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VA Emergency Mental Health Services

Psychiatry Emergency Clinic, Durham VA Medical Center, (888) 878-6890, x 5418
Richmond VAMC Mental Health Crisis Hotline, (800) 273-8255
Military Mental Health: Readjustment Counseling Services – Including PTSD
For Veterans and/or Family Members Raleigh NC Veterans Center: (919) 856-4616 Greenville NC Veterans Center (252) 355-7920

  • Henderson Veterans Support Group (service of Raleigh Vet Center) Contact Ray Koval, (919) 856-4616. Serves Franklin, Granville, Vance & Warren Counties
  • Roanoke Rapids/Halifax Co. Veterans Support Group (Service of Greenville Vet Center) Contact Chauncey McLeod, (252) 355-7920

Veterans Transportation
Must have scheduled appointment;
Halifax County: (252) 365-0515--To Durham & Richmond VA Medical Center; Vet Centers
Vance County: (252)-492-6359 or (252) 432-3533--Transportation to Durham VA Medical Center and Clinic; Serves Franklin, Granville, Vance and Warren Counties if you can meet the van.

Domestic Violence Families Living Violence Free (Granville Co.) -- Domestic Violence/Rape Crisis; Crisis Line: (919) 528-3579, Info: (919) 693-5700
Safe Space (Franklin Co.) (919) 497-5444 or (800) 620-6120
Hannah’s Place (Halifax Co.) Crisis Line: (252) 541-2064; Office (252) 541-2037
Infinite Possibilities (Vance Co.) 24-Hour Crisis Line (252) 425-2492
Choosing to Change - Abuser Treatment Program, Franklin and Vance Counties, (919) 803-9554 or (919) 850-2105
Revised 6/11/2015


Services and Support for Mental Health (Revised 06-12-2015)
Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions provides a toll free, 24 hours daily for requesting mental health, intellectual/developmental disability, and substance abuse services: (800) 939-5911
Combat Call Center - Staffed by Veterans: 1-877-927-8387
Vet Centers in Greenville and Raleigh
  • Hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 4:30 pm
  • Both accept walk-ins and offers appointments. Veterans need to take discharge documents. These centers coordinate with the VA Outpatient Clinics for medication and physical health problems, and work with Veterans Service Officers for claims assistance.
  • 11021 W.H. Smith Blvd., Suite 100, Greenville, (252) 355-7920
  • 1649 Old Louisburg Road, Raleigh, (919) 856-4616
  • Readjustment Counseling Services Include:
    Marital & Family
    Screening for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
    PTSD (Individual & Group)
    Military Sexual Trauma
    Substance Abuse
    Employment Counseling & Referral
    Services are provided at NO COST to the veteran or family. Services are available to combat veterans and family members from World War II to present conflicts. Grief counseling is offered to surviving parents, spouses, and children.

VA Emergency Mental Health Services

  • Psychiatry Emergency Clinic, Durham VA Medical Center (located in the Acute Care /Emergency Clinic, 888-878-6890, ext. 5418
  • Veterans Mental Health Crisis Hotline at (800) 273-8255
  • A Community-based Outpatient Clinics Primary care, behavioral health, lab work & prescriptions (Appointments Required)
    • Greenville – 401 Moye Blvd., 27834, (252) 830-2149
    • Raleigh – 3305 Sungate Blvd., 27610, (919) 212-0129
    • Emporia – 1746 E. Atlantic St., Emporia VA 23847 (434) 348--1055
  • NC National Guard Integrated Behavioral Health System 1-855-322-3848
    Voluntary, Confidential, Free and Professionally Staffed; 24/7/365

Women Veterans

Center for Women Veterans (at Durham VA), 508 Fulton St. Durham, NC 27705; (919) 286-0411 or (888) 878-6890
Clinical services available to women include gynecology, mammography, reproductive care, menopause treatment and others

Anonymous Telephone Screening / Referral & Suicide Prevention

Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline, 1-800-273-TALK, or (800) 273-8355,; Press 1; or Text 838255; or

Support Groups

Henderson Group – Free support group for combat veterans is offered by the Raleigh Vet Center at the American Legion Building, 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month, 10:30 am until 12:00 noon. The goal of this group is to address interpersonal issues resulting from war zone experiences—including loss, anxiety, depression, pain, health, combat experiences and family issues. In order to participate in the group, veterans must first contact and meet with Ray Koval, Raleigh Vet Center, and (919) 856-4616. There are not residency requirements.

Roanoke Rapids Group -- Free Veterans PTSD/Readjustment Support Group is offered by the Greenville Vet Center for combat veterans and their family members on 2nd / 4th Thursdays, 10am-11:30am at 11B West 3rd St., Roanoke Rapids. All veterans will have to be screened and assessed before entering the group. Individual sessions are also available. Contact Chauncey McLeod, Readjustment Counseling Therapist, Greenville Vet Center, (252) 355-7920. There are not residency requirements.

Granville County—meets each Wednesday from 2-4pm at Hilltop Village Shopping Center, Oxford; sponsored by Granville Co. Veterans Affairs Committee. Veterans and families may attend. Concerns will be forwarded to Pello Duncan, Veterans Services Officer. Computers will be available to use to access the E-Benefits website. Call (919) 690-2757 for more information.

Local Veterans Service Officers

Victor Alston
Court. Annex, Rm.103, 113 S. Main St., Louisburg
(919) 496-1939

Pello L. Duncan
119 Hilltop Village, Oxford
(919) 693-1484, Fax: (919) 693-3490

Shelly Whitton
26 N. King St., Halifax
(252) 583-1688

Linwood Martin,
300 S. Garnett St, Henderson
(252) 438-4619

Jamytta Bell
Warren Co. Courthouse, 109 S. Main St., 1st Fl., Warrenton
(252) 257-3385


Halifax County: Transportation to Durham and Richmond VA Medical Center and to Vet Centers when possible from Halifax County; Call (252) 365-0515.

Vance County: Transportation to Durham VA Medical Center and Clinic; Betty Allen (252) 492-6359 or (252) 432-3533. Serves Franklin, Granville, Vance and Warren Counties if you can meet the van.

Kerr Tar Regional Transportation (KARTS) has a van that goes to Durham & Chapel Hill each day; Van goes to Raleigh on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday; Cost $20-$25 Per ROUND TRIP. You must call and make reservations 48 hours in advance.

NC Div. of Workforce Solutions--Local Veterans Employment Representative Gary Blue, Franklin, Granville, Vance, Warren, Caswell & Person Counties, (252) 438-6129

Web-based Resources and Telephone Numbers

Homeless Veterans

1-877-424-3838; Call Center, staffed 24/7 by trained counselors, which will make referrals to local homeless veteran coordinator located at each VA Medical Center he FOCUS Project ( "Families Overcoming Under Stress") –

This information is provided as a public service. For corrections or additions, please contact Cynthia Fenner, (252) 430-3048 or email

Transitioning from Service

Advice and Resources for Veterans:

Succeeding in School

Advice and Resources for Transitioning to Higher Education:

Social Isolation

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