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  • Benefits Assistance (16)
    FT-1000

    Benefits Assistance

    FT-1000

    Programs that provide assistance for people who are having difficulty understanding and/or obtaining grants, payments, services or other benefits to which they are entitled by law. The programs may help people 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 benefits administration staff; and/or represent them in administrative processes or judicial litigation. Included are benefits counseling organizations that offer a range of advocacy services and legal aid programs that offer more formalized legal assistance.
  • Case/Care Management (14)
    PH-1000

    Case/Care Management

    PH-1000

    Programs that develop plans for the evaluation, treatment and/or care of individuals who, because of age, illness, disability or other difficulties, need assistance in planning and arranging for services; which assess the individual's needs; coordinate the delivery of needed services; ensure that services are obtained in accordance with the case plan; and follow up and monitor progress to ensure that services are having a beneficial impact on the individual. Case management is a collaborative process characterized by communication, advocacy and resource management to promote high quality, cost-effective interventions and outcomes.
  • Emergency Shelter (2)
    BH-1800

    Emergency Shelter

    BH-1800

    Programs that provide a temporary or transitional place to stay for newcomers, people who are in crisis, or homeless individuals in the community.
  • Military Family Support Groups (2)
    PN-8100.4500-550

    Military Family Support Groups

    PN-8100.4500-550

    Mutual support groups whose members are the spouses, children, parents, other relatives, boyfriends, girlfriends or friends of active duty military personnel who have needs, issues and problems that relate to the stresses of military life. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; help participants prepare for military mobilization or deployment; and allow them to share their experience, strengths and hopes to solve the problems they have in common and to address the quality of life issues that affect them all.
  • Military Hospitals (3)
    LL-3000.5300

    Military Hospitals

    LL-3000.5300

    Health care facilities that provide general clinical and hospitalization services primarily for active duty military personnel, but also for military dependents and retired personnel, subject to space and availability of medical staff.
  • Military Records (1)
    DF-7000.5200

    Military Records

    DF-7000.5200

    Programs that maintain and, where appropriate, provide copies of documents which relate to an individual's association with any of the branches of the armed forces including the person’s current active military status and discharge, if appropriate. Also included are programs that are responsible for investigating and correcting errors in the records of individuals who have served in the armed forces.
  • Specialized Information and Referral for Families of Military Personnel/Veterans (2)
    TJ-3000.8000 * YJ-2050

    Specialized Information and Referral for Families of Military Personnel/Veterans

    TJ-3000.8000 * YJ-2050

    Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.

    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.

  • Suicide Prevention Hotlines (5)
    RP-1500.1400-800

    Suicide Prevention Hotlines

    RP-1500.1400-800

    Programs that provide immediate assistance for individuals who are having suicidal feelings with the objective of helping them explore alternatives to self-harm or self-destruction. Suicide prevention workers establish and maintain contact with the individual while identifying and clarifying the focal problem, evaluate the suicidal potential, assess the individual's strengths and resources, and mobilize available resources including paramedic or police intervention and emergency psychiatric care as needed. These programs can also help individuals who are worried about the potentially suicidal behavior of another with the objective of helping them identify warning signs and provide options on seeking further help. Hotline staff are generally available via the telephone, email, live chat, texting and/or instant message (IM).
  • Veteran Aid and Attendance Benefits (1)
    NS-1800.9000-900

    Veteran Aid and Attendance Benefits

    NS-1800.9000-900

    A program administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that provides a special monthly allowance that is paid in addition to the regular veteran compensation/pension payment for wartime veterans, surviving spouses and parents of wartime veterans who have large, unreimbursed medical expenses. Claimants must show that they require the "aid and attendance" of another person in order to perform at least two activities of daily living (e.g., grooming, transferring, eating, bathing, dressing or toileting); that they are blind or nearly blind; or that they are a patient in a nursing facility. The A&A Pension can be used for any type of chronic care provider including paid in-home caregivers, adult day care, adult residential care homes, assisted living facilities or skilled nursing facilities. The individual must meet financial eligibility criteria, and a report from an attending physician or other medical evidence validating the need for care is required.
  • Veteran Benefits Assistance (8)
    FT-1000.9000

    Veteran Benefits Assistance

    FT-1000.9000

    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.
  • Veteran Burial Benefits (1)
    NS-1000.9000

    Veteran Burial Benefits

    NS-1000.9000

    A program of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs that provides a variety of burial benefits for eligible deceased veterans of peacetime or wartime service who have been discharged under conditions other than dishonorable and, in the case of some benefits, for their dependents. Included are burial in a national cemetery (opening and closing the grave, headstones and markers and perpetual care); headstones and markers for graves of veterans that are located anywhere in the world as well as niche markers for urns; headstones or markers for memorial plots in situations where the veteran's remains are not available for burial; Presidential Memorial Certificates; and burial flags which drape the veteran's coffin and are given to the next of kin or close associate following the funeral. Burial and funeral allowances are also available to certain veterans under specified conditions.
  • Veteran Compensation and Pension Benefits (1)
    NS-1800.9000

    Veteran Compensation and Pension Benefits

    NS-1800.9000

    Programs administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that provide monthly payments to veterans who are disabled and were discharged under other than dishonorable conditions, their dependent children, surviving spouses and parents. Included are compensation benefits for veterans with service-connected disabilities; and pension benefits for veterans with limited incomes who are age 65 or older or are permanently and totally disabled as a result of a condition not related to military service. Veterans who are more seriously disabled may qualify for Aid and Attendance or Housebound benefits which are paid in addition to the basic compensation or pension rate. A veteran cannot receive both Aid and Attendance and Housebound benefits at the same time.
  • Veteran Disability Compensation Benefits (1)
    NS-1800.9000-920

    Veteran Disability Compensation Benefits

    NS-1800.9000-920

    A program administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that provides regular monthly payments to compensate veterans who are disabled by injury or illness incurred in or aggravated by active military service and discharged or separated under other than dishonorable conditions. Substandard care at a VA hospital that causes an injury may also be considered service connected. Payment amounts depend upon the percentage of disability. The Compensation Program also provides monthly payments, as specified by law, to surviving spouses, dependent children and dependent parents in recognition of the economic loss caused by the veteran's death during active military service or, subsequent to discharge from military service, as a result of a service-connected disability.
  • Veteran Outpatient Clinics (1)
    LN-9000

    Veteran Outpatient Clinics

    LN-9000

    Outpatient medical facilities operated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that provide routine primary medical care for eligible veterans. Services generally include x-rays, general health check ups, blood pressure checks, treatment for basic illnesses and laboratory tests.
  • Veteran Pension Program (1)
    NS-1800.9000-960

    Veteran Pension Program

    NS-1800.9000-960

    A program administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that provides regular monthly payments for unemployed veterans age 65 and older and for wartime veterans who have a limited income. Veterans are generally eligible for pension benefits if they were discharged from service under conditions other than dishonorable, served at least 90 days of active military service one day of which was during a wartime period, their countable family income is below allowable yearly limits set by law, and they are age 65 or older or have a permanent and total disability not directly connected to their active duty service. Veterans who entered active duty after September 7, 1980, generally must have served at least 24 months or the full period for which called or ordered to active duty. The Pension Program also provides monthly payments, as specified by law, to surviving spouses and dependent children of deceased wartime veterans with limited incomes.
 
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