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Date updated: September 13, 2018

Veteran Emergency Fund (Veterans Affairs Canada)

Veteran Emergency Fund 

The health and well-being of Veterans involves multiple factors that go well beyond the scope of traditional health services and benefits. The new fund would provide Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) with the flexibility needed to financially assist Veterans and their families quickly and efficiently in their time of urgent need. The Veteran Emergency Fund will be in place to ensure the overall well-being of Veterans and their families as a short-term support mechanism while other longer-term support arrangements are made. It would be available to any Canadian Veteran, or their spouse/common law partner, orphan or survivor living in Canada whose well-being is at risk as a result of an urgent or unexpected situation. Contact VAC at 1-866-522-2122 (toll-free)

Effective Date: This new Fund would be put into place April 1, 2018.


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