Disabled Veteran Resources

The City of La Porte claims no ownership nor has the ability to routinely update this information, but is happy to share it in the hopes that it helps veterans. It was compiled in May, 2014. 

Blinded American Veterans Foundation

P.O. Box 6590
Washington, DC 20035
Website:  www.bavf.org
Services:  Programs for veterans with sensory disabilities.

Blinded Veterans Association

477 H Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
Phone:  (202) 371-8880
Website:  www.bva.org
Services:  Provides programs, advocacy, and resources for blinded veterans.

Disabled American Veterans

3725 Alexandria Pike
Cold Spring, KY 41076
Phone:  (877) 426-2838
Website:  www.dav.org
Services:  provides programs, assistance in receiving benefits, and outreach services.

Horses for Heroes

P.O. Box 1882
Santa FE, NM 87504
Phone:  (505) 798-2535
Website: www.horsesforheroes.com
Services:  Offers a program called Cowboy Up.  This program is a horseman ship, wellness, and skill-set restructuring program for veterans.

Independent Living Aids

137 Rano Road
Buffalo, NY 14207
Phone:  (800) 537-2118
Website:  www.independentliving.com
Services:  This Company sells products for elderly and disabled persons.  Some of the products include:  blindness products, hearing aid accessories, walkers, wheelchairs, specialized toilet seats, specialized bathtub aids, and more.

Maxi-Aids Inc.

42 Executive Blvd.
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Phone:  (800) 522-6294
Website:  www.maxiaids.com
Services:  This Company sells products to elderly and disabled individuals.  Some of the products include:  blindness products, motorized scooters, ramps, walkers, wheelchairs, hearing aid products, bathing aids, specialized commodes, and more.

Mesothelioma Fund

Phone:  (800) 215-9896 
Services: Veterans who are seeking support through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) must prove their asbestos-related injury was a direct result of military service. It can be very difficult for veterans to get support, funding, and treatment assistance for their disease, but that is where we can help.

Mesothelioma Group

Phone:  (888) 708-5660 
Services: Our support community provides step-by-step guidance, Veteran support, and up-to-date resources, all for free.

Mesothelioma Guide

121 S. Orange Avenue
Suite 1470
Orlando, FL 32801
Website: http://www.mesotheliomaguide.com/veterans/
Services: 1/3 of all mesothelioma patients are veterans, and approximately 6,000 veterans afflicted with this asbestos-caused cancer died between 1999 and 2005 alone. The reason this cancer targets so many veterans is because of the prevalence of asbestos use in the military in the past. Part of our mission is to spread awareness to veterans and their families. Our website offers free veteran specific resources and support for patients and families.

Mesothelioma Veterans Center

192 Nandina Terrace
Winter Springs, FL 32807
Phone:  (888) 708-5660 
Website: www.mesotheliomaveterans.org/
Services: United States Military veterans make up over 30% of all patients with malignant mesothelioma, caused by exposure to asbestos. Learn more about your benefit options with our VA-accredited claims agents, all free of charge.

National Amputation Foundation
Phone:  (516) 887-3600
Website:  www.nationalamputation.org
Services:  Offers home, hospital, or nursing home visits.  They also give away medical equipment.

Operation TBI Freedom Rocky Mountain Human Services

9900 East Ilif Avenue
Denver, CO 80231
Phone:  (303) 636-5600
Website: www.rmhumanservices.org
Services:  Assists Veterans and active duty military personnel with traumatic brain injuries which occurred on or after September 11, 2001.

Paralyzed Veterans of America

801 18th Street, NW
Washington, DC. 20006
Phone:  (800) 424-8200
Website:  www.pva.org
Services:  Advocates   for health care and benefits.  They also offer adaptive sports for veterans.

United Spinal Association

75-20 Astoria Blvd. East
Elmhurst, NY 11370
Phone:  (800) 404-2898
Website:  www.unitedspinal.org
Services:  Provides programs and services to assist individuals with spinal cord injuries.

Vans for Vets

286 NC Highway
Lenoir, NC 28645
Website:  www.vansforvets.org
Services:  Provides accessible vans to injured and disabled veterans.

Vocational Rehabilitation

Website:  www.va.gov
Information:  Provides vocational services for disabled veterans including:  job training, employment accommodations, job coaching, and more.  Visit the above website to apply.