Keystone Paralyzed Veterans of America

Keystone Paralyzed Veterans of America


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General Information
Description of ServiceAssists veterans in applying for Veterans Admin. benefits. Other programs include legislative advocacy, accessibility, spinal cord injury/disease research, bi-monthly newsletter, sports and recreation.
LocationAllegheny
Geographical AreaPennsylvania: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland , Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Intake ProcedureCall
Intake RequirementsApplicants for membership must provide proof of military service discharge under better than dishonorable circumstances: certification of spinal cord dysfunction.A copy of her/his military discharge form, DD-214, and a letter from a physician stating and identifying the nature of the applicant's spinal cord dysfunction.
Documents RequiredA copy of her/his military discharge form, DD-214, and a letter from a physician stating the exact type of spinal cord dysfunction affecting the applicant
Helpful TipsThe Keystone Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America works with the Department of Veterans Affairs (the "VA") but is NOT part of it in any way, and depends exclusively on voluntary support from the public to provide services to paralyzed veterans that they do not receive from the VA
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
GenderEither
EligibilityRegular membership; must be a military veteran who can demonstrate discharge from service with better than dishonorable conditions, and a physician's letter specifying the nature of the veterans spinal cord dysfunction. Associate membership: all are eligible with a nominal annual membership fee, currently $25.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesMembership types: Regular and Associate
Fee AmountsRegular: No fee
Associate: $25 per year
Insurance AcceptedNot applicable
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Weekday 8:00am to 4:00pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Mr. James Riemer
Contact's Position President
Physical Site Address 1 1113 Main Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Sharpsburg, PA 15215
Main Phone 412-781-2474
Other Phone 800-775-9323
Fax 412-781-2659
Service Location Email keystonepva@comcast.net
Web Address http://www.kpva.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Paralyzed Veterans of America
Affiliated Program: Keystone Paralyzed Veterans of America
This Service: Keystone Paralyzed Veterans of America
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Protection and Advocacy for Individuals With Disabilities (FT-1000.6600)
Social Services for Military Personnel (TM-8200)
Spinal Cord Injuries (YF-3000.8090)
Veteran Benefits Assistance (FT-1000.9000)
Veteran Membership Organizations (TD-1400.9000)
Veterans (YN-9000)