It’s at times difficult to find out about aid programs and organizations that can help you when you need it. Many times, the average person simply has no idea that help is even available for their problem.
This may also be an issue for veterans of the U.S. military service. After years of having every decision and concern taking care of for them while they served our country, they may be discharged with little practice in taking care of themselves.
Fortunately for Tulsa veterans, there are resources available where they can get help accessing the panoply of valuable services that they’ve earned access to through military service.
Keep reading to learn about some of these resources and the organizations that exist to help the men and women who devoted years of their lives in service to our nation.
Regardless if a vet’s medical issues are the direct result of a service related injury, the VA Health Service is committed to helping qualifying U.S. vets rebuild their health.
As a much-deserved reward for the time they served their country, VA Health Services will ensure that qualified vets can access care like:
Acute and chronic heart disease treatment.
Treatment and rehab during and after stroke.
Diabetes care and treatment along with dietary counseling to help keep diabetic vets from suffering too much from the damage that diabetes can do to the body.
Treatment for cancer.
Care and treatment for vets suffering from a host of degenerative neurological issues.
There’s nothing like owning a business and having a chance to work independently. The Small Business Administration has programs in place to help vets secure the training and funding necessary to successfully embark on the path to self-employment.
Female vets and the wives of military veterans can take advantage of the Veterans Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) program to get assistance in starting businesses. The program will ensure that women who served or are married to men who served in the U.S. military have every advantage possible to succeed in small business.
The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) program gives entrepreneurial development services such as comprehensive business training, self-employment counseling, and mentoring for qualifying veterans who either own or are considering starting a small business.
There is no reason why someone who has sacrificed years of their lives in the service of their country should find themselves homeless and experiencing the dangers of living on the street. Fortunately, organizations like Support Homeless Veterans think so too.
SHV is dedicated to providing outreach and aid to all homeless veterans. As a 100% donation funded operation, SHV uses all the resources they have available to get homeless vets all the assistance and benefits they’re eligible for while arranging for temporary housing until the vet is back on his feet.
For more information on the Aid & Attendance Benefit and to learn how it can help pay for assisted living, please visit VeteranAid.org.
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