Veterans Wisconsin Education Portal

Personal Support

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides a varied array of health and personal support services for veterans and their families.

Veterans hospitals and community-based outpatient clinics are available to help with a wide range of health-related issues. VHA Medical Centers provide services including surgery, critical care, mental health, orthopedics, pharmacy, radiology, and physical therapy. 

VA Facility Locator: Enter your zip code here to find the nearest VA healthcare facility.

Local Vet Centers provide a wide variety of free social services to returning veterans and family members, such as readjustment counseling services for combat veterans and their families, sexual trauma counseling, and grief counseling for family members of deceased veterans.

SAMHSA.gov provides an array of resources, services, webcasts, and conferences regarding substance abuse and mental health concerns.

Telehealth: The delivery of health-related services and information via telecommunication technologies.

The following UW institution provides veterans with access to VA mental health counselors via telehealth electronic video connections at campus health services offices.

UW-Platteville Counseling Center, contact Roger Meyer, Director

Adult and Returning Student Offices
Find the student organizations or offices that serve adults at most UW campuses.

Medical and Counseling Services
All full-time students, regardless of age, are eligible for medical and counseling services at four-year UW campuses.

Disability Resource Centers
Services at each UW institution to reduce or eliminate barriers for students with disabilities to help them obtain an education and to create accessible, equitable, inclusive environments.

Health Insurance
Student health insurance plans are available at each of the UW campuses.

Child Care
On-campus child care is available at most of the 13 four-year universities. Ages of children, hours, and fees vary by campus.

Ways to Contact Us

1-877-VWE-1640 (893-1640)

veterans@learn.uwsa.edu

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