Disabled American Veterans - National Office
Veteran Benefits Assistance
3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY, 41076-1799
Distance: 26 Miles
Program that helps veterans understand and obtain benefits they are entitled to by law.
Help can cover topics such as:
* Eligibility requirements
* Payment processes
* Beneficiary rights
* Certificate/forms assistance
* Consultation and advice
* Advocacy and legal assistance to make sure benefits are obtained
A non-profit charity dedicated to building better lives for America's disabled veterans and their families.
* Provides free, professional assistance to veterans and their families in obtaining veterans benefits
* Provides outreach about their services to the public
* Represents the interests of disabled veterans, their families and spouses, in political venues
* Provides opportunities to connect with other veterans through volunteering
Client Information and Specialization
- Benefits assistance
Membership open to anyone who:
* Served in the armed forces during a period of war or under conditions simulating war
* Was wounded, disabled to any degree, or left with long-term illness as a result of military service
* Was discharged or retired from military service under honorable conditions
Office Directories - find the nearest office online at: https://www.dav.org/veterans/find-your-local-office
Listing of transportation volunteers to Veteran's Hospitals: https://www.dav.org/veterans/i-need-a-ride
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapters - you can help fellow veterans in your community find a chapter near you: https://www.dav.org/membership/local-chapters
Download the membership application at https://www.dav.org/membership/join-dav
For membership cost, see: https://www.dav.org/membership/join-dav
Services are provided without charge to members.
Nationwide with Regional Offices
|Main - Fort Snelling Local Office||(612) 970-5665|
|Toll Free||(877) 426-2838|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
This provider does not offer other services or resources at this location.
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FT-1000.9000Veteran Benefits Assistance Definition
Programs that provide assistance for veterans who are having difficulty understanding and/or obtaining the full benefits and services to which they are entitled by law based on service to their country. The programs may help veterans understand the eligibility criteria for benefits, the benefits provided by the program, the payment process and the rights of beneficiaries; provide consultation and advice; help them complete benefits application forms; negotiate on their behalf with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs staff; and/or represent them in administrative processes or judicial litigation. Included are veteran rights organizations that offer a range of advocacy services as well as legal aid programs that offer more formalized legal assistance.
TD-1400.9000Veteran Membership Organizations Definition
Programs whose members are veterans who have joined together on a voluntary basis to promote mutual interests. Activities may include advocacy for the preservation and expansion of earned privileges and benefits, testimony before Congress on issues affecting veterans, awards and other measures for promoting appreciation of and recognition for veterans and their accomplishments, community service programs, and social activities for members. Some organizations may provide active support for the democratic principles of religious and political freedom; offer benefits such as health insurance, life insurance, credit cards and financial planning services for members; or maintain special burial funds to help indigent veterans and their families.
TM-5200Military Transition Assistance Programs Definition
Programs that provide guidance and information regarding benefits, services and outplacement assistance for active duty separtees and retirees and their family members returning to civilian life with the objective of making the transition as smooth and stress-free as possible. Services may include benefits counseling, employment search and placement assistance, relocation services, financial planning assistance, eligibility information regarding medical and dental insurance coverage and other forms of assistance to facilitate adjustment to civilian life. Special employment transition assistance includes certification of job skills and experience; information about applying active duty job skills and experience to private sector employment; information about geographic areas of relocation including the labor market and cost of living; identification and location of employment and training opportunities; instruction in resume preparation, job analysis and interview techniques; and information about loans and grants to facilitate acquisition of employment. Also included are programs that help National Guard and Reserve personnel who have been activated for deployment resolve issues pertaining to duty requirements and employment benefits.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YJ-2050Families of Military Personnel/Veterans Definition
The parents, children or spouses of people who are on active duty with one of the branches of the armed forces, who have retired from the armed forces following a military career, or who have been honorably discharged as veterans of military service. Included are families of deceased veterans.
YJ-8750.9000Veterans With Disabilities Definition
Veterans who are disabled by injury or illness incurred in or aggravated by active military service and discharged or separated under honorable conditions.
Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who, by length and type of services, honorable discharge or release or degree of disability, qualify for the benefits and privileges that are provided by law for ex-servicemen and women.
YV-3000.3150Homeless Veterans Definition
Former members of one of the branches of the armed forces who have no fixed, regular and adequate residence, who are residing temporarily with relatives or friends or who live on the street, in emergency or transitional shelters, in a hotel or motel paid for with a shelter voucher, in seriously substandard housing or in an abandoned building, place of business, car or other vehicle, or other public or private place that is not ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for people.
YZ-8800Veteran/Military Personnel Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of veterans or military personnel and their interests.