Vietnam Veterans of America in Athens Alabama

Address and phone number for Vietnam Veterans of America, a Veterans Affairs Department, at West Elm Street, Athens AL.


Name
Vietnam Veterans of America
Address
17915 West Elm Street, Athens, Alabama, 35611
Phone
256-230-9511
Fax
334-834-3992

About the Vietnam Veterans of America

The Vietnam Veterans of America, located in Athens, AL, provides support for veterans of the US Armed Forces. Veteran Services connects veterans with several government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the federal, Alabama state, and Athens level. These services include veteran benefits assistance, services for veterans with disabilities, and information about medical care, insurance, and education benefits. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) also provides veteran services in Athens.

You may contact Veterans Services for questions about:
  • Applying for military and veterans' benefits
  • Veterans Affairs Offices and Vet Centers
  • Limestone County VA Hospitals and health benefits
  • VA Burial services
  • Limestone County VFW and AMVETS posts
Applying for Veterans' Benefits

Veterans in Athens can contact Vietnam Veterans of America for information about applying for veterans' benefits, including healthcare benefits, educational benefits, or health insurance. The office can answer questions about eligibility for benefits, including which benefits apply to the spouses and children of veterans. Veterans Services also helps veterans connect with other offices and organizations that provide veterans' benefits.

Athens VA Benefits

The VA in Athens offers benefits such as medical care, burial services, and disability compensation. The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) provides additional benefits, such as the Montgomery GI Bill, vocational benefits, life insurance, and pension services. The VBA also manages the disability compensation program for Athens veterans with service-related disabilities. Veterans can contact the Vietnam Veterans of America for information about additional benefits, including the Limestone County home loan program, veteran housing programs in Athens, and life insurance for veterans and their dependents.

VA Vet Centers

In Limestone County, the VA operates Vet Centers that offer services to veterans. These include employment assistance, VA benefit support, and counseling services. In addition to veterans, current service members, military spouses, and children qualify for Vet Center services, such as readjustment counseling, military sexual trauma counseling, and bereavement counseling. Veterans in Athens can contact a VA Vet Center to learn more about these services.

Alabama Veterans Health Administration Services

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) offers multiple programs in Alabama, including medical services and healthcare. In Limestone County, the VA runs medical centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing home services. The VHA also offers assistance programs for homeless vets and veterans with disabilities. In addition, the VA manages the National Cemetery Administration, which provides burial services and assistance for veterans and their family members, including at national cemeteries.

Athens VFW & AMVET Posts

Veterans can also contact Vietnam Veterans of America to connect with private organizations that offer Veteran Services in Athens. For example, the Athens Veterans of Foreign Wars Posts (VFW) helps veterans access VA services, provides grants to support veterans, and promotes policies to help veterans. The Limestone County AMVETS Posts, or American Veterans, also offers services for veterans of the US Armed Forces.

Contact the Vietnam Veterans of America

You may contact the Vietnam Veterans of America by calling 256-230-9511, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Vietnam Veterans of America, 17915 West Elm Street, Athens, Alabama, 35611.


Map of Vietnam Veterans of America in Athens Alabama


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