Site: Windsor - City Hall Sq E
Service: Veterans Affairs Canada - Veterans Allowance
|Record #: WIN0541||Last Modified: 15 Jun 2016||Last Full Update: 12 Jan 2015|
|Toll Free Phone||National Call Centre
Collect calls within Canada: 1-705-568-4000
Outside Canada: 1-888-996-2242
|Primary Contact||Jacinda Gedney, Client Service Team Manager|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||Allowances are paid to qualified individuals who meet service eligibility and residency requirements.
* These individuals, because of age or incapacity, must be unable to fully support themselves.
* They must have insufficient income for maintenance, as determined by an income test.
* The allowance is payable to veterans of Canadian, Commonwealth and Allied Forces.
* An allowance is also payable to specific civilians who served in close support of the Canadian Armed Forces during wartime.
* In addition, widows, widowers and orphans of these veterans or civilians may qualify.
Disability Pensions, Disability Awards
* employment must have been closely associated with the war effort such as service in the Merchant Marine or the Auxiliary Forces, Royal Canadian Mounted Police-RCMP, former prisoners of war, evaders, escapees and their dependants may receive compensation
Veterans Independence Program
* Aimed at helping veterans maintain their self sufficiency and quality of life, by assisting them in continuing to live independently through an assessment process
For more detailed information of Services for Veterans and their Families Click Here
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Areas Served||Chatham-Kent ; Elgin County ; Essex County ; Lambton County ; Windsor|
|Eligibility||* Veterans their widows, widowers and orphans
* Civilians who served in close support of the Canadian Armed Forces during WWII, their widows, widowers and orphans
Disability Pensions and Disability Awards
* war attendants, and/or dependents may be entitled to specific pensions
* similar awards for death or disability are available to persons who served in the Second World War in certain types of civilian employment
* employment must have been closely associated with the war effort such as service in the Merchant Marine or the Auxiliary Forces, Royal Canadian Mounted Police-RCMP, former prisoners of war, evaders, escapees and their dependents may receive compensation
Veterans Independence Program
* War disability pensioners or civilian disability pensioners whose long term health care needs are related to their pensions conditions
* War veterans allowance recipients 65 yrs and older who have health care needs
* Veterans 65 yrs and older who would normally receive Veteran Allowance-VA or Canadian War Allowance-CWA who were not receiving Old Age Security-OAS pension
* Canada service veterans who meet specific requirements (call or drop-in or visit the website for further details)
|Application||* Application process required
* Referral needed through social service agencies, government services, self or family member
|Languages||English ; French|
|Located In Community||Windsor|
|Address & Map||
400 City Hall Sq E, Ste 103
Windsor, ON N9A 7K6
|Intersection||University Ave W and Bruce Ave|
|Bus Routes||Transway 1C|
|Resources||Brochures available upon request|