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    The parents, children or spouses of people who have been honorably discharged as veterans of military service. Included are families of deceased veterans.

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    American Corporate PartnersAmerican Corporate Partners (ACP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting veterans in their transition from the armed services to the civilian workforce. With the help of business professionals nationwide, ACP offers veterans tools for long-term career development through mentoring, career counseling, and networking opportunities. With the belief that one-on-one relationships enhance an atmosphere of mutual understanding, respect, and support, ACP aims to strengthen the connection between corporate America and veteran communities. Programs include: ACP AdvisorNet is an online network of volunteer Advisors who commit to sharing their business expertise and advice with military veterans and their immediate family. Veterans can post questions related to the following areas:
    • Employment,
    • Career Development,
    • Small Business.
    ACP’s Veteran Mentoring Program connects Veteran Protégés with Corporate Mentors for a yearlong mentorship. Paired based on their career objectives and professional experience, Mentors and Protégés define the goals of their mentorship together. Mentors have a wide variety of professional expertise, including defense, education, finance, insurance, information technology, logistics, management, manufacturing, marketing and retail. Over the course of the year, all matched pairs should have at least 12 significant discussions regarding the Protégé’s career objectives. These discussions can focus on topics ranging from résumé building and interview skills to networking and small business development. Mentors may participate in all of the discussions personally or arrange for colleagues to meet with their Protégé. ACP has developed two program options in order to offer mentorships to veterans across the country:
    • National - ACP's National Program supports remote mentorships between participants who share similar career interests, but do not live within local proximity. We ask Mentors and Protégés to be flexible regarding the location of their mentorship. Participants in long-distance mentorships communicate by phone, e-mail, and/or videoconference.
    • Local- ACP's Local Programs operate in cities with high densities of participants. Because we aim to connect you with someone whose career objectives and professional experience aligns with yours, we may not always have an ideal candidate in your area. If your location lends itself to a local mentorship, we will do our best to pair you with a participant nearby.
    American Corporate PartnersAmerican Corporate Partners
    Armstrong County Community Action Agency, Housing Assistance Program - SSVFProvides supportive services to very low-income Veteran families living in or transitioning to permanent housing. May provide eligible Veteran families with outreach, case management, and assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits, which may include:
    • Health care services
    • Daily living services
    • Personal financial planning services
    • Transportation services
    • Fiduciary and payee services
    • Legal services
    • Child care services
    • Housing counseling services
    May also provide time-limited payments to third parties (e.g., landlords, utility companies, moving companies, and licensed child care providers) if these payments help Veteran families stay in or acquire permanent housing on a sustainable basis.
    ArmstrongHousing Assistance ProgramArmstrong County Community Action Agency
    Center for Community Resources - SSVFProvides supportive services to very low-income Veteran families living in or transitioning to permanent housing. May provide eligible Veteran families with outreach, case management, and assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits, which may include:
    • Health care services
    • Daily living services
    • Personal financial planning services
    • Transportation services
    • Fiduciary and payee services
    • Legal services
    • Child care services
    • Housing counseling services
    May also provide time-limited payments to third parties (e.g., landlords, utility companies, moving companies, and licensed child care providers) if these payments help Veteran families stay in or acquire permanent housing on a sustainable basis.
    ButlerHome and School SupportsCenter for Community Resources
    Community Action Partnership of Mercer County - Supportive Services for Veterans Families ProgramProvides supportive services to very low-income Veteran families living in or transitioning to permanent housing. Under this program, CAPMC aims to improve very low-income Veteran families’ housing stability in Mercer County. CAPMC will provide eligible Veterans and their families with outreach, case management, and assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits, which may include:
    • Health care services
    • Daily living services
    • Personal financial planning services
    • Transportation services
    • Fiduciary and payee services
    • Legal services
    • Child care services
    • Housing counseling services
    In addition, veterans may also be eligible for time-limited payments to third parties (e.g., landlords, utility companies, moving companies, and licensed child care providers) if these payments help them and their families stay in or acquire permanent housing on a sustainable basis.
