What is military sexual trauma counseling?
Military sexual trauma counseling may include individual or group counseling, marital and family counseling, referral for benefits assistance, liaison with community agencies or substance abuse information and referral to help you deal with the emotions of military sexual trauma and regain confidence in your everyday life.
Am I eligible for military sexual trauma counseling?
Any veteran who was sexually traumatized while serving in the military is eligible to receive counseling regardless of gender or era of service.
Where are services available?
Medical services are available at your local VA Medical Center and can be accessed by contacting the Military Sexual Trauma Coordinator (or Women Veterans Program Manager). Assessment and referral for sexual trauma counseling are available at all Vet Centers. On site counseling is available at the Virginia Vet Centers below:
Alexandria Vet Center
6940 South Kings Highway #204
Alexandria, VA 22310
Phone: 703-360-8633 Or 703-360-8633
Norfolk Vet Center
1711 Church Street, Suites A&B
Norfolk, VA 23504
Phone: 757-623-7584 Or 877-927-8387
Richmond Vet Center
4902 Fitzhugh Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230
Phone: 804-353-8958 Or 877-927-8387
Roanoke Vet Center
350 Albemarle Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24016
Phone: 540-342-9726 Or 877-927-8387
Virginia Beach County Vet Center
324 Southport Circle, Suite 102
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Phone: 757-248-3665 Or 877-927-8387