After decades of dedicated service to this remarkable group of patriots; including their families and caregivers; our mobility experts are uniquely qualified with knowledge and resources to help you get the most from your VA mobility benefits. The following disabilities as a result of injury or disease incurred or aggravated during active service will qualify you for this program:
Loss, or permanent loss of use, of at least one foot; OR
Loss, or permanent loss of use, of at least one hand; OR
Permanent impairment of vision of both eyes to a certain degree; OR
Severe burn injuries resulting from deep, partial, or full thickness burns that cause contracture or limits motion of one or more extremities that preclude effective operation of automobile
The next step will be to submit the VA Form 21-4502 application. Visit beneftis.gov for further details. See also information on the programs for Automobile Allowance and Automobile Adaptive Equipment. Adaptive EQ Form 10-1394. The Automobile Adaptive Equipment (AAE) program permits physically challenged persons to enter, exit, and/or operate a motor vehicle or other conveyance.
We have prepared a list of 3rd party resources to assist your efforts as well a link to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website. National Association of American Veterans™ NAAV Military Family Program seeks to ease the burden of caregivers, who are unexpectedly thrust into the caregiver role, by providing coaches and trainer to equip them with tools, training, and resources needed to become effective caregivers. NAAV works with leaders in the military and civilian community to build partnerships for the association. Disabled American Veterans, DAV 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. The organization provides more than 670,000 rides for veterans attending medical appointments and assists veterans with more than 292,000 benefits claims annually. Paralyzed Veterans of America, PVA Paralyzed Veterans of America, 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. Wounded Warrior Project Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) serves veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound, co-incident to their military service on or after September 11, 2001, and their families. On that date, America watched in horror as approximately 3,000 people died including hundreds of firefighters and rescue workers. Many warriors note a sense of duty to volunteer for the military following these tragic events. Veterans Of Foreign Wars, VFW The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is a nonprofit veteran service organization comprised of eligible veterans and military service members from the active, guard and reserve forces. Veterans Benefits Administration The VA's primary function is to support veterans in their time after service by providing benefits and support.