Media Release

Gainesville Vet Center Opening

Monday, March 10, 2008 1:00 AM
4:39 p.m.
ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Alachua County Veterans Services is announcing the grand opening of the Gainesville Vet Center, which will take place on Monday, March 17, 2008 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The Gainesville Vet Center is located at 105 NW 75th St., Suite #2, near I-75 exit 387. 
Congress established Vet Centers in 1979 in response to difficulties of readjustment by Vietnam era veterans.  The counseling provided at the Gainesville Vet Center is a free service to veterans who served in any designated theater of combat operations during a period of war or areas during which hostilities took place.  The Gainesville Vet Center provides clinical counseling for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, counseling to veterans' families, and bereavement recovery counseling to eligible family members.
For more information, to give assistance, or to RSVP, please call (352) 331-1408.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).