SPECIAL COMPENSATION FOR ASSISTANCE WITH ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING (SCAADL)

SPECIAL COMPENSATION FOR ASSISTANCE WITH ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING (SCAADL)

Overview The Department of Defense (DoD) Special Compensation for Assistance with Activities of Daily Living (SCAADL) program provides Service members, who have a permanent catastrophic injury or illness incurred or aggravated in the line of duty on or after September 11, 2001, compensation to offset the economic burden borne by their primary caregivers providing non-medical […]

Veterans Affairs Aid and Attendance Benefits

Veterans Affairs Aid and Attendance Benefits

Veterans Affairs Aid and Attendance Benefits What Are Aid and Attendance Benefits? Aid and Attendance is a benefit paid by Veterans Affairs (VA) to veterans, veteran spouses or surviving spouses. It is paid in addition to a veteran’s basic pension. The benefit may not be paid without eligibility to a VA basic pension. Aid and Attendance is […]

Veterans Justice Outreach Specialist Contacts

Veterans Justice Outreach Specialist Contacts

 Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Ahmad Brewer Mobile/South Alabama, VA Gulf Coast Health Care System, David Neslen Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center, William Adams Tuskegee, Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System East Campus, Marguerita High Alaska Anchorage, Alaska VA Healthcare System and Regional Office, Jeremiah Newbold Arizona Phoenix, Phoenix VA Health Care System, Ellyn Black, Joan McCarthy, Anna Bourne, Brian D’Agnolo, Stephanie Dove, Prescott, […]

Veterans Justice Outreach Program

Veterans Justice Outreach Program

The aim of the Veterans Justice Outreach (VJO) program is to avoid the unnecessary criminalization of mental illness and extended incarceration among Veterans by ensuring that eligible, justice-involved Veterans have timely access to Veterans Health Administration (VHA) services, as clinically indicated. VJO specialists provide direct outreach, assessment and case management for justice-involved Veterans in local […]

VA announces rollout and application process for new Veterans ID Card

VA announces rollout and application process for new Veterans ID Card

VA has announced that the application process for the national Veterans Identification Card (VIC) is now available for Veterans — yet another action honoring their service. This has been mandated through legislation since 2015 to honor Veterans, and today’s rollout of the ID card fulfills that overdue promise. Only those Veterans with honorable service will be able […]

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

For Homeless Veterans If you are a homeless veteran or a veteran at risk of becoming homeless, these pages provide information that you can use to seek help. They include addresses, phone numbers, and websites to find out about services, programs, and other help that is available. Keep in mind that these pages do not include […]

Health Care for Re-Entry Veterans Program

Health Care for Re-Entry Veterans Program

Most Veterans who are in jail or prison will eventually reenter the community. VA’s HCRV program is designed to promote success and prevent homelessness among Veterans returning home after incarceration. HCRV services include: Outreach and pre-release assessments services for Veterans in prison Referrals and linkages to medical, mental health and social services, including employment services […]

VA Programs for At-Risk Veterans and Their Families

VA Programs for At-Risk Veterans and Their Families

Housing-Related Programs Independently and with other federal agencies, VA strives to meet the needs of Veterans at risk of homelessness by providing various services that promote permanent housing and help Veterans achieve their full potential. Here are a few VA programs that are helping prevent homelessness among Veterans. Learn more at VA’s Programs for Homeless Veterans […]

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E)

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E)

You may receive Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) services to help with job training, employment accommodations, resume development, and job seeking skills coaching. Other services may be provided to assist Veterans in starting their own businesses or independent living services for those who are severely disabled and unable to work in traditional employment. Click on […]