Pennsylvania Guidebook for Incarcerated Veterans

Veterans Integrated Service Network - VISN 4


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General Information
Description of ServiceA handbook that provides current information to assist incarcerated veterans in accessing benefits through the Veterans Administration. Information for housing, treatment for substance abuse, mental health, medical, employment information and more is included in this booklet. Since it will take a significant amount of time to gather all the necessary documents it is recommended that the veteran begin immediately. To help the veteran develop this plan, phone numbers, addresses and web sites are included.

Pennsylvania Guidebook for Incarcerated Veterans
Geographical AreaUnited States - includes all Pennsylvania counties: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Intake ProcedureApply for your VA benefits at your Local Regional Offices: VA regional offices can assist you with filing the appropriate VA forms.

Also, to apply for a specific benefit, visit Applying for Benefits.

In addition, VSO's (Veteran Service Organizations) can assist you as well by answering general questions and even petitioning on your behalf for services they believe you are qualified to receive.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
EligibilityYou may be eligible for VA benefits if you are a: veteran; veteran's dependent; surviving spouse, child or parent of a deceased veteran; uniformed service member; present or former reservist or National Guard member.
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 323 North Shore Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Main Phone 412-822-3316
Hotline Phone Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
Web Address www.visn4.va.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Affiliated Program: Veterans Integrated Service Network - VISN 4
This Service: Pennsylvania Guidebook for Incarcerated Veterans
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Ex-Offender Reentry Programs (FF-1900)
Veterans (YN-9000)