The following is a release from the Department of Veterans Affairs:

Lafayette, LA – The Department of Veterans Affairs has signed a lease with James Charles McDaniel, MD for space to house mental health services for the veterans of Acadiana.

The new clinic will be located at 309 St. Julien Avenue. All mental health services currently offered at the Lafayette Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) at 2100 Jefferson Street will move to this new location and begin seeing patients in December of this year.

The approximately 6,500 square foot facility will be leased for up to 10 years and allow more space for primary care services at the existing Lafayette CBOC until the new CBOC on Ambassador Caffery opens in Winter 2016.