Health Care

David’s Heart Ministries to Veterans
PO Box 4232 South Bend, IN 46634
Contact: Shawn Storer, Coordinator
(574) 339-1100

Ministry for former military and their loved ones. Offering counseling, reflection, spiritual direction, family work, resource navigation. Theological care addressing moral questions of grief, guilt, and shame.

Serving vets and families since 2001

Deborah Cook-Clandy MA, PHD

2410 Mishawaka Ave. South Bend, IN 46615
Contact: Deborah Cook-Clandy
(574) 309-4295

Mental health counseling services. Specialization in PTSD and Conflict Management. TriCare provider, Military One Force qualified.

Office is located in The Well Coffeehouse. MA in counseling. D-MIN in conflict management.

Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV)
(800) 360-8387 ext. 71322

Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) is a continuum of care within the VA to meet the needs of homeless veterans. This includes outreach, employment coordination, case management, and emergency transitional and permanent supportive housing through various VA programs.

Indiana University South Bend Dental Hygiene Clinic
1002 S. Esther St. Education and Arts Building 1201 South Bend, IN 46615
To schedule and appointment: (574) 520-4156

Indiana University South Bend's Dental Hygiene Clinic where students perform cleanings overseen by instructors at minimal cost. Open to the public, by appointment only. Cleanings: 35$, 20$ for patients under 12 and over 62 years old. 15$ for students, faculty, and staff.

Indiana University South Bend Student Counseling Center
1700 Mishawaka Ave. Administration Building 230 South Bend, IN 46634
Contact: Kevin Griffith PsyD, Director
(574) 520-4125

Working to enhance student success by providing high-quality, short-term mental health counseling services. Offering free services, up to 10 sessions per academic year.

Veteran’s Opportunity: Certification through the center for Deployment Psychology for services to student veterans and military families.

Life Treatment Center
1402 S. Michigan St. South Bend, IN 46613
Contact: James Trotter, Homeless Veteran Case Manager
(574) 233-5433 ext. 219

Helping to stabilize homeless veterans and become self-sufficient. Referrals to the VA. Offering addiction treatment services, and specialized treatment sessions for veterans by veterans.

Veteran’s Opportunity: After 1980, the veteran must have been in the military for 2 years to receive medical services. 15 beds designated for veterans. Sliding scale: all are taken in regardless of their ability to pay.

Michiana Behavioral Health
1800 North Oak Dr. Plymouth, IN 46563
Contact: Jessica (Zyto) Burgess, Community Relations Representative
(574) 303-7877

Local Office: (574) 936-3784

Directory: (800) 795-6252

24-hour in-patient mental health hospital. Free assessment. TriCare provider. Will help clients find and apply for insurance. 

Acute Services (in-patient detox) for all ages. Residential services, ages 6-21.

Morgan Counseling Services

300 N. Michigan St Suite 405 South Bend, IN
Contact: Rob Morgan, LCAC
Mary Morgan, LMHC
(574) 234-3338

Counseling services offering: individual sessions, services for substance abuse, aftercare, anger management, a monthly 5 hour education course, and assessments for mental health, anger, substance use.

Veteran’s Opportunity: Both Rob and Mary are Tier 3 certified with Star Behavioral Health Providers. Cash or money orders only, no insurance. Low cost services.  *working on a website

My HealtheVet

My HealtheVet is the VA's Personal Health Record (PHR). Its web-based resources and tools offer you greater control over your care and wellness. Offering 24/7 online access to VA through Secure Messaging. Secure Messaging is a secure, web-based message service that allows you to communicate non-urgent, non-emergency health-related information with your VA health care team. Through Secure Messaging you are able to: communicate non-urgent, non-emergency information with your VA health care team, request test results and health information, request medical appointments, request prescription renewals. Only authorized VA staff will have access to your messages and will respond to your messages. Tools available on My HealtheVet: VA Blue Button, In Case of Emergency, VA Prescription Refills, Medical Libraries, Physicians and Providers, Vitals, Military Health History, My Goals, as well as Tracking Tools and Journals.

