This list provides a starting point for additional assistance with, and information regarding, services available to veterans in the local area.
VETERANS CRISIS LINE
800-273-8255 (press 1)
DAUPHIN COUNTY VETERANS AFFAIRS
2 South Second Street Harrisburg, fourth floor
HARRISBURG VET CENTER
(U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)
1500 N. Second St., Suite 2
ROBERT M. JACKSON VETERANS CENTER, INC
Offers low-income housing alternatives, counseling, case management, education and job readiness training, personal and financial development, veterans’ benefit resource assistance, clothing and food pantry assistance.
316 Carlisle St., Harrisburg
LEBANON VA MEDICAL CENTER
1700 S. Lincoln Avenue, Lebanon
MAKE THE CONNECTION
An online resource designed to connect veterans, their family members and friends, and other supporters with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their lives.
NATIONAL COALITION FOR HOMELESS VETERANS
Resources and technical assistance center for a national network of community-based service providers and local, state and federal agencies that provide emergency and supportive housing, food, health services, job training and placement assistance, legal aid and case management support for hundreds of thousands of homeless veterans.
877-424-3838 (24/7 crisis hotline)
PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AND VETERANS AFFAIRS
Provides advice and assistance to Pennsylvania’s nearly 800,000 veterans and their families.
PENNSYLVANIA VETERANS REGISTRY
An online application that allows veterans, family members and people who work with veterans to connect with Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to request information related to the valuable state benefits, programs and services offered.
Helps provides transitional housing for homeless women veterans.
SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR VETERAN FAMILIES
(Volunteers of America Pennsylvania)
Provides low-income veteran families with services aimed at preventing homelessness and improving their stability. Serves Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lebanon, Lancaster, Perry and York counties.
2112 Walnut St., Harrisburg
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS
VA Benefits 800-827-1000
GI Bill 888-442-4551
Healthcare benefits 877-222-8387
YWCA VETERANS SERVICES
Works closely with area service providers and agencies to ensure that all veterans and their families receive the best possible care through eligible programs.
800-654-1211 (24-hour hotline)