Mental health counselling available

What is the Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) Assistance Service? The VAC Assistance Service is a counselling and referral service, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week through a toll-free number to veterans, former RCMP members, their families and caregivers. The VAC Assistance Service is a voluntary and confidential service delivered through a...
  • Serving You: July/August 2016

    July 15, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) is no longer initiating optional reviews, for example, calling veterans to periodically review assessments. Application for financial assistance can be made using a simple two-page Legion Benevolent Fund Application to confirm eligibility through a local Legion branch, provincial command or Dominion...
  • Benefits available to Allied veterans

    March 7, 2016 by Legion Magazine
    SERVING YOU is written by Legion command service officers. To reach a service officer, call toll-free 1-877-534-4666, or consult a command website. For years of archives, visit Allied veterans from the United Kingdom and their families and survivors who are in financial need can approach...
  • Serving you

    November 5, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Serving You is written by Legion command service officers. To reach a service officer, call toll-free 1-877-534-4666, or consult a command website. For years of archives, visit Did you know service officers care and can help you, and it will cost you nothing? Yes, that...
  • Serving You: July/August 2015

    July 5, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    Many members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and their families appreciate the work being done by The Royal Canadian Legion on behalf of military veterans and their families, but few RCMP members realize the important work the Legion does on their...
  • Serving You: May/June 2015

    June 5, 2015 by Legion Magazine
    At The Royal Canadian Legion’s 45th Dominion Convention in 2014, a resolution was passed that allows a branch or district, with prior approval from its provincial command, to use poppy funds to cover costs associated with service dogs for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder...
  • Serving you: March/April 2015

    March 5, 2015 by admin
    Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) is responsible for the care and well-being of qualified veterans accommodated in long-term care (LTC) facilities across Canada. In October 2013, The Royal Canadian Legion (RCL) was awarded the Outreach and Visitation Initiative contract from VAC. This replaced the Long-Term Care...
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