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Organization: Veterans Affairs Canada - Kingston - District Office  
Toll-Free: 1-866-522-2122 English or 1-866-522-2022 French
Website: www.veterans.gc.ca
Address:
61 Hyperion Cres, Suite 104
Kingston, ON
K7K 7K7
Intersection: Sir John A MacDonald Blvd and John Counter Blvd
Location: Kingston
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Contacts: information@vac-acc.gc.ca
Service Description: Local office providing access to services and benefits for veterans and their dependents, including financial help for emergencies such as shelter and health care

Programs for disability pensions, veterans allowances, pension advocacy, health care and commemoration * provides compensation for hardships arising from disabilities and lost economic opportunities, health and social services, professional legal assistance, and recognition of the achievements and sacrifices of Canadians during periods of war and conflict

Assistance Services: 24h daily counselling and referral services available through toll-free number * face-to-face counselling also available after phone call
 
Bureau of Pensions Advocates - Legal assistance regarding the Pension Act, the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Reestablishment and Compensation Act and RCMP Act * counselling, case preparation and representation on disability pension review and appeals where a client is dissatisfied with decision made by Veterans Affairs Canada
 
Disability Pension Program - Benefit paid to persons with a permanent disability resulting from an injury or disease relating to war service
 
Funeral, Burial and Grave Marking Assistance - Financial assistance to ensure a dignified funeral and burial for war veterans and qualified civilians
 
Health Care Benefits Program - Provides financial support to qualified veterans for health care services and benefits * available through VACs 14 programs * may also reimburse travel expenses incurred when travelling to receive treatment benefits and services 
 
Veterans Independence Program (VIP) - Offers a variety of services that assist eligible persons to remain healthy and independent in their own homes
 
War Veterans Allowance (WVA) - Monthly financial assistance to help low-income Veterans, qualified civilians or their survivors meet their basic needs  * surviving spouses, common-law partners or orphans can continue to receive War Veterans Allowance at the married rate for a period of one year from the date the Veteran passed away

Fees: Free
Application: Self-refer - telephone for an appointment
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: War veterans (regular force and peace time service) and their dependents * Allied Veterans (Korea War or WW II) and their dependents residing in Canada
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Kingston and area  
See Also: Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance for People with Disabilities
Financial Assistance for Seniors
Funeral Planning
Home Modification
Survivor Benefits
Veterans

This information was last completely updated on August 14, 2018

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