The Pennsylvania War Veterans Council maintains a website that provides a listing of various services available to veterans. Please click here to access the site.
Pennsylvania Veterans Affairs Outreach & Events Calendar
The Department of Miltary and Veterans Affairs lists veterans’ events occuring throughout the Commonwealth; please click here to access.
Through PA VETConnect, veteran advocates have access to the commonwealth’s premier information and referral database, compiled specifically to improve the lives of service members, veterans, and their families. www.dmva.pa.gov/VETConnect
State Veterans Homes
The Commonwealth operates six veterans homes which provide housing and health care to state veterans. The War Council assists the Commonwealth by nominating members of its organizations to serve on the homes’ advisory boards. Please click here to view the appointments.
Consolidated list of veterans’ benefits
Created by the Governor’s Advisory Council on Veterans Services, please click here to view or download.
Free event tickets for veterans
The Veterans Ticket Foundation provides free event tickets to active military and honorably discharged veterans, including their families. To sign up go to http://www.vettix.org/ref/167415
Project HERO (Healing Exercise Rehabilitation Opportunity) provides training and sponsors cycling experiences for injured servicemen and women. Part of the Ride 2 Recovery non-profit program, it offers specially adapted bikes to suit individuals’ needs. Go to website https://ride2recovery.com/ for more information.
Free yoga lessons for veterans
Free classes are open to all veterans, spouses and significant others on Tuesdays from 6:30-7:30 pm at the American Legion Post in Hellertown. Registration not required. Walk-ins welcome. For more info contact Thom at 215-595-8963 (or 215-862-5888) or Liz at 508-944-6731; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Veterans Multi service Center, Philadelphia
Provides transitioning help, job assistance and business model training to veterans. Contact program manager Rosemarie McGee, email@example.com.
For more on the Thrift Store Job Program, please click here.
For information on the Thrift Store, please click here.
Veterans Substance Abuse Resources