Federal, State and Local Resources for Veterans
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.
(877) WAR-VETS (927-8387)
The VA Center Call Service (1-877-WAR-VETS) is an around the clock confidential call center where combat Veterans and their families can call to talk about their military experience or any other issue they are facing in their readjustment to civilian life. The staff is comprised of combat Veterans from several eras as well as families members of combat Veterans. This benefit is prepaid through the Veteran’s military service.
The VA Outpatient Clinic provides primary care and mental health services to veterans.
The VA Regional Medical Center in Augusta, GA delivers healthcare services offered by the VA to veterans in Georgia.
The Georgia Department of Veterans Service serves veterans residing in Georgia, their dependents and their survivors in matters relating to veterans benefits.
9249 U.S. Highway 29 South
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 369-5630 or (706) 369-5631
The GDVS Athens Field Office provides GDVS services to veterans, dependents, and survivors in Barrow, Clarke, Jackson, Madison, Oconee, and Oglethorpe counties.
835 Sunset Drive
Athens, GA 30606
The local chapter of the VFW is a veteran service organization that provides outreach and support for veterans in the Athens area. For information about their services, please contact (706) 543-5940.
1001 Winterville Road
Athens, GA 30605
AMVETS is a veteran service organization dedicated to enhancing and safeguarding the entitlements of American veterans. For more information, please contact (706) 353-0232.