Federal, State & Local CONTACTS

Federal, State & Local Contacts

Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line, online chat, and text-messaging service are free to all Veterans, even if you are not registered with the VA or enrolled in VA health care. If you’re a Veteran in crisis or know a Veteran who is confidential support is only a phone call (1-800-273-8255), click, or text away (838255) —24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.


Department of Veterans Affairs – Atlanta

The VA Regional Office and Medical Center in Atlanta, GA is responsible for delivering services offered by the VA to veterans and dependent family members in Georgia.

VA Outpatient Clinic – Athens

The VA Outpatient Clinic provides mental health outpatient care, preventive health and education programs, and primary care to veterans

Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center – Augusta

The VA Regional Medical Center in Augusta, GA delivers healthcare services offered by the VA to veterans in Georgia.

Georgia Department of Veterans Service

The Georgia Department of Veterans Service serves veterans residing in Georgia, their dependents and their survivors in matters relating to veterans benefits.

Georgia Department of Veterans Service – Athens

The GDVS Athens Field Office provides GDVS services to veterans, dependents, and survivors in Barrow, Clarke, Jackson, Madison, Oconee, and Oglethorpe counties. (706) 369-5630 or (706) 369-5631.

Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD)

The DBHDD’s Georgia Veteran and Active Duty Fact Book is filled with resources available to military-affiliated personnel.