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Monthly Newsletters from Dept of Military and Veterans Affairs for News, Veteran Events and Opportunities in NJ and PA
Housing Goals 2023: https://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=5866
Social Work Barriers 2023: https://www.va.gov/HOMELESS/social-workers/
Annual Homelessness Report: https://www.va.gov/HOMELESS/VA-Homeless-2022-HPO-Annual-Report-508c.pdf
Advancing Primary Prevention In Human Services: https://aspe.hhs.gov/reports/primary-prevention-convening-brief
VALife Eligibility: https://www.va.gov/life-insurance/options-eligibility/valife/
Did you know VA has a program that specifically helps homeless Native American Veterans exit homelessness?
The Tribal Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program combines rental assistance from HUD with case management, clinical and supportive services provides by VA specifically for Native American Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
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Upon returning home, numerous Veterans face the challenges of PTSD, which, if left untreated, can potentially trigger substance abuse issues. Prompt intervention is crucial when addressing PTSD and substance abuse among veterans. At Free by the Sea, we empathize with the mental struggles that veterans encounter upon their return from active duty. Our primary objective is to ensure that every veteran receives the necessary support. If you or someone you know is grappling with PTSD and substance abuse, we urge you to reach out to us today for further information on the assistance we can provide.
While First City Recovery is in Indiana, they have a lot of information that is beneficial to drug and alcohol recovery among other mental health concerns.
United States military veterans represent 33% of all mesothelioma patients. Every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces relied on asbestos for decades, not knowing it could cause mesothelioma and other deadly diseases. Today, veterans with mesothelioma can file for VA benefits and legal compensation. Learn how Mesothelioma Hope can help you access these benefits today.
MemoryCare.com provides resources regarding memory care costs, diseases, symptoms, challenges, and more. It has resources for multiple states with the link above specifically being for New Jersey.
Discover Your Path to Success with Intelligent.com's "Veterans' Guide to Vocational and Apprenticeship Programs":
Are you a veteran seeking a fulfilling career transition? This invaluable resource is tailored specifically for veterans like you. Inside this guide, you'll find expert insights and practical advice on a wide range of vocational and apprenticeship programs, helping you navigate the transition process with confidence. From choosing the right program to securing financial assistance and finding job placement support, this resource covers it all.
Learn more about it here: https://www.intelligent.com/veterans-guide-to-vocational-and-apprenticeship-programs/
When it comes to preparing for the golden years, veterans and their families have many resources at their fingertips. They include pensions, a civilian income, Social Security (or possible disability income), VA healthcare and tax-advantaged savings.
Find out what benefits are available to you and how eligibility is determined. By combining veterans benefits with Social Security income, savings plans and annuities you will be one step closer to handling your future expenses.
Veterans Guide is an online resource dedicated to providing free support and valuable information for veterans. Whether you're a veteran looking for benefits information, educational opportunities, job resources, or mental health support, or a family member seeking ways to assist and understand the needs of your loved ones, Veterans Guide is here to serve you. Check out their VA disability calculator here: veteransguide.org/va-disability-calculator/
Countless veterans are suffering from mesothelioma cancer because this material was widely used in the past. The Mesothelioma Center offers free support, information, and resources to veterans affected by asbestos exposure. Symptoms for this cancer may feel like less serious conditions so go to a professional if you present them.
"Here at Addiction Resource, our goal is to provide the most trusted content for individuals and their families who are researching addiction, substance abuse, and treatment options. We strive to offer a wealth of information that is both useful and completely accurate in our quest to help individuals seek recovery"
Caring.com is an online platform that aims to help improve the lives of senior and veteran communities by providing comprehensive resources. They created a guide to explain how to use VA benefits to pay for long-term care needs, the eligibility requirements, and the application process for benefits, so you can determine your options for using those benefits to pay for your health needs. Click the link for more information: https://www.caring.com/caregivers/veterans-benefits/#va-benefits-explained.
PayingforSeniorCare.com strives to be the most complete, up-to-date, and reliable source of simple and easy-to-access information about financial resources for seniors and their loved ones on the internet. To accomplish that, the Eldercare Financial Assistance Locator tool was created, and comprehensive resources are continually being added and updated for those in every state in the nation. The site is owned and operated by Caring, LLC, a leading senior care referral service.
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Recently, some of our staff took part in training from NJCEDV and learned a lot! If you're interested in their trainings or may need assistance from them please visit: https://njcedv.org
The end of tax season is fast approaching. This year the tax return filing deadline, or Tax Day, falls on April 18, 2023. If you received Social Security benefits, you should have received an annual Benefit Statement, also known as the SSA-1099 or the SSA-1042S. A Benefit Statement shows the total amount of benefits an individual received from Social Security in the previous year, so they know how much Social Security income to report to the IRS on their tax return.
If you misplaced your Benefit Statement, you can instantly get a replacement form with a personal my Social Security account.
Visit our Information for Tax Preparers webpage to learn more.
CDC continues to recommend that everyone stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines for their age group, which varies for children and teens aged 6 months–17 years and adults aged 18 years and older. It is also advised that you continue to get your COVID-19 vaccine even after recovering from COVID-19 infection, as it still provides added protection.
In addition, CDC recommends 1 updated booster dose for everyone aged 5 years and older who completed their primary series, and children aged 6 months through 4 years who completed the Moderna primary series.