Resources for Disabled Veterans — Online Help Dealing with the VA
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Like most of the federal government, the VA puts its rules and regulations online, including for veterans disability benefits. The VA has also developed a variety of publications aimed at putting veterans’ disability benefit programs in understandable terms. This is all meant to help disabled veterans secure benefits they have earned by the sacrifices they have made for our country.
Below are links to several VA resources, including state VA offices, as well as sites run by private veterans’ assistance groups, which may be helpful to veterans and family members seeking to understand VA disability benefits better.
If you cannot find answers to your questions online, please contact George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers to schedule a free consultation. We regularly work with disabled veterans and their families to help them obtain VA benefits. We can answer your questions and help you appeal a benefits claim that is complete and accurate so it will be processed without problem and result in benefits to you as FAST as possible.
The VA Programs Online
The VA website is the primary online source for information about the various programs of the VA, and is a vast site. Below are links to some of the more useful pages on the site.
- U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs home page, the portal to everything provided online by the VA.
- Veterans Benefits Administration, explanations of all VA benefits, including explanations of Disability Compensation.
- Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors, a downloadable booklet (PDF) that provides an overview of commonly sought information concerning veterans’ benefits.
- Disability Compensation, a two-page fact sheet (PDF) that outlines disability benefits.
- eBenefits, the portal to online services to apply for VA benefits, manage benefits and manage VA health care (appointments, prescriptions, TriCare insurance, etc.). Requires establishing an account.
- VA Forms, listed and searchable. Also, requests for DD 214 and/or other military records: NARA SF 180.
- National Center for PTSD, a home for the VA’s latest research and education on trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder. The site includes a public section with information specifically for veterans, the general public, family and friends of vets.
VA in U.S. States and Territories
- VA Facilities by State, locations and links to VA offices in each of the 50 states, four territories and the Philippines, including Veterans Health Administration (VA medical centers), Veterans Benefits Administration, National Cemetery Administration, and Veterans Affairs Central Offices.
- Vet Centers by State. Vet Centers in each of the 50 states, Washington D.C., four territories and the Philippines provide a variety of programs to help eligible veterans, service members, and their families make a successful transition from military to civilian life.
- State Veterans Affairs Offices in each of the 50 states, plus Washington, D.C. and four territories serve as local advocates for veterans.
Private Organizations Assisting Disabled Veterans
- DAV is a nonprofit charity that provides support for veterans of all generations, and their families. The organization is well known for providing rides the help veterans get to medical appointments. It also assists veterans with benefit claims, and hosts job fairs and provides other employment resources.
- Disabled Veterans National Foundation provides support to disabled and at-risk veterans who leave the military physically or psychologically wounded. The DVNF provides supplemental assistance to homeless and low-income veterans, an online resource database that helps veterans navigate the process of seeking benefits, and provides direct financial support to other like-minded veterans’ organizations.
- Paralyzed Veterans of America helps veterans with disabilities obtain vocational rehabilitation services; health benefits, such as prosthetics, home care, and mental health treatment; housing and auto grants; pension and survivor benefits; and more. The organization also funds research into spinal cord injury and disease, and advocates for veterans’ rights.
- Blinded Veterans Association promotes the welfare of blinded veterans through service programs, helping vets obtain benefits, providing resources, and lobbying.
- Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America provides a variety of programs to help post-9/11 vets obtain health, education and employment assistance, works to build community among Iraq and Afghanistan vets, and lobbies for veterans’ rights and care.
- Lone Survivor Foundation provides support programs for wounded service members and their families that focus on health and wellness through education, coping skills and reducing symptoms of stress. The LSF is known for family retreats that allow the healing effect of nature and relaxation to facilitate the introduction of tools for moving forward successfully.
- Military One Click provides a variety of multimedia content about military life, including news, information about careers, money, education, PCS and more. Its website has an exhaustive list of resources for veterans.
George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers
Veterans who answered the call to serve and gave of body and mind deserve the veterans’ disability benefits they were promised without having to continue to fight. George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers will take up that fight for you.
Our veterans’ disability lawyers can ensure your appeal meets VA requirements for proving your service-connected disability, making you eligible for benefits. We’ll work to see that you are awarded the highest disability rating available to you and that your claim is processed without undue delay. We want you to have ALL of the VA benefits you have earned and for you to get them as FAST as possible.
George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers has helped many disabled individuals obtain the VA disability benefits they deserve. George Sink Sr. is a disabled Vietnam-era Marine who had to fight for his VA benefits. We know what you are going through and we know what the VA requires of you.
You don’t have to go it alone! We can work with you at any point in the appeals process. Our experience and our professional contacts allow us to compile appeal documents for you faster than others and ensure your appeal makes a case that meets with VA approval.
Contact George Sink, P.A. Injury Lawyers today for a free consultation about your VA disability claim. Get the FULL benefits you deserve.