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Vet Centers

Benefit Category: Federal

Vet Centers are the people in VA who welcome home war veterans with honor by providing quality readjustment counseling in a caring manner. Vet Centers understand and appreciate Veterans’ war experiences while assisting them and their family members toward a successful post-war adjustment in or near their community.

Services

What is readjustment counseling?

Readjustment counseling is a wide range of psycho social services offered to eligible Veterans and their families in the effort to make a successful transition from military to civilian life.  They include:

  • Individual and group counseling for Veterans and their families
  • Family counseling for military related issues
  • Bereavement counseling for families who experience an active duty death
  • Military sexual trauma counseling and referral
  • Outreach and education including PDHRA, community events, etc.
  • Substance abuse assessment and referral
  • Employment assessment & referral
  • VBA benefits explanation and referral
  • Screening & referral for medical issues including TBI, depression, etc.

Locations

Fargo

3310 Fiechtner Drive. Suite 100
Fargo, ND 58103-8730

Phone: 701-237-0942
Fax: 701-237-5734

Normal working hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday.

Bismarck

619 Riverwood Drive, Suite 105
Bismarck, ND 58504

Phone: 701-224-9751 Or 701-224-9751
Fax: 701-223-5150

Normal working hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday.

Minot

1400 20th Avenue SW Ste 2
Minot, ND 58701

Phone: 701-852-0177 Or 877-927-8387
Fax: 701-852-5225

Normal working hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday.

In an effort to better serve the veteran and family members, upon request Vet Centers will provide services after normal work hours and/or on weekends.

 

Discharge Requests

Most Veteran’s benefits require that applicants provide a copy of their Form DD 214 or discharge record, which is evidence of their veteran status. This is an important document and must be safeguarded. In the State of North Dakota separation documents are considered confidential and privileged NDCC 37-18-11 (13). National Guard members may receive a NGB22 and /or NGB23 upon obtaining 20 years of satisfactory service (20 year letter).