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Organization: Canada. Veterans Affairs Canada - Owen Sound Satellite Office  
Toll-Free: 1-866-522-2122
French: 1-866-522-2022
Teletype: 1-800-567-5803
Crisis: 1-800-268-7708
Email: information@vac-acc.gc.ca
Website: www.veterans.gc.ca
Address:
Heritage Place Shopping Centre
1350 16th St E
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 6N7
Intersection: 16th St E and 16th Ave E
Location: North Grey
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours:
  Service
Mon8:30am-4:30pm
Tue8:30am-4:30pm
Wed8:30am-4:30pm
Thu8:30am-4:30pm
Fri8:30am-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 - 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) - Monthly financial assistance to help low-income Veterans, qualified civilians or their survivors meet their basic needs  * surviving spouses, common-law partners or orphans can continue to receive War Veterans Allowance at the married rate for a period of one year from the date the Veteran passed away

Fees: Free
Application: Call, meet with counsellor or visit website for forms and detailed information * 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 services through the National Toll-Free number
Area(s) Served:
Grey and Bruce  
See Also: Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance for People with Disabilities
Financial Assistance for Seniors
Funeral Planning
Survivor Benefits
Veterans

This information was last completely updated on March 6, 2017

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