St. Joseph Health System
5215 Holy Cross Parkway Mishawaka, IN 46545
Contact: John Bruinsma, Senior Services Navigator
(574) 335-3891

Senior Services: Medicare navigation, Healthy Lifestyle education, exercise, disease or condition specific education, end of life documentation.     Services for all: Cancer survivorship support, clinical nutrition guidance, diabetes prevention programs, health insurance services, and community resource navigation

Contact: Latorya Greene
(574) 335-3896

Smoking cessation

South Bend Vet Center

4727 Miami St. South Bend, IN 46614
Contact: Keith Ross, Veteran’s Outreach Specialist
(574) 231-8480

Offering Readjustment Counseling Services to any service member, as well as their family, who has served in a combat zone and received a military campaign ribbon (Vietnam, Southwest Asia, OEF, OIF, etc.). Readjustment Counseling is a wide range of psycho social services in an effort to make a successful transition from military to civilian life. They include: individual and group counseling for veterans, service members, and their families, family counseling for military related issues, bereavement counseling for families who experience an active duty death, military sexual trauma counseling and referral, outreach and education including PDHRA, community events, etc., substance abuse assessment and referral, employment assessment and referral, VBA benefits explanation and referral, screening and referral for medical issues including TBI, depression, etc.

Veteran’s Opportunity: Combat PTSD and Military Sexual Trauma therapies. MA level counselors. Individualized treatment. Groups. Spouse and family services. Out stations. Free services. 50% of employees are veterans. Extra layer of confidentiality; VA cannot see Vet Center records.

Southern Care Hospice
1626 E. Day Road Mishawaka, IN 46545
Contact: Sue Gipson, RN, CHPN
(205) 739-1699

Philosophy of care for people with life limiting illness. Specialized Veteran Initiative: Level 4 We Honor Veterans National Program, assistance with VA benefits, Vet-to-Vet volunteer program.   Offers help with medical equipment, medications related to hospice admitting diagnosis 

Veteran’s Opportunity: We Honor Vets: program within hospice for recognition of veterans and specialized training for staff on military culture and how families are affected.  Vet-to-Vet: veteran volunteers spending time with senior veterans

Star Behavioral Health Providers
(317) 964-7152

Resource for veterans, service members, and their families to locate behavioral health professionals with specialized training in understanding and treating military service members and their families. Those listed in the registry have completed a series of trainings that are intended to make them better able to understand, assess, and counsel members of the military. 

VA Northern Indiana Health Care System (NIHCS)
1700 E. 38th St. Marion, IN
Contact: Marita Gallaway
(765) 674-3321 ext. 75086

Mission: to honor America's veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves overall health and well-being. Mental Health Service is committed to providing the appropriate treatment and level of care needed to address the unique mental health needs of former, and active duty military personnel.

Veteran’s Opportunity: Mental health services: General Mental Health Clinic, PTSD Clinical Team (PCT) Program, Inpatient Psychiatric Services, Mental Health Case Management (MHCM)/Mental Health Intensive Case Management Program (MHICM), Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center (PRRC), Primary Care Mental Health Integration (PC-MHI), Suicide Prevention Program, Substance Abuse Treatment Program (SATP), Intensive Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Program (IOP), Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (SARRTP)

Medical Center, Fort Wayne Campus
2121 Lake Ave. Fort Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 426-5431

Inpatient medical unit and ICU, along with 24/7 triage in ER, and mental health clinic

Medical Center, Marion Campus
1700 E. 38th St. Marion, IN 46805
(765) 674-3321

Inpatient psychiatric units and residential programs, along with primary care and outpatient mental health clinic, 24/7 triage in Urgent Care

South Bend CBOC
333. W. Western Ave. South Bend, IN 46601
(574) 299-4847

Outpatient primary care, and mental health clinics with some walk-in clinic hours during normal business hours 8am-430pm

Muncie CBOC
2600 W. White River Blvd. Muncie, IN 47303
(765) 284-6822

Outpatient primary care, and mental health clinics with some walk-in clinic hours during normal business hours 8am-430pm

Goshen CBOC
2014 Lincoln Way East Suite 3 Goshen, IN 46526
(574) 534-6108

Outpatient primary care, and mental health clinics with some walk-in clinic hours during normal business hours 8am-430pm

750 N. Broadway Peru, IN 46970
(765) 472-8900

Outpatient primary care, and mental health clinics with some walk-in clinic hours during normal business hours 8am-430pm

Veteran’s Crisis Line
(800) 273-8255 press 1
Text: 838255

Contact: Sandra Chauhan, LCSW, AAMFT, Suicide Prevention Coordinator
(260) 426-5431 ext. 72959

Contact: Todd Cook, Suicide Prevention Specialist, South Bend Annex
(260) 426-5431 ext. 72870

Contact: Steve Nelson, Suicide Prevention Specialist, Marion Campus
(260) 426-5431 ext. 75075

Contact: Deena Barnhart, Suicide Prevention Program Support Assistant, Marion Campus
(260) 426-5431 ext. 75781

Veteran crisis consults, case management, helping veterans get connected with services at their facilities. 

Collaboration with community partners to provide outreach and educational opportunities to support them and understanding how to handle veterans in crisis.