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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…
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 Policy Memo on Military Sexual Trauma 2011
Veterans Benefit Administration (VBA) Letter 20-11-23 emphasizes training protocols for VA Regional Office staff involved in disability claims related to military sexual trauma (MST ).
It also states that claims examiners must:
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