    MercerCommunity Action Partnership of Mercer County - HousingCommunity Action Partnership of Mercer County
    Conemaugh Health System - Operation Family CaregiverOperation Family Caregiver is an educational program offered by the Conemaugh Health System to teach caregivers of returning Service Members a set of tools to help manage everyday problems. Operation Family Caregiver is a FREE, tailored, caregiver support intervention consisting of: in-home, Skype or phone visits, monthly telephone availability, data collection at beginning and end, program length 4-6 months, and you must complete 75% of sessions to be considered a program completer. The objective of the program is to improve:
    • Ability of family caregiver to utilize evidence-based problem-solving skills to reduce the burden of caregiving and enhance well-being,
    • Utilization of problem-solving skills to lower family caregiver depression and health complaints,
    • Management of anxiety of children located in the home.
    Taking part in this program may help you to better understand the problems you may be having as a caregiver for a service member with physical disability, traumatic brain injury, and/or combat stress. Any information obtained from this program, and which may be important to your health will be shared with you.
    CambriaConemaugh Health System Home HealthConemaugh Health System
    Duquesne University - College Education for Military Service Members and VeteransA wide array of academic programs and services make Duquesne a military-friendly university. Active Military and Veterans can enroll in on campus or online degree programs at Duquesne. Veteran Services include:
    • Duquesne University participates in the Post-9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program.
    • Eligible veterans can receive a tuition waiver from Duquesne. Combined with additional financial assistance from the VA, this allows veterans (and in some cases family members) to study tuition-free as an undergraduate or graduate student.
    • Learn more about the your veterans benefits eligibility through the Yellow Ribbon program.
    AlleghenyDuquesne UniversityDuquesne University
    It's About the Warrior FoundationIt's About the Warrior Foundation (IATW) assists and empowers post 9/11 veterans and their families with financial, educational, recreational or therapeutic needs.
    • Offers financial assistance to pay third party mortgages, rent, and other needs including:
      • Utility bills
      • Housing assistance (rent, mortgage)
      • Housing repairs
      • Funeral expenses
      • Legal fees
      • Educational fees
      • Recreational fees
      • Medical fees
    • Provides gift cards from a variety of retail outlets for the veteran and their families in a time of need.
    • Offers post-secondary educational scholarship opportunities for both the veteran and their dependents.
    • Assists veterans with job placement throughout the Tri-State Area.
    ButlerIt's About the Warrior FoundationIt's About the Warrior Foundation
    Lawrence County Community Action Partnership - SSVF Housing and Employment ServicesThe Lawrence County Community Action Partnership's SSVF Housing and Employment Services provides veterans and their families assistance with:
    • Employment Opportunities
    • Legal Services
    • Resume Building
    • Cover Letter Writing
    • Job Searching
    • Applications
    • Microsoft Office
    • Other Computer Skills
    LawrenceLawrence County Community Action Partnership - Emergency & Community ServicesLawrence County Community Action Partnership
    Lawrence County Community Action Partnership - Supportive Services for Veteran FamiliesSSVF provides temporary financial assistance and comprehensive case management services to Veterans. Veterans must be either homeless or at risk of homelessness to be eligible for the services. Assistance includes rent and arrearages, security and utility deposits, transportation assistance, emergency supplies, childcare, moving assistance, and emergency supplies. SSVF serves Veteran Households in the following counties: Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Clarion, Jefferson, Lawrence, and Mercer. May provide eligible Veteran families with outreach, case management, and assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits, which may include:
    • Health care services
    • Daily living services
    • Personal financial planning services
    • Transportation services
    • Fiduciary and payee services
    • Legal services
    • Child care services
    • Housing counseling services
    May also provide time-limited payments to third parties (e.g., landlords, utility companies, moving companies, and licensed child care providers) if these payments help Veteran families stay in or acquire permanent housing on a sustainable basis.
