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For Veterans - Ohio


soldiers with american flag The Ohio Department of Veterans Services maintains a Web page for veterans that explain many of the programs, services and benefits that are available, along with useful links to additional resources and the latest news related to veterans.

General information as well as state-specific information can also be found on the Web page of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Guide to VA Mental Health Services for Veterans & Families

Veterans Administration Healthcare System of Ohio

Below is a listing of local/regional facilities providing healthcare services through the Veterans Administration. Click here for a comprehensive list of facilities and locations in Ohio.

           Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

Wade Park Campus                                                                  Brecksville Campus
10701 East Boulevard                                                              10000 Brecksville Road
Cleveland, OH 44106                                                               Brecksville, OH 44141
216-791-3800                                                                         440-526-3030

Sandusky Community Based Outpatient Clinic

3416 Columbus Avenue
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-625-7350
Fax: 419-625-6660

Lorain Community Based Outpatient Clinic

205 West 20th Street
Lorain, OH 44052
Phone: 440-244-3833
Fax: 440-244-3834

VET CENTERS-(Veterans Readjustment Counseling Centers)

Toledo Vet Center

1565 S. Byrne Road, Suite 104
Toledo, OH 43614
Phone: 419-213-7533/Toll Free 1-888-988-4883
Fax: 419-380-9583

McCafferty Vet Center Outstation

4242 Lorain Avenue Suite 203
Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone: 216-939-0784
Fax: 216-939-0276

Cleveland Heights Vet Center

5310½ Warrensville Center Rd
Maple Heights, OH 44137
Phone: 216-707-7901
Fax: 216-707-7902

Veterans Benefits Administration

The Department of Veterans Affairs provides a variety of services and benefits to eligible veterans of the U. S. Military and their dependents.

Cleveland Regional Office

A.J. Celebrezze Federal Building
1240 East 9th Street
Cleveland, OH 44199
Phone: Toll Free 800-827-1000
TDD: 1-800-829-4833
Fax: 216-522-8262

Intake Site at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

VA/DOD Transition Office
4881 Sugar Maple Dr.  
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH 45433

Other Resources for Veterans and Military Families:

military families
MedlinePlus for Veterans and Military Health
This website serves as a resource center for veterans seeking information on health issues suffered as a result of wartime. It is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

Supporting Military Families
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services. HHS and its operating divisions offer a variety of resources and programs specifically designed to support military families.

 OHIOCARES is a collaboration of state and local agencies supporting the behavioral health of returning OIF/OEF veterans and their families.  Although the VA is the primary source of services for veterans, this partnership identifies community based resources also available to veterans and their families.

OHIOCARES purpose is to enhance the “safety net” community of behavioral health services available for military personnel and their families and to complement the services available through the Department of Veterans Affairs and Vet Centers by linkages with county alcohol, drug and mental health boards and behavioral health care providers.

OHIOCARES collaborative agencies include:

- Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services
- The Ohio Council of Behavioral Healthcare Providers
- Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities
- City of Columbus Veterans Affairs  
- Mental Health and Recovery Board of Union County
- Governor's Office of Veterans' Affairs
- Department of Veteran Affairs
- Ohio Department of Mental Health

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