Veteran Support

With our partners, the Captain John D. Mason program and NAMI Racine County, we work hard to assist veterans and their families struggling with their emotional well being and having difficulty connecting to services.

We serve any veteran, active duty military, or reservist who lives or works in Wisconsin.

Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin NAMI Racine County Captain John D. Mason

VOW 9-Line Support Includes:

  • Safe storage of medication and firearms
  • Mental health access
  • Peer support services – veteran led support groups are provided at VOW; individual support is also available
  • Alcohol/drug treatment support – we can connect you to a provider near you for alcohol or drug treatment; additionally, you can attend the VOW AA group - groups are held weekly
  • Food insecurity – we can connect you with a food pantry near you
  • Homelessness or risk of homelessness – we provide housing at our tiny home village or can connect you with other veteran housing or HUD Vash
  • Employment opportunities or connection to job training opportunities
  • VA services – are you connected to the VA? We can get you connected for your health or mental health needs

There is no fee for these services.

Contact us at 262-456-7059

If you are in immediate crisis and need to talk to someone now – call the Veterans Crisis Line, available 24/7.  Dial 988, then press 1 or text 838255.  This call is free and confidential.

Additional Resources

Mental Health

Racine County Crisis
Visit Website
Call: 262-638-6741

National Crisis Line
Dial 988, then press 1 or text 838255


Wisconsin Veterans Home - Union Grove, WI
Visit Website
Call: 262-878-6700

Center for Veterans Issues (CVI)
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Call: 414-345-4254

Visit Website
Call: 262-633-3235

Shalom Center
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Call: 262-658-1713

Food Pantries

Veterans Market
Visit Web Page
Call: 262-800-1309

Salvation Army Racine
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Call: 262-619-1742

Racine County Food Bank
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Call: 262-632-2307

VA Benefits

Racine County Veterans Service Office
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Call: 262-638-6702

Kenosha County Veteran Service Office
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Call: 262-605-6690

Wisconsin Department of Veteran Affairs
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Utility Assistance

Heat for Heroes
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Call: 1-866-432-8947

Racine/Kenosha Community Action Agency
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Call: 262-637-8377

Rent Assistance

Racine/Kenosha Community Action Agency
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Call: 262-637-8377

HOPES Center Racine
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Call: 262-898-2940

Loving Kindness Transitional Center
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Call: 262-977-7060