    LawrenceLawrence County Community Action Partnership - Emergency & Community ServicesLawrence County Community Action Partnership
    PAServesA coordinated system of public, private, and non-profit organizations working together to provide services that meet the needs of veterans, transitioning service-members, and their families. Services may include: Benefits Education Employment Financial Help Healthcare Housing Legal Services Mentoring Sports & Fitness Spouse Support Volunteering Civilian Life Reintegration Care Coordination AmericaServesInstitute for Veterans and Military Families
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs - Disabled Veterans Real Estate Tax Exemption ProgramProvides real estate tax exemption for any honorably discharged veteran who is 100% disabled, a resident of the Commonwealth and has a financial need.LebanonPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs - Educational Gratuity ProgramEducational Gratuity program provides financial assistance to children of honorably discharged veterans who have service-connected disabilities and served during a period of war or armed conflict or children of veterans who die or died in service during a period of war or armed conflict. Payment will not exceed $500.00 per term or semester per qualified child to each approved educational institution upon submission by that approved educational institution of proof of matriculation of the applicant. Educational gratuity payments are paid directly to the Educational Institution and may not be made for longer than 4 scholastic years.LebanonPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs - Veterans Temporary AssistanceProvides temporary financial aid to Veterans and their beneficiaries who reside in Pennsylvania for the necessities of life (food, shelter, fuel, clothing and medical expenses). If eligible, a Veteran or their beneficiary can qualify for an amount not to exceed $1,600 in a twelve month period.LebanonPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
    Pennsylvania National Guard - Survivor Outreach ServicesSurvivor Outreach Services (SOS) is available to all family members whose service member died while serving in the military. SOS Coordinators are the survivor's link to the military and provide perpetual long term support to Survivors by outreaching and educating to include newsletter, letters, e-mails, phone calls and visits. The SOS Coordinator will provide perpetual care to the survivors "as long as they desire". Eastern PA SOS Coordinator: (215) 856-5900 Ext. 273 Central PA SOS Coordinator: (717) 861- 2855 Western PA SOS Coordinator: (814) 533-2481LebanonPennsylvania National GuardPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
    Pittsburgh Technical InstitutePittsburgh Technical Institute (PTI) offers technical trade certificate and degree programs at its Pittsburgh location and online. Some academic programs include Building Technology, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Information Technology, Graphic Design; Medical Assisting, Nursing, Culinary Arts, Massage Therapy and more. PTI offers policies that benefit military personnel and their families. AlleghenyPittsburgh Technical InstitutePittsburgh Technical Institute
    Point Man International MinistriesPoint Man International Ministries helps those who have served in the military with recovering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A system of small groups, known as Outposts, are run across the USA for the purpose of mutual support and fellowship. They also offer Home Front support groups lead by Christian mothers, wives and friends of both active duty military and veterans. They have experienced the stress of dealing with deployments and the effects of a loved one returning home from war. PMIM is a service organization with an evangelical purpose. Keeping Jesus Christ the focal point PMIM acts as a referral service to connect hurting veterans and their families to our Outpost and Home Front system for continued support and fellowship.Point Man International MinistriesPoint Man International Ministries
    Soldier OnSoldier On provides supportive services to veterans and their families in need, or who are homeless or at risk if becoming homeless. The Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program at Soldier On is a door-to-door outreach campaign assisting veterans and their families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. The outreach program aims to assist veterans and their families before they become homeless in New York State, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, and western Massachusetts. Soldier On provides in-home case management, referral services, and temporary financial assistance for housing to veterans facing homelessness. Soldier On’s mission is to provide veterans with the services and support they need to carry on healthy, productive lives in homes of their own. If you know a veteran who is on the verge of homelessness or struggling with issues related to housing, health care or substance abuse, Soldier On can help. Case Management and Referral Services for:
    • Health Care,
    • Daily Living Activites,
    • Financial Planning,
    • Transportation,
    • Income Support,
    • Legal Assistance,
    • Emergency Supplies,
    • Rep Payee/Fiduciary.
    Temporary Financial Funds may be available for:
    • Rental Assistance
    • Utility Fees,
    • Security Deposits,
    • Utility Deposits,
    • Moving Costs,
    • Child Care,
    • Transportation.
