Veterans Outreach and Recovery Program

The Veterans Outreach and Recovery Program was a joint project of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs. The three-year initiative connected homeless veterans living with mental health and substance use concerns to housing, treatment, and other supports. It was funded by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The grant ended in September 2017.


Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line connects veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring responders. Confidential support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

  • Call: 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1
  • Text: Send a text message to 838255
  • Online: Enter Chat Room




Last Revised: October 2, 2017