Learn more about Services Available to Veterans

To Our Veterans

Thank you so much for the sacrifices you and your family have endured during your service to our country. We appreciate and support you! Please feel free to stop by our offices located in Student Services in the Information Commons West Building, Suite 219 on the main campus any time. We would be honored to say thank you and offer our support to you should you need any assistance. Our phone number is 417-447-6974 or you can email us at counseling@otc.edu.

The National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory provides information related to connecting wounded warriors, service members, veterans and their families and caregivers with those who support them. There are materials on homeless assistance and emergency and transitional housing. Here you can also find information on VA and other government programs. If you have difficulty accessing the website by clicking on the link above, copy and paste this address into your web browser https://www.nrd.gov/homeless_assistance.

Veteran Crisis Line

If you feel you or a member of your family are in crisis or would simply like to text or chat with a qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs Responder, please check out this website http://www.veteranscrisisline.net. There is information about the signs of a crisis, online resources and even a resource locator.

Military Mental Health Screening Program

Check out this website with additional information on military mental health screenings, mental health resources and even a military mental health blog. If you are experiencing difficulty accessing the website above, the address is http://www.militarymentalhealth.org.

Real Warriors Website

The Real Warriors * Real Battles, Real Strength website provides a wealth of information. These resources are useful for active duty, National Guard and reserve, veterans and military families. This information includes crisis intervention, psychological health and traumatic brain injury. There are also resources regarding deployment, podcasts, email updates, message boards and videos all to help our military and their families.

Real Warriors * Real Battles Real Strength

Trauma Resource Center for Military Families and Professionals

Trauma Resource Center