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HAZLE TWP. — The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Mobile Veterans Center, which provides free services to veterans and their families, is scheduled to visit the Laurel Mall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, weather permitting, state Rep. Tarah Toohil, R-Butler Township, has announced.

Trained personnel will be on hand to provide a variety of services including individual, marital, family and bereavement counseling; medical referrals; assistance in applying for VA benefits; employment guidance and referrals; alcohol and drug assessments and referrals; and information and referrals to community resources.

The 38-foot Mobile Veterans Center, which resembles a supersized recreational vehicle, features private counseling rooms, satellite communication and Internet service with VA Medical Centers, video conferencing and tele-health capabilities, televisions for training and educational videos, a wheelchair lift and handicapped accessibility.

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