Veterans

VETERANS LOCAL RESOURCES

Huron Behavioral Health
Emergency Services
Toll Free 24 Hour Emergency Crisis Support
1-800-356-5568

Information provided below is from area Veteran’s services that are available and willing to have you contact them. Huron Behavioral Health is not affiliated with any of the following agencies, and makes no recommendations or endorsements. Each person is encouraged to individually choose where he or she would like to seek services, according to their needs.

Huron County Veterans Affairs
250 E. Huron Ave., Room 101-E,
Bad Axe, MI 48413/ 989-269-8911
youngs@co.huron.mi.us/
Huron County Soldiers and Sailors Relief Fund Agent
Huron County Michigan Veterans Trust Fund Authorized Agent

Jill Power, LMSW CAADC
HUD/VASH Case Manager & GPD Liaison
Bad Axe Outpatient Clinic
1142 S. Van Dyke STE 100
Bad Axe, MI 48413
989-269-7445 X15636
Or
Jill.power2@va.gov

ThumbWorks
Veteran Job Club
Every Thursday
2:00pm-3:00pm
Huron County
614 N. Pt. Crescent
Bad Axe, MI 48413
989-269-2311
CONTACT: RICK TUCKEY AT 989-635-3561 EXT. 240

Blue Water Center for Independent Living
Veteran’s Supportive Services Program
103 E Sanilac Rd., Suite 3
Sandusky, MI 48471
810-648-2555

Anka Akron
Veterans Transitional Housing Program
3258 Ringle Rd.
Akron, MI 48701
Contacts : Ian McCormick or Kip Walker
989-455-1933

Blue Star Mothers- Thumb Chapter 178
Support group for families and community to support service personnel
BSMthumb178@hotmail.com
Contact: Linda at 989-551-4528 or Lynne at 989-551-2146

2-1-1 Courage to Call
2007 Austin Street
Midland, MI 48642
www.211nemichigan.org
Provides guidance, information, and referral services to veterans, active duty military, reservists, national guards and their families. Dial 2-1-1 24/7 from landline or cell phone.

Mid-State Health Network Veteran Navigator
Kevin J. Thompson, LLMSW, Sgt. USMC (Sep.)
616-902-7961
www.kevin.thompson@midstatehealthnetwork.org
Veteran Navigator will identify resources for Veteran and Military Families (V/MFs) in our system, make appropriate referrals, coordinate care, and provide follow up. Veteran Navigators will also coordinate with volunteer peer supports for veterans such as Buddy-To-Buddy, Vet-to-Vet, and other peer programs that may exist in the community. Mission: In conjunction with community partners, provide opportunities, services, and programs that promote a healthy, safe, and stable environment for Veterans and Military families in the publicly funded behavioral health care system.

VETERANS NATIONAL RESOURCES

Call for Help 1-800-273-TALK(8255) – Press 1 for Veterans

Drug Help Line (800) 662-HELP (4357)

Gambling Help Line (800) 270-7117

Real Warriors

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Buddy to Buddy

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Veterans & Suicide

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