Health & Safety
Your Rights Under the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (video)
View this video to learn the basics about how the federal law provides extra leave for some workers, including time to care for injured servicemembers.
Was your MST-Related VA Benefit Claim Denied? Learn about Special Review Process
How to get your previously denied VA Compensation claim reviewed.
The Homeless Veteran's Resource Guide
Many organizations provide support to homeless veterans. These services include housing, food programs, educational opportunities, counselling and legal help. Open the attached document to find a comprehensive listing of resources and links.
VA Caregiver Support
VA has changed its rules to provide additional support to eligible post-9/11 Veterans who want to be cared for at home from a primary family caregiver.
Under the new rules, eligible caregivers can receive a financial stipend, training, mental health services, and access to health insurance if they are not already under a health care plan.
Veterans MLP Release of Information
Release of Information for Veterans Medical Legal Partnership with Pine Tree Legal Assistance and VA Maine Healthcare System
"Service Animals" and "Assistance Animals:" What Are My Rights?
Are you unable to get to a VA facility?
Promoting Legal Services within VA Facilities
Sexual Assault in the Military: Where to Get Help
As the media focus on this issue intensifies, the military - and others - have ramped up their efforts to create safe places for victims to turn. Here are links to the resources we have found.
Safe Helpline: Sexual Assault Support for the DoD Community