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Veteran's Services

Columbia Vet Center
4040 Rangeline St., Ste. 105, Columbia, MO 65202
573-814-2603 or 877-927-8387     

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

  • Individual and group counseling for Veterans, Service members, 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.
Open 8:00am - 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.



Harry S. Truman Memorial Veteran's Hospital 
800 Hospital Dr., Columbia, MO 65201
573-814-6000  

Truman VA in Columbia, Missouri, serves 43 counties in Missouri as well as Pike County, Illinois, and is one of seven medical center facilities in the VA Heartland Network, a Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN). Truman VA provides a full continuum of care in both inpatient and outpatient settings and is committed to excellent patient care, education and research. The facility offers comprehensive care including primary care, medical and surgical specialties, behavioral health, physical and occupational therapy and pharmacy services. 



Mexico Veteran's Home
1 Veterans Dr., Mexico, MO 65265
573-581-1088   Fax:  573-581-5356
http://mvc.dps.mo.gov/

To be eligible for admission to a Missouri Veterans Home (RSMo Chapter 42), a Veteran during his or her lifetime must have lived in Missouri for 180 days, meet the criteria for Veteran status established by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, and require institutional health care services. Eligibility and admission decisions are made by a team comprised of the Administrator, Physician, Director of Nursing, Social Worker, Veterans Service Officer, and other professionals as needed.



Missouri Career Center
1716 Four Season Drive Suite 101 Jefferson City, Mo 65101      
573-526-8115 Fax: 573-526-3494

Services: Job placement assistance, employer services, resume preparation, Unemployment
Insurance filing information, Missouri reentry process, Employment Services for Veterans
Fee: No charge
Eligibility: At least 14 years of age and legally able to work in the United States.  Veterans should ask for the Veteran Representative
Serving: Cole, Moniteau, and Osage Counties.



Missouri State Veteran’s Commission
205 Jefferson St., 12th Floor, Jefferson City, MO 65102
(573)-751-3779   (573)882-5135   Fax: (573)884-0835
Hours: 8:00-4:30 (M-F)

Services: Assist veterans and their dependents with filing for Dept. of Veteran Affairs benefits
Fee: Free
Eligibility: Must be eligible veteran or dependent of veteran




Welcome Home Inc. (Veterans)
1206 Rangeline, Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 443-8001 OR (573) 449-9041   Fax: (573) 449-5080
Hours: Office: 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. (M-F)- Hours vary depending on the director’s schedule

Services: Food, shelter, casework, employment preparedness training, and positive peer environment for veterans
Eligibility: Any homeless veteran may apply,

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