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We offer many resources on campus for our students from the Career Center to the Counseling Center.
Here are additional external resources for veterans to utilize if needed.
Vet Centers provide counseling designed specifically for individuals who have served in the military.
Springfield Vet Center
95 Ashley Avenue, Suite A
West Springfield, Mass.
Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke
The Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke is a health care option for veterans that includes health care services, hospice care, residential accommodations, a dental center, multiservice outpatient services, and veterans assistance center.
Massachusetts Veterans’ Service Officers
If an individual wants to apply for benefits, local counties have veteran service officers that can help with service claims, such as compensation for an injury in service, either mental or physical. While they are not part of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, they can help in situations and assist with getting service records, including if veterans need proof they have served or needs additional documentation, and these individuals have access to the necessary systems.
Veterans Crisis Line
The line allows veterans to text, call, or participate in an online chat with qualified responders from the Department of Veteran Affairs, seven days per week, 365 days per year.
Call (800) 273-8255 and press 1
Veterans who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless can call to talk with trained counselors who answer questions and connect individuals with local VA staff professionals.
1-877-4AID VET (877-424-3838)
Supportive Services for Veterans and Families (SSVF)
A national grant program that helps veterans with deposits, emergency rent, electricity, jobs, case management, and other needs.
Veterans Inc. is a national organization that supports veterans and the services they need.
Make the Connection
Make the Connection connects veterans and their families to information and resources.