    Soldier OnSoldier On
    Sons of the American LegionThe American Legion is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization with great political influence perpetuated by its grass-roots involvement in the legislation process from local districts to Capitol Hill. Focusing on service to veterans, servicemembers and communities, The American Legion currently has about 2.4 million members in 14,000 posts worldwide. The Legion has a broad range of programs for Family, Youth, Community and National Affairs. The American Legion is the nation's largest veterans wartime service organization. The services provided include help with VA claims, assistance in finding employment, support for current members of the military, and financial advice. Visit their website to locate a post near you.American Legion, Sons of the American LegionAmerican Legion
    Sons of the American Legion, Pennsylvania DetachmentThe Sons of The American Legion was formed in 1932 as a program within The American Legion. We are the proud sons and grandsons of those who served in the United States military during a time of war/conflict and became eligible for membership in the American Legion. Members of the American Legion, the American Legion Auxiliary, the Legion Riders and the Sons of the American Legion make up the American Legion Family. As part of a “family,” we place high importance on preserving our American traditions and values, improving the quality of life for our nation’s children, caring for veterans and their families, and perhaps most importantly, teaching the fundamentals of good citizenship. The total combined membership of the Legion family is nearly 4.2 million members. The Detachment of Pennsylvania is the largest detachment in the nation with over 38,000 members. The mission of the Sons is to support veterans and their families, and the policies of our parent organization – The American Legion. Virtually everything that involves the Sons could be grouped into three areas: 1. Support for veterans and their families 2. Promoting patriotism and Americanism 3. Promoting programs which benefit the youth of our country. American Legion, Sons of the American LegionAmerican Legion
    The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at the University of Pennsylvania - Brief Case Management and Resource Connection - PhiladelphiaOur case managers offer connections to additional support for assistance with issues like unemployment, benefits, housing, finances, and education.PhiladelphiaThe Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at the University of Pennsylvania - PhiladelphiaThe Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at the University of Pennsylvania
    The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at the University of Pennsylvania - Medication Management - PhiladelphiaOur in house psychiatrist is available to work with adult clients who are interested in understanding more about evidence-based medication treatment options. PhiladelphiaThe Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at the University of Pennsylvania - PhiladelphiaThe Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at the University of Pennsylvania
    The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at the University of Pennsylvania - Talk Therapy - PhiladelphiaClinicians provide evidence-based treatments such as cognitive processing therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, problem solving therapy, integrative behavioral couples therapy, prolonged exposure therapy, and morePhiladelphiaThe Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at the University of Pennsylvania - PhiladelphiaThe Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at the University of Pennsylvania
    United States Department of Defense, National Center for Telehealth & TechnologyThe National Center for Telehealth & Technology (T2) is a component center of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE). Utilizing a range of standard and innovative solutions, T2 recommends, coordinates and manages the development of an integrated DoD telehealth system for the provision of quality, patient-centric psychological and TBI health care services. The geographic dispersion of beneficiaries creates challenges for the Military Health System in providing behavioral health care. Telehealth provides opportunities to not only leverage DoD health provider resources and increase access to care through information and telecommunication technologies, but also to cultivate new, more efficient methods of care delivery. The timely and successful integration of telehealth into the overall DoD health services system requires enterprise-wide strategies, policies, and guidance. T2 is working as a coordinating and resource center focused on the development of a telehealth network of systems across the DoD by leveraging partnerships with the Services, VA, TRICARE, and civilian providers. T2 leads this network to expand the range of services available to rural and underserved locations through the use of various treatment facilities and telehealth technologies. The website contains information on telehealth programs, clinical programs, guides and publications regarding military behavioral health.United States Department of Defense, National Center for Telehealth & TechnologyUnited States Department of Defense
    United States Department of the Navy, Disabled Veterans Assistance LineThe Department of Navy as a lead agency in hiring veterans created the helpline. Staff will provide: Employment advice and referrals to returning disabled service members, recently medically retired service members, and their spouses. Support for disabled veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and all disabled veterans of other conflicts, campaigns and wars. Assistance with employment opportunities at the Dept. of Navy as well as other Federal and State agencies. Human Resource Specialists will provide I&R and if unable to respond immediately will reply in one business day.United States Department of Defense, United States Department of the NavyUnited States Department of Defense
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Aid & Attendance and Housebound Pension BenefitVeterans or surviving spouses who are eligible for VA pension and are housebound or require the aid and attendance of another person may be eligible for an additional monetary payment.United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration - Compensation & PensionUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Caregiver Support LineToll-free support line for those who provide care for veterans living with the effects of war, disability, chronic illness, or aging. The support line provides information on VA caregiver support resources and "warm" referral to caregiver support coordinators located in all VA medical centers. The support line is also available to respond to inquiries about the caregiver benefits associated with the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010. United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Information and Referral HotlinesUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Returning Service Members (OEF/OIF/OND)The United States Department of Veterans Affairs offers a variety of services and benefits to Veterans. See what you may qualify for:
    • Employment
      • Career Resources
      • Find a Job
      • VA Careers
    • Health
      • Health Care
      • How to Apply
      • Dental
      • Other VA Benefits
      • Non-Combat Conditions
    • Education
      • GI Bill
      • Find a School
    • Housing
      • Home Loans
      • Housing
    • Find Help
      • What is a Vet Center?
