ALABAMA AMVETS POST 23

203 Martin Luther King Drive, Opp, Alabama   Post Phone: 334-493-0785

Other VA Resources

  • Montgomery VA Medical Center: 334-272-4670
  • Bereavement Counseling: 202-461-6530 or email: vetcenter.bereavement@va.gov
  • VA Benefits Office: 800-827-1000
  • Education: 888-442-4551
  • Health Care: 877-222-8387
  • Pension Management Center: 877-294-6380
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 877-273-8255
  • Just Need to Talk (24/7) 877-927-8387
  • Web Site: https://www.vetcenter.va.gov

Know someone who needs help filing for VA benefits or needs to file an appeal? 

Contact Jose!  He is our fulltime Alabama AMVETS point of contact.

AMVETS MISSION STATEMENT:

To enhance and safeguard the entitlements for all American Veterans who have served honorably and to improve the quality of life for them, their families, and the communities where they live, through Leadership, Advocacy, and Services.

VA Veteran Outreach Program

 When a VA Vet Center is miles from your home, it's a long drive to access its many services.  When those services come to you on wheels, life gets a little more convenient.  Mobile Vet Centers of the Department of Veterans Affairs provides Veterans and family members with services such as counseling for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Military Sexual Trauma, bereavement counseling, marriage and family counseling, and resources like VA benefits information and suicide prevention referrals.


Next Visit: 1st Thursday of the month from 10 AM to 2 PM. 

Please call the Vet Center at 850-651-1000 to schedule an appointment.


Services Provided

  • A Safe Place to Talk in Confidence
  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Marriage/Family Counseling
  • Sexual Trauma Counseling
  • Bereavement Counseling
  • Readjustment Counseling
  • Outreach
  • Referral for Job Training & Education
  • Community Referrals
  • VA Benefits Assistance
  • Drug and Alcohol Education

Comfort Care Hospice Veterans Outreach Services

Support Group Sessions and Re-Adjustment Counseling

1st and 3rd Thursday's   10 Am to 11 AM

No Appointment required!

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.

The center is working directly with Veterans Services offering counseling sessions, crisis intervention, assistance with VA benefits and service related awards. We also offer information on a variety of issues  in written form.  Stop by the center for dates and times the counselors and social workers will be set up.  All veterans are welcome to come by the center to enjoy coffee and fellowship with your brothers and sister veterans and check out upcoming events.

ALABAMA AMVETS Service Officer
Jose Carrillo, NSO
AMVETS-VA Regional Office
345 Perry Hill Rd. #1-122
Montgomery, AL 36109
Phone: (334) 213-3443
Email: jose.carrillo2@va.gov

SERVICE CENTER VISION;
Provide the tools and means for a Veterans Outreach and Support Facility for both the veteran and their family.

Hours of Operation

12 PM to 4 PM Monday - Thursday

8 AM to 12 PM Friday

10 AM to 2 PM Saturday

Closed on Sunday

AMVETS Service Center

Veterans Helping Veterans

Counseling Services Schedule:

Our foundational purpose is to get veterans out of the house, out of the dark, out into the light in comradery to prevent more suicides.  Mission 22 is a national program focused on prevention of the “22 veterans a day that commit suicide in the US”.

Veterans Serive Center and Support Group