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Organization: Veterans Affairs Canada - Peterborough  
Toll-Free: 1-866-522-2122
Fax: 705-750-4870
Website: www.vac-acc.gc.ca
Address:
Peterborough Square
360 George St N Ste 300
Peterborough, ON
K9J 7E7
Location: Peterborough
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: elevator access
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Executives: Client Service Team Managers
Service Description: To provide benefits and services to eligible Canadians who served their country during periods of armed conflict and peacekeeping and to honor their sacrifice and achievements in the defense of freedom.

ASSESSMENT AND REFERRAL SERVICES - Include Case Manager assessments, occupational therapy assessments, physiotherapy assessments and vocational rehabilitation assessments under the New Veterans Charter.

ASSISTANCE WITH COST OF SPECIAL EQUIPMENT, MEDICAL SUPPLIES, MEDICATIONS AND OTHER TREATMENT BENEFITS - Assistance is offered with the cost of special equipment, medical supplies, medications and other treatment benefits.

ASSISTANCE WITH LONG TERM CARE COSTS - Assistance is offered with costs associated with long term care for eligible clients.

ATTENDANCE ALLOWANCES FOR ATTENDANT - TYPE CARE - Attendance allowances are offered to help pay for attendant-type care for disability pensioners.

HOME SUPPORT SERVICES - Home support services are provided such as housekeeping, groundskeeping, social transportation, ambulatory health care, personal care and nutritional services through the Veterans Independence Program.

MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION - The cost of medical transportation is covered for eligible clients.

DISABILITY BENEFITS - For service related conditions or injuries.

Application: Self referral or referral by family or agency is appropriate.
Waiting Period - Not generally, but there may be a slight waiting period if a home visit is required.
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Eligibility criteria depends on service, income or type of war-related disability. Each client's eligibility criteria will vary.
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: French website
Area(s) Served: City of Kawartha Lakes ; Haliburton County ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of)
See Also: Financial Assistance for Seniors
Veterans

This information was last completely updated on 8/11/2015

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