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Veterans crisis center to open, but at new location

A crisis center set up to assist veterans affected by long wait times for appointments at Veterans Affairs will open Wednesday, but at a different location than initially planned.

The Veterans Crisis Command Center, operated by The American Legion's System Worth Saving Task Force, will move to the Community Living Rehab Center at 3900 Loch Raven Blvd. in Baltimore, according to an American Legion advisory. The new location will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, and from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday.

Volunteers will assist veterans and veterans' families with fililng for benefits claims, legal counseling and health care enrollment, according to the advisory.

The operation had been held at the American Legion Post 109 at 1610 Sulphur Spring Rd. in Arbutus.

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