|AMBUCS||Nonprofit charitable organization with a diverse membership dedicated to creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities.
- Provides Amtryke therapeutic tricycles to individuals unable to operate a traditional bike
- Awards academic scholarships for therapists
- Performs other forms of community service for people with disabilities||AMBUCS - Montgomery; Conshohocken||AMBUCS|
|Automobile Modifications - Snyder County Veterans Affairs||Assist veterans and their dependents in receiving automobile grants in order to modify or adapt a vehicle to meet the needs of the disabled individual.||Snyder||Union-Snyder Community Action Agency - Veterans Affairs||Union-Snyder Community Action Agency|
|Bob Woodruff Foundation||To ensure injured veterans and their families are thriving long after they return home. Find and fund innovative programs in communities where veterans, their families and caregivers live and work. Help to tackle the problems that can prevent veterans from fulfilling their dreams for the next chapter of their lives.
||Bob Woodruff Foundation||Bob Woodruff Foundation|
|Community Resources for Independence - Clarion Office||Provides assistance for people with disabilities. Services include information and referral, peer support, advocacy, independent living skills, and attendant care services.||Clarion||Community Resources for Independence - Clarion Office||Community Resources for Independence|
|Diversified Community Services - Veterans Services||Helps low-income and minority veteran residents of Southeast Philadelphia access vital resources and services, including benefits assistance.||Philadelphia||Diversified Community Services, Inc. - Philadelphia; South Philadelphia||Diversified Community Services|
|Federal Benefit - Pension||The VA offers two broad categories of Pension benefit programs:
• Veterans Pension: Tax-free monetary benefit payable to low-income wartime Veterans.
• Survivors Pension: Tax-free monetary benefit payable to a low-income, un-remarried surviving spouse and/or unmarried child(ren) of a deceased Veteran with wartime service.
Veterans and survivors who are eligible for Pension benefits and are housebound or require the aid and attendance of another person may be eligible to receive additional monetary amounts.
To learn more about what Veterans and their families should know when applying for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Pension Benefits visit: https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/homepage
Additionally, individuals cannot receive both a VA disability and VA pension. The VA will award whichever is greater.
||Franklin||Franklin County Veteran Affairs||Franklin County Human Services|
|Monroe County Veterans Affairs - Veterans Assistance||Services of this office include burial assistance, records maintenance, providing grave markers, flags and holders for all County veterans graves and financial assistance to county cemeteries holding veterans. State benefits applied for through this office include tax exemption and educational assistance for 100% disabled veterans, emergency assistance, applications for the blind, paralyzed veterans and veterans homes. Federal Veterans Benefits applied for through this office include health care, service connected compensation, pension assistance for disabled unemployable veterans and counseling for surviving family members and returning veterans.||Monroe||Monroe County Veterans Affairs||Monroe County Government|
|Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors||Provides emergency financial assistance to veterans to help pay for housing, utilities, transportation, medical and other expenses. Pays directly to landlords, vendors and creditors.||Cumberland||Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors||Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors (PAWW)|
|Project HOME - Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF)||Provides the following services for very low-income veterans and their families:
- Housing counseling and assistance in finding affordable housing
- Assistance, including legal counseling, with obtaining VA benefits and other public benefits
- Credit repair assistance
- Temporary financial assistance, including rental assistance, utility payment, security deposits, moving costs, emergency supplies, transportation, and child care||Philadelphia||Project HOME - Philadelphia; Fairmount||Project HOME|
|State Benefits - Snyder County Veterans Affairs||Assist veterans and their dependents in receiving state benefits. Benefits include access to Disabled Veterans Real Estate Tax Exemption, Veterans Temporary Assistance, Blind Veterans Pension, Educational Gratuity, Veteran's Extended Care Facilities, Veterans Trust Fund and Military Family Relief Assistance Program.||Snyder||Union-Snyder Community Action Agency - Veterans Affairs||Union-Snyder Community Action Agency|
|Westmoreland Community Action, Permanent Supportive Housing - Pittsburgh Street House Program||Westmoreland Community Action, Permanent Supportive Housing - Pittsburgh Street House Program (PSH-PSH) is designed to assist chronically homeless, mental health consumers in securing housing. It aims to provide low-cost housing to mental health consumers in Westmoreland County, as well as, assistance through Housing Supports. The PSH-PSH community living building has living space for 8 tenants.||Westmoreland||Permanent Supportive Housing- Pittsburgh Street House||Westmoreland Community Action|