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Assistance for veterans in Abbeville on Monday

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Posted at 6:00 PM, Sep 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-27 19:58:41-04

ABBEVILLE, La. - Veterans in Abbeville will soon get some assistance thanks to the Veteran Outreach Clinic.

An event will be held Monday where veterans can sign up for healthcare, learn what medical benefits are available and job services.

It's part of a tour to help veterans who can't travel regularly to clinics.

"The bigger areas, what we want to do is we want to get out there and bring those same services that you can get here to the veterans so instead of being reactive in the office we're being proactive and we're going to figure out what issue the veteran needs," Chris Sullivan, veterans staffer.

Congressman Clay Higgins' office is hosting the fifth of six planned veterans outreach clinics scheduled across 10 parishes.