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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
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: 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
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 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
Healthy Aging
Survivor Benefits

This information was last completely updated on 2/8/2016

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