Outreach

Community Outreach:
  • Weekly Vet Center Group (This outreach is provided and co-hosted by the Vet Center)
1st, 2nd and 4th Thursday @ 10:30am at Woodlands Golf Course - 2839 Harris Lane, Alton, IL 62002

3rd Thursday @ 10:00am at Hickory Grove Restaurant - 201 East Center Drive, Godfrey, IL 62035

Community Grants:  
             Tricia Blackard
             Assistant Superintendent of Schools
             618-296-4642

Community Resources:

Contact Us:

If you are or know of a local Veteran, Veteran Family, Unremarried Widow of a Veteran or Adult Disabled Children of a Veteran who was disabled prior to the age of 18 in need of assistance or services, please contact the Veterans' Assistance Commission (VAC) at 618-296-4554 or via email at mcvac@madisoncountyil.gov

Crisis Response:

The VAC is NOT a Crisis Response Agency or Medical Provider. See below to contact a Crisis Response Agency.

Any Veterans in Active Crisis or in need of immediate Medical Attention should call 911, go to the nearest Emergency Room and/or call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 or text to 838255. Those in an active Mental Health Crisis can now call 988 to reach the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.