Checkpoint.org – a new website of local resources for Veterans and military families in Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania – provides comprehensive human services solutions primarily focused on Veterans and their families. These solutions involve provision of temporary and permanent housing, employment, supportive services, qualified referrals, and intensive case management services. They also offer Project Journey which provides free assistant to female Veterans through its Women Veterans Coordinator. To make an appointment for an initial interview, call 412.481.8200. Walk-ins are also welcome. The Veterans Leadership Program office is open from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, and are located at 2417 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. Website: www.vlpwpa.org
Stateside Legal – provides legal help for military members, veterans and their families on a wide variety of topics including Veterans’ Benefits, Consumer, Employment, Family Law, Housing, and Taxes. The site can also search for local legal help. Visit the site at www.statesidelegal.org.
Soldier On – nonprofit organization that works to end and prevent the homelessness of Veterans. They have mobile case managers who can help Veterans obtain necessary services and develop an individualized service plan. They can also provide transportation to and from appointments and services.
Veterans Scholarship Opportunity – Grantham University is pleased to offer all qualified Military Veterans its Veterans Scholarship program. The scholarship program offers you a special tuition rate of $250 per credit hour along with a textbook and technology grant that covers the cost of all required textbooks and software. Those who are eligible for the Montgomery GI Bill, DANTES, or other government benefits are encouraged to apply. For nearly 60 years, Grantham University has contributed to the formal education of thousands of service members and veterans. Their degree programs are flexible, portable and designed so you can fit education into your life instead of arranging your life around your education. Please call Grantham University today at 800-955-2527 or visit: http://www.grantham.edu/admissions/scholarships_veteran.php to find out how the Veterans Scholarship program can benefit you.
Additional Veteran Issue Brochures provided by PALawHelp.org.