Help for Veterans

Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line is a resource that provides responders who are specially trained and experienced in helping Veterans of all ages and circumstances. Some of the responders are Veterans themselves and understand what Veterans and their families and friends have been through and the challenges Veterans of all ages and service eras face. Veterans Crisis Line Web Site

To call the Veterans Crisis Line, dial 1-800-273-8255, Press 1

Forces United

The Augusta-Aiken Warrior Project is an organization that is dedicated to connection local warriors and their families with resources that improve their lives. Click the graphic to the right in order to learn more about this organization.

US Department of Veterans Affairs

The VA is the US governmental agency responsible of information and assistance for Veterans following their time of service. Augusta is home to the following VA locations:

The Augusta Vet Center

Web Site

The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center

Web Site

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

The VA offers services related to supporting veterans who have lost or are in danger of losing their homes. Help is available through Homeless Coordinators at each VA Medical Center. If you are a veteran who needs assistance, don't hesitate to contact the VA a 1-877-4AID-VET (1-877-424-3838). Web Site

The CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority (see below) fulfills an important role in the Augusta area.

CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority, Inc.

The CSRAEOA supports local veterans through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. The mission of the SSVF is to provide supportive services and limited financial assistance to very low income veteran families.

  • All clients served must be residents of the following counties: Burke, Columbia, Glascock, Jefferson, Jenkins, Lincoln, McDuffie, Richmond and Warren.
  • Clients must be in jeopardy of losing their housing or currently homeless to receive this assistance or in need of assistance in applying for VA benefits and services or mainstream benefits.
  • Clients must be at or below 50% of Area Median Income (AMI) and able to maintain stabilization of the household after receiving SSVF assistance.
  • All clients served must have an honorable discharge status verified by the VA.
For more information, please contact the CSRAEOA at 706-364-6548.