      • Substance Abuse
      • Stress & Mental Health Programs
    • Monetary Benefits
      • Life Insurance
      • Compensation & Pension
    • Women Veterans
      • Veterans Services
      • Womens Health
    • Disabilities
      • Prosthetics & Sensory Aids
      • Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment
    OEF/OIF/OND combat Veterans can receive cost free medical care for any condition related to their service in the Iraq/Afghanistan theater for five years after the date of their discharge or release.
    United States Department of Veterans AffairsUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration - Compensation & PensionThe United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration is responsible for administering The VA's extensive non-medical benefits. Its responsibilities include initial veteran registration, eligibility determination, and five key lines of business (benefits and entitlements): Home Loan Guarantee, Insurance, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, Education (GI Bill), and Compensation & Pension. VA disability compensation provides monthly benefits to Veterans in recognition of the effects of disabilities, diseases, or injuries incurred or aggravated during active military service. The program also provides monthly payments to surviving spouses, dependent children, and dependent parents in recognition of the economic loss caused by a Veteran's death during military service or, after discharge from military service, as a result of a service-connected disability. Types of VA disability compensation programs include:
    • Disability Compensation,
    • Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC),
    • Special Monthly Compensation (SMC),
    • Claims Based on Special Circumstances.
    VA's pension program provides monthly benefit payments to certain wartime Veterans with financial need, and their survivors. As Veterans and survivors consider applying for these benefits. Pension programs include:
    • Veterans Pension,
    • Supplemental Income for Wartime Veterans,
    • Survivors Pension,
    • Aid & Attendance,
    • Housebound.
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration - Compensation & PensionUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration - VetSuccessThe Department of Veterans Affairs VetSuccess web portal serves as a virtual transition and employment resource center for Veterans seeking employment and employers who want to hire Veterans. As an employer, you can post available jobs, view Veteran resumes, and receive job applications. Veterans can browse your job listings, post resumes, and even apply for positions online. Over 200,000 Veterans are registered on the site. Register today to begin your Veteran recruitment search. For Job Seekers: Access tools and resources designed to help Veterans and transitioning Service members translate their military skills into new public or private sector careers. Learn how to identify your professional strengths, create and post résumés, achieve success in your next job, and more. For Employers: Make a difference in improving Veteran unemployment. Public and private sector employers can search thousands of résumés and post limitless jobs on the Employment Center free of charge. Tools for job seekers include:
    • Military Skills Translator: Translate your military skills, experience, and training to learn about career options that best use your capabilities,
    • Résumé Builder: Build a résumé that makes hiring managers stop and take notice,
    • Training and Vocational Resources: Training programs, apprenticeships, test fee reimbursement, and more,
    • Education and Counseling: Education benefits, free online courses, vocational counseling, and more,
    • Disability and Assistive Technology: Organizations supporting disability, assitive technology providers, and more.
