VETERAN ASSISTANCE Services


Central Iowa Veterans Health Care System

Veterans Assistance; Press 1 for Pharmacy and Press 3 for Eligibility.

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800-273-8255 Crisis Line
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Central Iowa Veterans Telephone Care

Veterans Assistance

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Mon-Fri 4 PM-8 AM; 24 hours weekends and federal holidays
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Des Moines Vet Center Services in Ames

On two Wednesdays of the month, counseling staff from The Vet Center will be available at the Story County Veterans Affairs office in Ames. All services are free and confidential. The Vet Center provides counseling services for individual readjustment, marital and family counseling sessions, and referrals for benefits assistance and is a liaison with community agencies. For an appointment, call Mike Brown at the number below.

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Home Base Iowa Program

City of Ames, Economic Development Commission; Call to find veteran's services and employment assistance.

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Lutheran Services in Iowa, Veterans Counseling

Veterans Individual Outpatient Counseling Services; Our licensed therapists can provide confidential, supportive counseling in areas such as post-traumatic stress, depression, anxiety or problems with memory, concentration and focus. Please request a referral through your VA case manager.

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Military Homeownership Assistance Program

The Iowa Finance Authority provides eligible service members and veterans with a $5,000 grant that may be used toward down payment and closing cost assistance on a qualifying home purchase. Eligible service members may access the Military Homeownership Assistance Program to be used with a qualifying mortgage or cash purchase transaction. Only veterans may apply.

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(515) 725-4900 Long distance charges may apply
 
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Story County Veterans Affairs

Provides assistance to eligible Veterans who were discharged under honorable conditions and/or their dependents.

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