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.
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.
Phone: (800) 215-9896
Website: http://www.mesotheliomafund.com/veterans/ 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.
Phone: (888) 708-5660
Website: www.mesotheliomagroup.com/veterans Services: Our support community provides step-by-step guidance, Veteran support, and up-to-date resources, all for free.
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.
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.