This is a re-printed article copied from the April edition of the VA Benefits Newsletter for the benefit of our clients who may not have seen it.

We understand the current events in Ukraine can cause a range of challenging emotions.

If you’re going through a difficult time, VA is here for you. Whether you want to speak to another Veteran who may be going through a similar situation or meet with a trained counselor, resources are available. 

You can call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 (press 1) or text 838255, or visit a Vet Center near you.

Or you can call, email or come by the Lake County Veterans and Family Services Foundation located at 100 South Atkinson, Suite 110 in Grayslake, IL,  847-986-4622,  We are staffed by professionally trained and experienced combat Veteran Peer Specialists who provide care and help from those who’ve been there.