Veteran Information

VA Benefits – 97% of 2 Year Old Claims Cleared

A VA claims initiative launched in April helped to expedite more than 65,000 of all disability compensation claims 2 years or older. Efforts are now focused on claims pending for over one year.

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Honor Flight KC

Honor Flight Network™ is a non-profit organization created for the sole purpose of thanking and honoring America’s veterans for all their sacrifices by flying our heroes to Washington, DC to visit and to reflect at their memorials.

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Access Local Veteran Medical Facilities

Kansas City VA Medical Center
4801 Linwood Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64128

Dwight D. Eisenhower VA Medical Center
4101 S. 4th Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048-5055

Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders.

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Habitat for Humanity’s Repair Corps Program

Habitat for Humanity provides critical home repairs.  These can be interior or exterior work performed to alleviate critical health, life and safety issues or code violations, including a change to or repair of materials or components; a reconfiguration of space; a modification for accessibility; installation or extension of plumbing, mechanical or electrical systems on an existing structure.

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Veterans Homes Program

The Missouri Veterans Homes manage a total of 1350 beds that provide long term skilled nursing care in compliance with 157 Federal Department of Veterans Affairs regulations. The homes are located in Cameron, Cape Girardeau, Mexico, Mount Vernon, St. James, and Warrensburg.

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Veterans Community Project

VCP Village, located at 89th and Troost in Kansas City, Missouri, is an innovative community of 49 tiny houses for homeless Veterans. The homes range in size from 240 to 320 square feet, meet all local city code requirements, and connect to city utility services.

Many Veterans arrive at VCP Village with little more than the pain, uncertainty, and loneliness of life on the streets. A tiny house provides everything he or she needs to live with dignity and safety; new furniture, appliances, housewares, bedding, food, and utilities, free of charge.

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