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...
  • Transition Assistance Available

    January 11, 2013 by Legion Magazine
    Do you know that the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) is now called Canada Company’s Military Employment Transition (MET) program and is now available to all veterans? Last June, in partnership with the Department of National Defence, Canada Company officially launched its Military Employment Transition Program,...
  • Legion Initiates Programs For Homeless Veterans

    November 3, 2012 by Legion Magazine
    Since 1926 The Royal Canadian Legion has operated a Service Bureau providing a continuum of assistance to veterans and their families through representation, benevolent assistance and advocacy. This service has included assisting homeless or near homeless veterans. In more recent years, some Legion commands...
  • Financial Help Available

    September 3, 2012 by Legion Magazine
    Do you need financial assistance? Do you know where to go for help? Any veteran or veteran’s dependant in need of financial assistance is eligible to apply for financial aid from the Poppy Trust Fund. Grants are available for food, fuel, clothing, prescription medication, medical appliances...
  • The Legion Service Bureau Network serves all veterans including members of the Canadian Forces, Royal Canadian Mounted Police and their families while representing their interests with Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) and the Veterans Review and Appeal Board (VRAB) free of charge, Legion member or...
  • Helping Ill And Injured Personnel Take A Holiday

    May 3, 2012 by Legion Magazine
    Vacations for Vets provides veterans with a serious illness or injury with the welcome opportunity to take a vacation with their families. The program, presented by Shell Vacations Club Canada and Canadian Forces Personnel and Family Support Services (CFPFSS) is designed to offer an affordable...
  • The Legion’s Service Bureau Network assists all veterans including serving Canadian Forces members, Royal Canadian Mounted Police and their families while representing their interests with Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) and the Veterans Review and Appeal Board (VRAB) regarding disability benefits under the Pension Act or...