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Counseling Services: Veteran Students

Beginning or returning to college as a Veteran student means facing a unique set of challenges; and reaching out and accessing support can be one way to help with a positive transition and experience. Check out some of the various resources listed below!

If you need immediate help, please call 911 or the Military Crisis Line at 800-273-8255 and press 1.

Local Resources


 Armed Forces Student Center at WCTC
"WCTC is proud to serve veterans from all branches of the military. The College is approved on the state and federal levels to provide training to veterans, active service members, survivors and dependents of deceased or disabled veterans."

 Milwaukee County Veterans Services
“Assisting Veterans and their families with benefit needs.”


  Milwaukee VA Medical Center
The Milwaukee VA helps in accessing and managing your VA benefits and health care.

  State of Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs
The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs was created in 1945 to consolidate separate veterans programs under one agency. Today, the WDVA provides grants and a variety of services to eligible Wisconsin veterans and their families.

  Waukesha County Veterans Services
It is the mission of the Waukesha County Division of Veterans Services to advocate for and provide assistance to all veterans of the U.S. Armed Services, and their dependents and survivors.

National Resources


   Make the Connection
“Hear stories of recovery from Veterans like you.”


   Operation WetVet
"Taking Veterans & First Responders From "Front Lines to Tight Lines"


  Real Warriors Campaign
"The Real Warriors Campaign promotes a culture of support for psychological health by encouraging the military community to reach out for help whether coping with the daily stresses of military life, or concerns like depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder."

  Wounded Warrior Project
"Here, you’re not a member – you’re an alumnus, a valued part of a community that’s been where you’ve been, and understands what you need. Everything we offer is free because there’s no dollar value to finding recovery and no limit to what you can achieve."

Being a Veteran Student on a College Campus

Learn more here about being a student Veteran, treatment options, self-help tools, and resources to help you overcome challenges.

If you are looking for more information about being a student Veteran at WCTC, resources, benefits, financial aid, and more, please connect with the Armed Forces Student Center:

Armed Forces Student Center
College Center, Room C-016
Phone: 262.691.5431
Fax: 262.691.5123