VAC Support for Homeless Veterans

Case Management

Homeless Veterans with Service-Related Conditions Homeless Veterans without Service-Related Conditions
Yes Yes

Financial Support

  Homeless Veterans with Service-Related Conditions Homeless Veterans without Service-Related Conditions
For pain and suffering Disability Award Yes No
Monthly income for injured Veterans Disability Pension Yes No
Earnings Loss Benefit Yes No
Additional monthly support for severely injured Exceptional Incapacity Allowance Yes No
Attendance Allowance Yes No
Treatment Allowance Yes No
Career Impact Allowance (CIA) Yes No
Career Impact Allowance (CIA) Supplement Yes No
Support for low-income War Veterans Allowance Yes No
Canadian Forces Income Support Yes No
Retirement Benefits Supplementary Retirement Benefit Yes No

Rehabilitation and Career Transition Services

  Homeless Veterans with Service-Related Conditions Homeless Veterans without Service-Related Conditions
Medical rehabilitation Yes No
Psychosocial rehabilitation Yes No
Vocational rehabilitation Yes No
Career Counselling Yes Yes
Training Yes No
Job-search training and support Yes Yes

Mental Health Services

  Homeless Veterans with Service-Related Conditions Homeless Veterans without Service-Related Conditions
Operational Stress Injury (OSI) clinics Yes No
Peer Support Yes Yes
24/7 help line Yes Yes
Pastoral outreach Yes Yes

Health Care

  Homeless Veterans with Service-Related Conditions Homeless Veterans without Service-Related Conditions
Treatment benefits for injury/illness Yes No
Veterans Independence Program Yes No
Long-term care Yes No
Access to Group Health Insurance Yes No

Note: Veterans with a service-related condition(s) will need to meet individual program eligibility requirements.

Veterans in crisis may be able to access emergency funds to help buy food, pay for emergency shelter or for other essentials. To access these funds, please contact Veterans Affairs Canada at 1-866-522-2122.

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