, Marine Corps family members, and licensed clinicians with specific training in Marine Corps culture.
  • Defense Center of Excellence for Psychological Health Outreach Center provides 24/7information and support onpsychological health and traumatic brain injury
  • Real Warriorsoffers an online Live Chat with a professional counselor
  • Coaching Into Care is a free and confidential coaching service operated by the VA to help callers discover new ways to talk with their Veteran about their concerns and about treatment options.
  • inTransition is a voluntary and confidential program to support service members moving between health care systems or providers including transition from active duty to the civilian providers.

State Resources

National Resources