An Honor: Serving our Veterans
MobilityWorks considers it a privilege to help our nation’s veterans. In the last decade alone, we’ve assisted thousands of veterans obtain accessible vehicles, scooter lifts and adaptive driving equipment.
If you’re a veteran, and whether or not you were injured while in the service, MobilityWorks will help you get the necessary forms to follow the proper procedures required of the Veterans Administration to obtain a vehicle. We will also work with you and your local VA to resolve any issues.
MobilityWorks also partners with conversion manufacturers and other industry suppliers who provide discounts and rebates to veterans. Because we work so closely with the veterans’ community, we may be aware of additional assistance. Ask your Certified Mobility Consultant for details or give us a call at 1-877-275-4907 to learn more.
- The VA Benefits Adminstration
To determine whether or not you are service connected and gain a better understanding of the Automobile and Special Adaptive Equipment Grant Program visit www.benefits.va.gov
- Local (CDRS) Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialists
The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. maintains a searchable database to help you locate a Driving Rehabilitation Specialist so you or a family member may receive an assessment. Driver Rehabilitation Specialists work with people of all ages and abilities, evaluating, training and exploring alternative transportation solutions for drivers with special needs. Click here to search for Driver Rehabilitation Specialist.
- National Association of American Veterans™
Our vision is to serve as a comprehensive nonprofit organization that values the honorable and selfness service of our nation’s service members and disabled veterans.
Our mission is to assist service members and disabled veterans and their dependents, particularly severely wounded warriors and single-parent service members and veterans, by helping access their benefits; improving communication and coordination with VA: and collaborating with the VA and other veterans groups, health agencies, medical professional organizations, educational organizations, and the public in support of veterans, their families, and military caregivers.
Address: National Association of American Veterans, Inc. 1725 I Street, NW Suite 300, Washington, DC 20006
- Ask Vets First
For veterans who may require advice and assistance in obtaining VA benefits. Vets First has 60 years of experience in assisting veterans. This is a free service for all disabled veterans.
- Disabled American Veterans, DAV
The DAV is made up exclusively of men and women disabled in our nation’s defense, and is dedicated to one, single purpose – building better lives for all our nation’s disabled veterans and their families. To learn more about joining the DAV please visit www.dav.org or call 877-I AM A VET (877-426-2838).
- Paralyzed Veterans of America, PVA
The PVA is a congressionally chartered veterans service organization founded in 1946, has developed a unique expertise on a wide variety of issues involving the special needs of our members – veterans of the armed forces who have experienced spinal cord injury or dysfunction.
Address: 801 Eighteenth Street, NW. Washington, DC 20006-3517
- Wounded Warrior Project
A nonprofit organization whose mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors.
Address: 7020 AC Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville, FL 32256
Phone: 877-TEAM-WWP (832-6997)
- Veterans Of Foreign Wars, VFW
The mission of the VFW is to support programs to increase awareness of the sacrifices of America’s veterans; promote citizenship education, volunteerism and positive youth programs; and facilitate medical, rehabilitative, educational and employment services and needs for veterans and their families.
Address: National Headquarters, 406 West 34th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111
- Veterans Benefits Administration
The Veterans Affairs vision is to provide veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned – and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship. The VA operates hundreds of medical facilities, issues millions of checks for education, disability and pensions, and supervises more than 125 national cemeteries. With more than 275,000 employees (as of September 2008), VA is America’s second largest federal agency. When eligible dependents and survivors are included, approximately 63 million people – about one-quarter of the nation’s population – are eligible for VA benefits and services.
Address: US Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC 20420
- Online College’s U.S. Service Member’s Guide to Academic Programs and Aid
The Online College website provides an extensive list of resources to help veterans with finding academic tuition reimbursement, financial aid, grants, scholarships, survivor awards and many other important programs.
- Housing Benefits for Veterans
The Department of Veterans Affairs and various nonprofits can provide housing benefits to qualifying veterans and their families. From a mortgage guaranty program to housing grants, foreclosure prevention and state assistance, make sure you explore all the avenues of assistance. Click here for more information.
- Scholarships and Financial Aid Guide For VeteransThere are many education funding sources besides the G.I. Bill. Both veterans and their families can take advantage of many scholarships with amounts up to $10,000 and more. Click here for more information.
- Carreer Guide for VeteransTransitioning from military to civilian life can be challenging for any veteran. There are various resources for job-hunting veterans including a transition assistance program, job sites dedicated to veterans and employment toolkits. Click here for more information.
- The National Council for Aging Care’s guide on Military Veteran Benefit OptionsFrom the beginning, Aging.com has served as a resource to help seniors and their families learn more about the specifics of planning for their later years. From aging in place to insurance to government programs, we’ve got what you need to know to continue enjoying a long, healthy life. Click here for more information.