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Veterans Crisis Hotline


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  • The Veterans Crisis Line connects Service members and Veterans in crisis, as well as their family members and friends, with qualified, caring VA responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text-messaging service.

Veterans’ Legal Hotline


  • Tuesdays: 3 – 7 pm
  • Thursdays: 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

Disabled American Veterans

Old Glory Chapter #22 PO Box 764, Westminster, MD 21158-0764


  • To provide emergency services for disabled American veterans including assistance with paperwork for needed services.
  • On a state level, DAV offers counseling on veterans’ compensation, health care, pension, employment rights, and more. Also extends disaster relief to disabled veterans affected by natural calamities. Nationwide, the organization works toward legislation benefiting disabled veterans, their widows, spouses, and orphans.
  • This chapter also supports programs at Veterans Administration Medical Centers in Baltimore, Fort Howard, and Martinsburg, West Virginia.
  • For veterans who served and have a service-connected disability, their immediate families, and Gold Star mothers.

Maryland Commitment to Veterans


  • To aid veterans and their families to support a healthy transition to civilian life.
  • Maryland’s Commitment to Veterans offers information and referrals to community resources and assists veteran while they navigate the various resource options available to them within the local community as well as Veterans Affairs.

Veteran Services Program of Carroll County

125 Stoner Avenue, Westminster, MD 21157


  • The Veteran Services Program employs three part-time Veteran Services Officers (VSO’s) who assist Carroll County Veterans with completing and filing pension and compensation claims (for service-connected disabilities) with the Veterans Administration.
  • The VSO’s assist Veterans with obtaining military discharge papers, link Veterans to the VA Medical System, advocate for Veterans and connect them to other community resources.
  • The Veteran Services Program also assists Veterans with accessing behavioral health resources and accessing treatment for addiction and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
  • Veteran Services staff will assist Veterans with registering for the Veterans Shuttle Transportation Program which transports qualified Veterans to four VA Medical Facilities at no charge.
  • The shuttle transports Veterans to the following locations: Baltimore VA Medical Center, Loch Raven, Ft. Detrick and the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, WV.