Iowa Veteran's Resources
Veteran's Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 Press 1 or Text 838255
Visit the website here: Veterans Crisis Line: Suicide Prevention Hotline, Text & Chat
The Veteran Training online self-help portal for overcoming everyday challenges: Veterans and their families can use this portal’s tools to help manage your anger, develop parenting and problem-solving skills, and more. The tools are based on proven mental health practices that have successfully helped other Veterans and families. The portal is free, and you don’t have to sign in or provide any personal information to use the tools. Visit the Veteran Training portal at https://www.veterantraining.va.gov/
Smartphone Apps for Veterans: The VA partnered with the Department of Defense (DoD) to create free smartphone applications you can use to help manage your physical and mental health. These include apps to help you deal with stress, quit smoking, and more. Click here to access the flyer!
Mental Health Help Number: 877-222-8387 open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET.
Hearing Loss Help Number: 800-877-8339 open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET.
Make the Connection Website: Visit https://www.maketheconnection.net/. to connect with millions of Veterans, their family members and friends, local VA and community mental health resources.
Iowa Vet Center:
Cedar Rapids Vet Center
4250 River Center Court NE, Suite D
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Hours of Operation:
Monday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
*Upon request Vet Center will provide services after normal work hours and/or on weekends.
Vet Centers offer services such as:
Military sexual trauma (MST) counseling
Bereavement (grief) counseling
Substance abuse assessment and referral
National Call Center for Homeless Veterans: 877-424-3838 for help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A trained VA counselor will offer information about VA homelessness programs, health care, and other services in your area. The call is free and confidential.