Community Resources and Links

VA Medical Centers

Health registries, medical services, mental health, social work, prosthetics, audiology, dental, emergency medical services, vocational rehabilitation.

Chillicothe VAMC

17273 State Route 104
Chillicothe, OH 45601
740-773-1141

Huntington VAMC

1540 Spring Valley Drive
Huntington, WV 25704
304-429-6741

Community Based Outpatient Clinic

Primary health care, laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, optometry, podiatry, nutritional services, mental health, social work.

CBOC

840 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662
740-353-3236

Vet Center

Individual, group, and family counseling, PTSD counseling, military sexual trauma counseling, bereavement counseling, benefits assistance, medical referral services.

Vet Center

3135 16th Street Road
Suite 11
Huntington, WV 25701
304-523-8387

County Veterans Service Office

Emergency financial assistance, assistance with VA claims and benefits, transportation to and from regional VAMCs.

Adams County Veterans Service Office

10835 State Route 41
West Union, OH 45693
937-544-5005

Lawrence County Veterans Service Office

111 South Fourth Street
Ironton, OH 45638
740-533-4327

Pike County Veterans Service Office

120 South Market Street
Suite 100
Waverly, OH 45690
740-947-2766

Scioto County Veterans Service Office

612 6th Street
Suite E
Portsmouth, OH 45662
740-353-1477

Family Readiness Program (National Guard)

Referral source to make National Guard families aware of growing resources, a variety of support programs and how to take advantage of them

Jennifer Moore, FAC Specialist

1620 Coles Blvd
Portsmouth, OH 45662
614-336-6943

Ohio Cares

Collaboration of local and state agencies supporting the mental health needs of returning veterans and their families

Toll-Free Helpline: 1-800-761-0868

Local Veterans Organizations

Please contact the Scioto County Veterans Service Office (740) 353-1477 for current contact names and telephone numbers of local organizations

  • American Legion
  • AMVETS (American Veterans)
  • DAV (Disabled American Veterans)
  • Marine Corp League
  • Military Order of the Purple Heart
  • VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars)
  • VMW (Veterans of Modern Warfare) - no local post
  • VVA (Vietnam Veterans of America)

Veteran Services

Contact Information

Shawnee State University
Attn: Eric Ramaekers

940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

University Center, Suite 219

(740) 351-4441
eramaekers@shawnee.edu

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