United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Advocacy - Center for Women Veterans
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
810 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20420
Distance: 1058 Miles
Program that works on behalf of individuals and/or groups to make sure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible
Ensures that women veterans have access to Veterans Administration (VA) benefits and services on par with male veterans.
Monitors and coordinates the administration of health care, benefits, services, and programs for women veterans.
Contact the call center by phone or text. Callers can remain anonymous if they choose.
Online chat and text messaging is available Monday through Friday 8:00am - 10:00pm (Eastern Time), and on Saturdays from 8:00am - 6:30pm (Eastern Time).
|Crisis Line - Veteran Crisis / Suicide Prevention||988|
|Toll Free||(800) 827-1000|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Burial and Memorial Benefits
- Caregiver Support - Veterans
- CHAMPVA Health Care Program
- Crisis Line
- Find a Veterans Administration (VA) Facility
- Information and Support - National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (NCPTSD)
- Life Insurance Program
- Medical Equipment and Supplies
- Pension Benefits Programs
- Resources for Homeless Veterans
- VA Home Loans
- Veteran Benefits Assistance
- Veteran Community Care Program
- Veterans Health Identification Card (VHIC)
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FP-0500.3300Individual Advocacy Definition
Programs that intercede on behalf of individuals to help them establish eligibility for or obtain needed services when they have been denied benefits or services for which they are eligible, when they need assistance to communicate their needs to a service provider or to otherwise effectively represent themselves, or when they have a complaint about a service. Individual advocacy attempts to reach equitable settlements without resorting to litigation and seeks to meet individual needs without attempting to change social institutions.
FT-1000.9000Veteran Benefits Assistance Definition
Programs that provide assistance for veterans who are having difficulty understanding and/or obtaining the full benefits and services to which they are entitled by law based on service to their country. The programs may help veterans understand the eligibility criteria for benefits, the benefits provided by the program, the payment process and the rights of beneficiaries; provide consultation and advice; help them complete benefits application forms; negotiate on their behalf with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs staff; and/or represent them in administrative processes or judicial litigation. Included are Veteran Services Officers (VSOs) who are trained and accredited by the Veteran's Administration (VA) and can be found in offices specific to each state, the county courthouse, the local VA office and local veteran's rights organizations; as well as legal aid programs that offer more formalized legal assistance.
RP-1400.8000-900Veteran Reintegration Counseling Definition
Programs that provide emotional support, information and guidance for veterans who have emotional problems including post traumatic stress disorder relating to experiences in the service, or who are having other difficulties adjusting to their civilian status.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YJ-2050Families of Military Personnel/Veterans Definition
The parents, children or spouses of people who are on active duty with one of the branches of the armed forces, who have retired from the armed forces following a military career, or who have been honorably discharged as veterans of military service. Included are families of deceased veterans.
Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who, by length and type of services, honorable discharge or release or degree of disability, qualify for the benefits and privileges that are provided by law for ex-servicemen and women.
Individuals who have needs and interests in common as a result of similar experiences, concerns or expectations as adult females.
YZ-8800Veteran/Military Personnel Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of veterans or military personnel and their interests.