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration - eBenefitsUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration
    United States National Archives and Records Administration - Veterans' Benefit ResourcesA variety of important benefits and services are available to veterans and to their families, survivors and next-of-kin from the Department of Veterans Affairs and other agencies. While the National Archives does not provide these benefits, they can help you obtain the copies of Military Service Records or other proof of service which you'll need to prove eligibility. The United States National Archives and Records Administration - Veterans' Benefit Resources webpage has numerous links and information for veterans such as Emergency Requests for Military Service Records, VA Guide to Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents, and Other Sources for Veterans Benefits, Aid and Information. United States National Archives and Records AdministrationUnited States National Archives and Records Administration
    USA.gov - VeteransGet information about benefits and other services for veterans.
    • Benefits for Veterans Find benefits by state or topic, such as health, employment, education, and more.
    • Cemeteries and Burials Find cemeteries and gravesites or learn more about burial benefits for veterans.
    • Education for Veterans Learn more about the G.I. Bill and how it can help you further your education.
    • Health Care for Veterans Find the care you need, learn more about health programs, and how you can protect your health.
    • Job Resources for Veterans Browse the job bank and get job tools and tips.
    • Memorials, Military History, and Monuments Find military history, historical facts, historical monuments, and memorials.
    • Returning Service Members Have you recently returned from military service? Find out how the VA can help you.
    • Women Veterans Learn more about health care and benefit programs for women.
    USA.govUSA.gov
    US Small Business Administration - Office of Veterans Business DevelopmentThe US Small Business Administration's (SBA) Office of Veterans Business Development’s (OVBD) mission is to maximize the availability, applicability and usability of small business programs for Veterans, Service-Disabled Veterans, Reserve Component Members, and their dependents or survivors. OVBD is SBA’s liaison with the veterans business community; provides policy analysis and reporting; and is as an Ombudsman for veteran entrepreneurs. OVBD has a number of programs and services to assist aspiring and existing veteran entrepreneurs such as training, counseling and mentorship, and oversight of Federal procurement programs for Veteran-Owned and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses. Local western Pennsylvania Veterans Affairs Officer is: Ron Collett Pittsburgh District Office 411 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1450 Pittsburgh, PA 15219 412-395-6562 ext. 107 ronald.collett@sba.gov Local eastern Pennsylvania Veterans Affairs Officer is: Michael Wilk Philadelphia District Office Parkview Towers 1150 First Avenue, Suite 1001 King of Prussia, PA 19406 610-382-3071 michael.wilk@sba.gov US Small Business Administration - HeadquartersUS Small Business Administration - Headquarters
    Veterans Health Administration - Combat Call CenterThe Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Vet Centers are a type of VA health care facility designed to provide outreach and readjustment counseling services through 232 community-based Vet Centers located in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Services are also available for their family members for military related issues. Veterans have earned these benefits through their service and all are provided at no cost to the Veteran or family. Readjustment counseling is wide range of services provided to combat veterans in the effort to make a satisfying transition from military to civilian life. Services include individual counseling, group counseling, marital and family counseling, bereavement counseling, medical referrals, assistance in applying for VA Benefits, employment counseling, guidance and referral, alcohol/drug assessments, information and referral to community resources, military sexual trauma counseling & referral, outreach and community education. 1-877-WAR-VETS is an around the clock confidential call center where combat Veterans and their families can call to talk about their military experience or any other issue they are facing in their readjustment to civilian life. The staff is comprised of combat Veterans from several eras as well as families members of combat Veterans. This benefit is prepaid through the Veteran’s military service.AlleghenyVeterans Health Administration, Pittsburgh Vet CenterUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
    Veterans Leadership Program of Western PA - Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)Participants must be a Veteran or a member of a family in which the head of the household, or the spouse of the head of the household, is a veteran; household income can't exceed 50% of annual median income; participants must meet one of the following categories: residing in permanent housing, homeless and scheduled to become a resident of permanent housing in 90 days, or exited permanent housing within 90 days to seek other housing; possible assistance with rental, utility, child care, transportation, car repairs, etc.AlleghenyVeterans Leadership Program of Western PA - Veterans BenefitsVeterans Leadership Program of Western PA

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