The Providence Veterans Administration Medical Center, 830 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI 02908, is dedicated to providing comprehensive outpatient and inpatient healthcare to veterans residing in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts.
The local office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 2038 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02889,offers information on wellness programs, health care services, hospitalization, substance abuse and addiction treatment, and other support programs. The Center also provides readjustment counseling and outreach services to all veterans who served in a combat zone. Bereavement counseling and counseling for military-related sexual abuse or harassment is also available. Family members and/or significant others are also eligible for support regarding military-related issues. There is no cost to the veteran or family for these services. The office also hosts the Center for Women Veterans, the Homeless Assistance Program, and other initiatives to improve the quality of life for those who have served in the armed forces.
Operation Stand Down Rhode Island , 1010 Hartford Avenue, Johnston, RI 02919 serves homeless and disabled veterans. Assistance includes social services, counseling, and emergency and permanent housing.
The Providence Regional Office of the Veterans Benefits Administration , 380 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903, is responsible for the management of most non-medical benefits provided by the Veterans Benefits Administration, including compensation, pensions, vocational rehabilitation, and counseling. The office coordinates the local benefit activities associated with education, home loan guarantees, and veteran's life insurance.