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Tto find out more about health care benefits from VA explore the new Explore VA website, specifically the health care benefits page.  Explore VA provides a fast way to learn about VA benefits, find out which ones you may be eligible for, share information with friends and family, and apply for benefits. Visitors to Explore VA can look at their eligibility for health care benefits, including:

 

MICHIGAN VET CENTERS

The Vet Center Program -  Vet Centers provide non-medical counseling and assistance to war zone veterans and their family members who are experiencing problems and issues related to active duty military services in war zone or in the course of deployment during war.  Vet Centers are a part of the Veterans Health Administrations, BUT not part of the VA Medical Center system.  Readjustment counseling is provided confidentially at community-based Vet Centers. Walk in's Welcome

 

Dearborn, 313-277-1428                   Detroit 313-831-6509

Pontiac  248-874-1015 **                  Macomb  586-412-0107

Saginaw 989-321-4560                     Grand Rapids 616-285-5795

Others check the website  www,vetcenter.va.gov

 

**Pontiac has a mobile unit that visits Howell monthly

County Veterans Affairs Office

Department Overview   The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency has responsibilities for the administration and operation of the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund, Michigan Veterans Homeowners Assistance Program, the Michigan Homes for Veterans, constituent service or referral and the state's grant to chartered veterans' service organizations and the Michigan Association of County Veterans Counselors.  For more information, visit their website at http://www.michiganveterans.com/

• Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency Contact Information   222 North Washington Square, 5th Floor
Lansing, MI  48933
517-284-5298
517-284-5295 fax

Send mail to: P.O. Box 30104, Lansing, MI 48909

• Michigan Veterans Trust Fund Contact Information   222 North Washington Square, 5th Floor

Lansing, MI  48933
517-284-5299
517-284-5297 fax

Send mail to: P.O. Box 30104, Lansing, MI 48909

 

http://www.michigan.gov/dmva/0,4569,7-126-2362---,00.html

 

For details on your Michigan county office, click on the link below:

 

http://www.michigan.gov/dmva/0,1607,7-126-2362_43719---,00.html

VETERAN TRUST FUND

Emergency Grant Program

The Michigan Veterans Trust Fund (MVTF) is a program used when an unforseen situation has caused a temporary financial emergency or hardship that a grant, if approved, would resolve and the applicant can show that they will be able to meet future expenses.

Eligibility
 

  • Honorable Discharge
  • 180 days during a period of war
  • 180 days of active duty with award of Armed -  Forces/Navy Expeditionary Medal
  • Less than 180 days of wartime service due to service-incurred disability
  • Dependents can apply if veteran is eligible under certain circumstances

Some Useful Internet Resources for Women Veterans Compiled by the Michigan Women’s Commission, 6/28/2012

  • The Center for Women Veterans monitors and coordinates VA's administration of health care and benefits services and programs for women Veterans.  Their home page is http://va.gov/womenvet/    It has links to sites with information specifically for women veterans.

 

  • For information about, and on-line applications for, VA benefits, see  eBenefits, a joint project of the Department of Defense and VA. https://www.ebenefits.va.gov

 

 

  • The Business and Professional Women’s Foundation sponsors an online mentoring program for women veterans and military spouses that provides a support network

For women seeking economic opportunity and successful careers http://www.joiningforcesmentoringplus.org/


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