The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.
Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.
The mission of the Richland County Veterans Services Commission is to provide a courteous, professional service to our eligible veterans and their families. Our role is to assist them with the applications to any federal, state, and local benefits to which they may be eligible for under law and in accordance with established policies and procedures.