WestportREADS 2018: Veterans Benefits

Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Anne James, Veterans Administration Service Officer, talks and answers questions about benefits available to veterans and how to apply for them. She will cover areas such as:

  • Collecting and preparing data relating to benefits and services for Veterans, their spouses and eligible dependents.
  • Canvassing nursing homes to determine if veterans and/or spouses are due benefits.
  • Assisting in the establishment, preparation and presentation of claims pursuant to rights, benefits or privileges accruing to veterans.
  • Cooperating with service organizations in disseminating information.
  • Furnishing counsel to veterans concerning educational training, health, medical, rehabilitation, housing facilities and services, and employment services.
  • Representing veterans before the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) concerning claims and benefits.

More information on the VA site

WestportREADS 2018 is funded by the estate of Jerry A. Tishman.

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