Programs

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BVA Supports Blinded Veterans with Veterans Assistance Programs. Since 1945, BVA has been advocating for blind veterans and their families in order to assist them in regaining their independence. We offer a range of veteran’s assistance programs which are available to any veteran whether they are a member of BVA or not. We provide support for veterans through funding, advocacy and assistance with navigating the Department of Veterans Affairs claims processes to ensure seamless integration back into daily routine post active duty.

NATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER (CLAIMS)


BVA offers the Veteran Services Program which provides veterans with everything they need to initiate VA claims and appeals. Each of our service offers are accredited through the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of General Council and provide assistance throughout the claims process at no cost. National Resource Center Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time 1101 King Street, Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314; Phone: 844-250-5180 (Toll Free) Fax: 703-566-8199 Email: [email protected]

OPERATION PEER SUPPORT

Operation Peer Support (OPS) is a program designed by the Blinded Veterans Association to assist blind and visually impaired veterans and their families with educational resources and adaptive sports in order to regain independence, social skills, and confidence through rehabilitation.

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

BVA’s Government Relations team is a consistent presence on Capitol Hill. We work to educate congressional leaders on the needs of our blinded veterans, their families and caregivers. We regularly visit with congressional members and staffers to ensure they are up to date with the views of our membership