VAC services, before and after the New Veterans Charter

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Benefits for Veterans, before and after the New Veterans Charter infographic

Benefits for Veterans, before and after the New Veterans Charter

The New Veterans Charter is a more complete approach to helping our men and women injured in the line of duty.

  Benefits Services
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Pension
System
Services
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New
Veterans
Charter
Financial Support Disability Award No Yes
Disability Pension Yes No
Earnings Loss Benefit No Yes
Exceptional Incapacity Allowance Yes No
Attendance Allowance Yes No
Treatment Allowance Yes No
Career Impact Allowance No Yes
CIA Supplement No Yes
War Veterans Allowance Yes No
Canadian Forces Income Support No Yes
Supplementary Retirement Benefit No Yes
Critical Injury Benefit No Yes
Retirement Income Security Benefit No Yes
Rehabilitation for Injured Veterans Case Management Yes Yes
Medical rehabilitation Yes Yes
Psychosocial rehabilitation No Yes
Vocational rehabilitation No Yes
Mental Health Services Operational Stress Injury (OSI) clinics Yes Yes
Peer Support Yes Yes
24/7 help line Yes Yes
Pastoral outreach Yes Yes
Health Care Treatment benefits for injury/illness Yes Yes
Veterans Independence Program Yes Yes
Long-term care Yes Yes
Access to Group Health Insurance No Yes
Career Transition Services Career counselling and training No Yes
Job-search training and support No Yes
Support for Families Peer support Yes Yes
Access to OSI clinics No Yes
Survivor’s Pension Yes No
Job search training and career counselling No Yes
Veterans Independence Program Yes Yes
Vocational Assistance No Yes
Death Benefit No Yes
Monthly financial benefits Yes Yes
Supplementary Retirement benefit No Yes
Educational grants for children Yes Yes
Access to Group Health Insurance No Yes
Family Caregiver Relief Benefit No Yes
Retirement Income Security Benefit No Yes

The New Veterans Charter provides the practical help Veterans AND their families need to start a new life outside the Canadian Armed Forces.

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