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MILITARY AND VETERANS SERVICES

Easter Seals MA pledges to achieve an environment that promotes and maintains the physical, financial and mental wellness of our service members, veterans and family members so that no one is left behind.

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*Veterans Count Massachusetts raised $5K for local veterans services with its first community event! Read Recap*

WHO WE SERVE

Veterans Program Coordination and Services are available to veterans, service members, and families of all eras. Services are free, confidential, and provided locally in Central MA in the client's home or a convenient meeting place.

Contact Us: veteranservices@eastersealsma.org

How we can help you and your family now: We will ensure that all Massachusetts service members, veterans, and family members are informed and fully supported as they navigate the overwhelming bureaucracy of Federal, State, and Local Veteran's benefits.

WHAT WE DO

Veterans Program Coordination can help with;

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FEMALE VETERANS PROGRAM

Through the generous support of an anonymous donor, we are operating a Female Veteran Program at Easter Seals Massachusetts. As part of this initiative, applications are currently being accepted for female veterans to apply for financial assistance. This support is for female veterans but can also support your spouse/partner, caregiver or child if the financial assistance will benefit you directly. Click for more.

EMPLOYMENT TRAINING SERVICES

Easter Seal's experienced employment specialists provide training and on-going support so veterans can increase their skills and find good jobs.The program offers individualized vocational rehabilitation, computer skills training, placement and employment services.  Click for more.

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

High- and low-tech devices help veterans with disabilities expand their independence by increasing their access to education, jobs and their communities.  Easter Seals MA offers consultation, evaluation and training for computer access and job accommodations. The Easter Seals MA assistive technology staff is nationally recognized for their expertise, which they draw on to develop the best solutions for veterans. Click for more.

AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION (AAC) SERVICES

Easter Seals MA Augmentative Communication (AAC) Specialists work with individuals with congenital or acquired disabilities who have difficulty using speech for communication.  Click for more.

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY LOAN PROGRAMS

This program provides access to low interest cash loans for the purchase of assistive devices and services to improve the quality of life for veterans and their families. Click for more.

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY REGIONAL CENTER (ATRC)

Veterans with disabilities and their families can see, touch and borrow assistive technology devices to make more informed decisions regarding the technology that will meet their needs. Click for more.

Care More Personally and Purposefully. Our Unique Approach:

  1. We are one of Massachusett's oldest non-profits bringing 75 years of commitment, passion, and accomplished track record of effectively resolving the various and challenging unmet needs that damage underserved populations.
  2. We have our own veteran and full-time Veterans Program Coordinator, Adam Costello.
  3. We are one of the only organizations who offer Low-Interest Cash Loans for Assistive Technology for Disabled Veterans for the purchase of assistive devices and services to improve the quality of life for veterans with disabilities. This is offered through Massachusetts Assistive Technology Loan Program and Mini-grant program.
  4. Employment and Training Services. Experienced employment specialists provide training and on-going support so veterans can increase their skills and find good jobs; training is tailored to each individual’s interests

MILITARY AND VETERAN STORIES

Easter Seals Massachusetts Veteran's Program is unique in its goal to give a hand up rather than a handoutRead more>>

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