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Resources for Law Enforcement and First Responders

In a crisis, it's critical to have reliable information quickly available. Below are Veteran based resources. You may be the person that makes all the difference.

Support for Law Enforcement and First Responders

Veterans Crisis Line

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

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness—and their family members, friends and supporters—can make the call to or chat online with the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans, where trained counselors are ready to talk confidentially 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Chillicothe VAMC Police Dispatch 24/7: 740-773-1141 ext. 17004 or 17272

Chillicothe VAMC Urgent Care: 740-773-1141 ext. 17771

  • North Entrance, Building 31 Main Entrance
  • 8:00am-6:00pm Everyday (Sunday-Saturday)


Chillicothe VA Medical Center

17273 State Route 104

Chillicothe, OH 45601-9718

Directions (Google Maps)

Main phone: 740-773-1141


Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. except federal holidays.

Homeless Veteran Care 

If you’re homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, we can help. We offer many programs and services, including free health care. And we can help you connect with resources in your community.

  • (Main number)
  • Kaye Payne - Coordinated Entry Specialist - (VA Cell)
  • Kristin Oberlin - Coordinated Entry Specialist - (VA Cell)


Veteran Justice Outreach Specialists: 


Mental health care

 740-773-1141 ext. 17871


Suicide Prevention

Our suicide prevention coordinators can help you get ongoing support, like counseling and other services. Coordinators are available during regular business hours.

Telephone Care

Please contact our telephone care line if you need medical advice, have a question about your medication, or need to schedule a non-urgent appointment. 


  • Option 1 for Pharmacy
  • Option 2 to make, change, cancel and appointment or to relay message for your primary care or specialty care provider
  • Option 3 to speak with a Care Navigation Center regarding care in the community
  • Option 4 to apply or determine eligibility for healthcare
  • Option 5 for billing questions


  • Chillicothe VAMC Primary Care: Building 31, 2nd Floor above Urgent Care
  • Option 2


Community Based Outpatient Clinics(CBOCs)
  • Athens CBOC  740-592-7220 - 88 North Plains Road, The Plains, OH 45780-1162

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  • Cambridge CBOC 740-432-1963 - 2146 Southgate Parkway, Cambridge, OH 43725-3082

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  • Lancaster CBOC 740-653-6145 - 1703 North Memorial Drive, Lancaster, OH 43130-1634

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  • Marietta CBOC 740-568-0412 - 27843 State Route 7,  Marietta, OH 45750-9060

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  • Portsmouth CBOC 740-353-3236 - 4038 Rhodes Avenue, New Boston, OH 45662-5527

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  • Wilmington CBOC 937-382-3949 - 448 West Main Street, Wilmington, OH 45177-2121

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