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VA Mobile Vet Center Deploys to Houston

September 1, 2017

 What: The San Antonio VA Mobile Vet Center deploys to Houston to offer counseling services to Veterans and the community affected by Hurricane Harvey. 
 When: Friday, Sept. 1 – Sept. 30 (times may adjust)
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
 Where: NRG Arena
1NRG Park (Blue Section)
Houston, TX 77054
 Background:      On Sept. 1, VA deployed the San Antonio Mobile Vet Center to Houston to provide counseling services to Veterans and the community affected by the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Three clinicians will be present with the Mobile Vet Center in Houston to provide support to Hurricane Harvey evacuees. 
The MVCs are 38-foot community outreach vehicles equipped with two confidential counseling rooms where Vet Center counselors can meet privately with those in need to provide counseling support.  VA personnel are on hand to provide crisis counseling and benefits referral.
 
VA operates 80 Mobile Vet Centers nationwide to enhance all three primary Vet Center functions of outreach, direct service delivery, and referral.
 
Vet Center staff respect the privacy of all clients, and we hold information in strictest confidence. No information will be communicated to any person or agency without written consent, except in necessary circumstances to avert a crisis. For further information contact www.vetcenter.va.gov.