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All Columbia VAHCS outpatient clinics & admin offices will be closed on Juneteenth, Wednesday, June 19, 2024. Dial 911 or visit the closest emergency department in a life-threatening emergency. If you are experiencing a mental health emergency dial the Veteran Crisis Line at 988 or text 83255. 

Returning service member care

Columbia VA Health Care System provides health care and other benefits to the newest Veterans returning from service, even if you are still on active duty or an activated member of the National Guard or Reserve. Talk to a care coordinator about making use of your health care benefits.

Connect with a care coordinator

Scott Smith M.ED, BSN, RN, CMGT-BC

Interim Post-9/11 Military2VA Program Manager

VA Columbia South Carolina health care

Phone:

Email: scott.smithb7078@va.gov

Care we provide at Columbia VA Health Care System

We can help you access service and benefit programs tailored to the needs of returning service members, including:

  • Polytrauma care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Mental health care
  • Counseling
  • Family benefits counseling
  • Referral assistance

Vet Centers

Vet Centers are counseling centers that help Veterans readjust after deployment. The Vet Center in Columbia , SC provides counseling for individuals, groups, married couples, and families. They also provide guidance and referrals for other VA and community resources.

Learn more about Vet Centers