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Organization: Canada. Veterans Affairs Canada  
Toll-Free: English 1-866-522-2122 ; French 1-866-522-2022
Teletype: 24 hour crisis line 1-800-567-5803
Crisis: 24 hours 1-800-268-7708
Email: information@vac-acc.gc.ca
Website: www.vac-acc.gc.ca
Address:
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave, K Wing
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5
Intersection: Bayview Ave and Lawrence Ave E
Service Description: See Benefits Browser for information on all services and benefits

Financial assistance includes death benefits, disability benefits, health care benefits, prisoner of war compensation, War Veterans Allowance * Veterans Independence Program -- assistance with the cost of home care services

Career transition services include career counselling and job search assistance * Helmets to Hardhats -- apprenticeship opportunities in the building and construction trades

Case management * long term care * mental health services and supports * rehabilitation

Leave the Streets Behind, 416-869-3619 ext 280 -- case management for homeless veterans * partnership with Good Shepherd Ministries -- see separate entry

Operational Stress Injury Social Support Program (OSISS), 416-633-6200 ext 2665 -- peer support for those affected by Operational Stress Injury and for their families

Office of the Veterans Ombudsman, 1-877-330-4343 -- reviews and investigates complaints by Veterans Affairs clients * facilitates client access to Veterans Affairs programs and services

Last Post Fund funeral and burial program -- see separate entry
 
Sunnybrook Veterans Centre - The largest veterans' care facility in Canada for veterans from the Second World War and Korean War when their needs can no longer be met in the community * working in close partnership with Veterans Affairs Canada

Application: Varies by program -- call or visit website for details
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Member or veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces, Regular or Reserve * Veteran or allied veteran of the Second World War or the Korean War * Member or veteran of the RCMP * Family member or survivor of a veteran * eligibility varies by program
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served: East York, North York, Toronto
See Also: Financial Assistance for People with Disabilities
Financial Assistance for Seniors
Funeral Planning
Home Help and Homemaking
Survivor Benefits
Veterans

This information was last completely updated on 7/16/2015

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