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Veterans Assistance


The following agencies offer assistance to veterans and their families with a variety of issues.



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Delaware Regional Veterans Office

(302) 994-2511
  www.va.gov

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The Veterans Regional office is in your community to help you and your family with health care, employment, readjustment counseling and outreach services.

  • The centers offer a wide range of services to help make a successful transition from military to civilian life.
  • The services include individual & group counseling
  • Marital and family counseling
  • There is also employment counseling as well as benefits and referral counseling.

Disable American Veterans


  www.dav.org/veterans/Default.aspx

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Made up exclusively of men and women disabled in our nation’s defense, the Disabled American Veterans is dedicated to one, single purpose — building better lives for all of our nation’s disabled veterans and their families. This mission is carried forward by:

  • Providing free, professional assistance to veterans and their families in obtaining benefits and services earned through military service and provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and other agencies of government;
  • Providing outreach concerning its program services to the American people generally, and to disabled veterans and their families specifically;
  • Representing the interests of disabled veterans, their families, their widowed spouses and their orphans before Congress, the White House and the Judicial Branch, as well as state and local government;
  • Extending DAV’s mission of hope into the communities where these veterans and their families live through a network of state-level Departments and local Chapters; and
  • Providing a structure through which disabled veterans can express their compassion for their fellow veterans through a variety of volunteer programs.

HUD Veterans Resource

(800) 998-9999
  www.hud.gov/offices/cpd/about/hudvet/state/

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HUDVET is a source of information on HUD and related Federal programs, such as those to combat domestic violence, enhance community and economic development, aid runaway youth, and increase affordable housing for senior citizens and Americans with disabilities.

Paralyzed Veterans
Colonial Chapter

(302) 365-5670
  colonialpva.org/

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Delaware/Maryland Paralyzed Veterans Association (DMPVA) has a prosthetics fund and medical equipment closet which is available to any disabled person in DE and MD. They offer sports and recreational opportunities. DMPVAs primary goal is advocacy and works closely with the Architectural Accessibility Board providing seminars for architects builders and contractors. Help with accessibility modifications including ramps. Also monitors federal and state legislation.

Veterans of Foreign Wars

(302) 633-5326 or (800) 827-1000
  www.vfw.org

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If you are eligible for federal benefits, but never have applied, you still can. Let a professionally trained VFW service officer help you. In fact, by turning to the VFW to help you file a claim, the chances for approval are much better than if you go at it alone.

Vietnam Veterans of America

(302) 738-8875 or (800) VVA-1316
  www.vva.org

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Founded in 1978, Vietnam Veterans of America is the only national Vietnam veterans’ organization congressionally chartered and exclusively dedicated to Vietnam-era veterans and their families.

Women’s Veterans Health Care

Primary Care (302) 633-5451
  www.publichealth.va.gov/womenshealth/

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As part of VA's readiness for the influx of new women Veterans, the Women Veterans Health program was elevated to a Strategic Health Care Group within the Office of Public Health and Environmental Hazards in 2007. VA is actively addressing resource needs so that the proper training, as well as equipment and supplies (including DEXA scans, mammography machines, ultra-sound and biopsy equipment) are in place in facilities

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