Veterans

Salute the Troops

These resources provide aid for Veterans, service members, and their families.

Specialized Resources for Veterans

The American Legion
For questions, call 800-433-3318

The American Legion is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans.


Veterans Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255 and Press 1

The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, anonymous, confidential resource that’s available to anyone, even if you’re not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care.


DAV
VA Regional Office: 412-395-6241

DAV is a nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families, helping more than 1 million veterans in positive, life-changing ways each year.


Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Contact

Pennslyvania's Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) provides resources and assistance to Pennsylvania’s nearly 800,000 veterans and their families, and providing quality care for aging and disabled veterans.


The Military Order of the Purple Heart
Contact

The Military Order of the Purple Heart fosters an environment of goodwill and camaraderie among combat wounded veterans, promote patriotism, support necessary legislative initiatives, and most importantly, provide service to all veterans and their families.


Paralyzed Veterans of America
1-800-424-8200 or Email
Paralyzed Veterans of America 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.


We Soldier On
1-866-406-8449 or Email

Soldier On works in partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs and other agencies to provide veterans with shelter and support in an environment that offers dignity, integrity, and, most importantly, hope.


Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
Contact

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is a nonprofit veterans service organization comprised of eligible veterans and military service members from the active, guard and reserve forces.


Veterans Leadership Program
412-481-8200

Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania helps provide essential housing, employment, and vital supportive services to eligible local Veterans, service members, and their families with the goal of improving their self-sufficiency, sustainability, and quality of life.

Housing for Veterans

Our veterans are actively searching for 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is partnering with the Veterans Affairs Administration in an effort to provide long-term affordable housing to homeless veterans. Through the HUD-VASH program, HACP will provide housing for these veterans and their families.

If you are willing to help house homeless veterans and their families, please email your information to landlordservices@hacp.org or contact Tommie Thomas at 412-456-5000, ext. 4034.


Heroes Supporting Heroes
Contact

Heroes Supporting Heroes' mission is to support stable and safe housing for military members and their families, senior citizens and others in need in order to honor God!


Rebuilding Together
412-247-2700

Rebuilding Together provides low-income homeowners with critical home repairs, accessibility modifications, and energy-efficient upgrades.


We Soldier On
1-866-406-8449 or Email

Soldier On works in partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs and other agencies to provide veterans with shelter and support in an environment that offers dignity, integrity, and, most importantly, hope.


Southwestern Veteran's Center
412-665-6706 or Email

Southwestern Veteran's Center is comprised of 196 nursing care beds, including a 40-bed dementia unit. Additional services include Alzheimer's care and other health care services, mental health services, speech/audiology therapy and many more services to help maintain a resident's quality of life.


Veterans Leadership Program
412-481-8200

Veterans Leadership Program helps Veterans secure affordable apartments located in safe neighborhoods, and close to community amenities & transportation.

Health Care for Veterans

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
412-822-1272 or 1-866-482-7488, ext. 221272

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS) is an integrated health care system that proudly serves the Veteran population throughout the tri-state area of Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.


Veterans Benefit Administration
1-800-827-1000

The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) provides a variety of benefits and services to service members, Veterans, and their families, including insurance, pension service, and more.

Apply for Benefits
There are numerous ways to apply for VA benefits depending on the type of benefit you are seeking. We encourage you to work with an accredited representative who can assist you with the claims process.

Veterans Pension
1-877-294-6380

Veterans Pension is a tax-free monetary benefit payable to low-income wartime Veterans.

Life Insurance
1-800-669-6947

VA’s Life Insurance Programs were developed to provide financial security for your family given the extraordinary risks involved in military service.


AMVETS Heal Program
1-833-VET-HEAL or Email

AMVETS Heal Program hired a team of clinical experts with experience in eliminating barriers to access in healthcare for veterans nationwide.

Veterans, service members and family members who need immediate assistance with VA-related healthcare issues can contact the helpline.

  • Monday through Friday at 8 AM - 8 PM.

Paralyzed Veterans of America
Healthcare Helpline: 1-800-232-1782

Paralyzed Veterans of America 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.

A team of experienced registered nurses, physicians, and support staff are available to monitor and respond to your questions.