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Northern Michigan Veterans

There are so many wonderful organizations across Northern Michigan available to provide support to our wonderful Veterans.

Veterans from all eras are reacting to the events in Afghanistan. Please click button for resources available, along with common reactions and strategies for managing ongoing distress.

Veteran Resources

Veteran Affairs Clinics:
**Note: If you call a specific VA Clinic, if they do not answer, your call will be routed to the Saginaw Clinic… however, they WILL route you to the right office.

Gaylord VA Clinic
2782 South Otsego Avenue
Gaylord, MI 49735-9404
Main number: 1-989-732-7525
Mental health: 1-989-497-2500 x13520

Colonel Demas T. Craw VA Clinic
701 US Highway 31 South
Traverse City, MI 49685-8016
Main number: 1-231-497-9720
Mental health: 1-989-497-2500 x11412

Grayling VA Clinic
1680 Hartwick Pines Road
Grayling, MI 49738-9237
Main number: 1-989-344-2002
Mental health: 1-989-497-2500 x13550

Cadillac VA Clinic
1909 North Mitchell Street
Cadillac, MI 49601-1139
Main number: 1-231-775-4401
Mental health: 1-989-497-2500 x 11410

Lieutenant Colonel Clement C. Van Wagoner Dept of Veterans Affairs Clinic
180 North State Street
Alpena, MI 49707-2847
Main number: 1-989-356-8720
Mental health: 1-989-497–2500 x13510

Cheboygan County VA Clinic
14540 Mackinaw Highway
Mackinaw City, MI 49701-9507
Main number: 1-231-436-5176
Mental health: 1-989-497-2500 x13560 or
1-800-406-5143 x13560

Oscoda VA Clinic
5671 Skeel Avenue, Suite 4
Oscoda, MI 48750-1535
Main number: 1-989-747-0026
Mental health: 1-989-497-2500 x11411

Sault Saint Marie (Iron Mtn) VA Clinic
509 Osborn Boulevard
Suite 306
Sault Saint Marie, MI 49783-2071
Main number: 1-906-253-9383
Mental health: 1-906-774-3300 x32541


22 2 None

A non-profit organization who works to raise awareness and provide support to end veteran suicide by helping veterans to continue Fighting the Fight Within. 22 2 None 〉


Braveheart Estates

A 238 acre ranch that was donated to Operation Injured Soldiers by a patriot and generous supporter of our injured veterans. Braveheart Estate 〉


Northern Michigan Veteran’s Coalition

To sponsor, encourage opportunities, and identify veterans in Northern Michigan through the VCAT project. NMVC 〉


Patriot Place

Northern Michigan’s only Veterans transitional housing community for male Veterans experiencing homelessness. At Patriot Place, veterans receive support and stability before moving to permanent housing. Patriot Place 〉


Peace Ranch

Provides Peer Support and Equine Therapy from qualified professionals for Veterans and their families looking for a solution oriented, hands on approach to dealing with combat trauma, relationships, and re-entry. Peace Ranch 〉


Reining Liberty Ranch

Horses for Heroes, offers equine related experiences and various services to the heroes in our community, including but not limited to Military Personnel: Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines and US Coast Guard (Active Duty and Veterans) and first responders: Fire fighters, Police, EMT etc. Heroes for Horses 〉


Veterans Crisis Line

Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves. Veteran Crisis Line 〉


The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)

Provides free, compassionate care and survivor support services for the families of America’s fallen military heroes. Services include peer-based emotional support, grief and trauma resources, grief seminars and retreats for adults, Good Grief Camps for children, casework assistance, connections to community-based care, online and in-person support groups and a 24/7 resource and information helpline for all who have been profoundly affected by the death of a military loved one.
Call the toll-free information helpline at 1-800-959-TAPS (8277).