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Organization: Canada. Veterans Affairs Canada - Veterans Services Branch - London District Office  
Toll-Free: 1-866-522-2122
French: 1-866-522-2022
Teletype: 1-800-567-5803
Crisis: 1-800-268-7708
Fax: 519-686-3840
Email: information@vac-acc.gc.ca
Website: www.veterans.gc.ca
Address:
417 Exeter Rd
London, ON
N6E 2Z3
Intersection: White Oak Rd and Exeter Rd
Location: Southeast London
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Service Description: Local office providing access to services and benefits for veterans and their dependents, including financial help for emergencies such as shelter and health care

Programs for disability pensions, veterans allowances, pension advocacy, health care and commemoration * provides compensation for hardships arising from disabilities and lost economic opportunities, health and social services, professional legal assistance, and recognition of the achievements and sacrifices of Canadians during periods of war and conflict
 
Disability Pension Program - Benefit paid to persons with a permanent disability resulting from an injury or disease relating to war service
 
Funeral, Burial and Grave Marking Assistance - Financial assistance to ensure a dignified funeral and burial for war veterans and qualified civilians
 
Health Care Benefits Program - Treatment benefits * provides financial support to qualified veterans for health care services and benefits * available through VACs 14 programs * may also reimburse travel expenses incurred when travelling to receive treatment benefits and services 
 
Veterans Independence Program (VIP) - Offers a variety of services that assist eligible persons to remain healthy and independent in their own homes
 
War Veterans Allowance (WVA) - Qualified persons (veterans and qualified civilians based on income testing), including their surviving spouses or orphans, are provided with a regular monthly income to meet basic needs in recognition of war service
Fees: Free
Application: Referral from counsellors * services provided in veterans homes and at office locations
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Armed forces and Merchant Navy veterans (WW1, WW2, Korea War) * former and in certain cases, current members of Canadian Forces (including Special Duty areas and peacekeeping) * allied veterans who lived in Canada prior to periods of war * certain civilians who are entitled because of their war time services * former/serving members of RCMP * some survivors and dependents eligible
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: French publications and website * French through the National Toll-Free number
Area(s) Served: London, Brant, Essex, Huron, Middlesex, Oxford, Norfolk and Perth
See Also: Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance for People with Disabilities
Financial Assistance for Seniors
Funeral Planning
Home Modification
Survivor Benefits
Veterans

This information was last completely updated on 12/31/2014

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