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Organization: Canada. Veterans Affairs Canada - 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
417 Exeter Rd
London, ON
N6E 2Z3
Intersection: White Oak Rd and Exeter Rd
Location: London (South)
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

Services and Programs:

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
Survivor Benefits

This information was last completely updated on 1/28/2016

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