Health & Safety
Topics covered include health insurance, medical care & leave, and filing claims based on MST, PTSD, or TBI.
TRICARE - Health Care for Service Members and Others
Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) for Surviving Spouses, Children, and Parents
Frequently Asked Questions: "Service Animals" and "Assistance Animals," What Are My Rights?
The Stateside Legal Advocate Tool Kit
Below are several toolkits and resources that will help you assist a veteran in need. They include links to specific laws, regulations, and veteran resources. Please contact us if you know of a helpful tool that is not included here.
VA medical and pharmacy copayments cancelled through Sept. 30, 2021
BREAKING: The SAVE LIVES Act is signed into law!
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.
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.
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.
Was your MST-Related VA Benefit Claim Denied? Learn about Special Review Process
How to get your previously denied VA Compensation claim reviewed.