LGBTQ+ Veterans: Take the Next Step
Take the Next Step
Now that you’ve learned about the mental health challenges that LGBTQ+ Veterans face and explored Veteran resources, take the next step. Explore the following programs and other resources to get started on your path to recovery.
Each VA health care facility has an LGBT Veteran Care Coordinator who can help you find a culturally competent provider. Search state-by-state to find an LGBT Veteran Care Coordinator at a facility near you.
Community-based Vet Centers provide confidential counseling, community engagement and referral services to eligible individuals and their families. You don’t need to be enrolled in VA healthcare or have a service connection to receive services. Find a Vet Center near you or call 1-877-927-8387, 24/7 to talk with a fellow Veteran about your experiences.
The Vet Center Call Center is a round-the-clock confidential call center for combat Veterans and their families to talk about their military experience or any other issue they are facing in their readjustment to civilian life.
Call 1-877-WAR-VETS (1-877-927-8387) 24/7.
This VA program provides guidance to Veterans’ family members and friends for encouraging a Veteran they care about to get into treatment.
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans and Service members in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring VA responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text — 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.