Canada. Veterans Affairs Canada [Toronto area]

Site: Scarborough Service Centre

Location, Telephone & Internet
Toll Free Phone English 1-866-522-2122 ; French 1-866-522-2022
TTY Phone 24 hour crisis line 1-800-567-5803 * general inquiries 1-833-921-0071
Crisis Phone 24 hours 1-800-268-7708
Located In Community Scarborough Central
Address & Map
55 Town Centre Court, Suite 205
Toronto, ON M1P 4X4
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Intersection McCowan Rd and Ellesmere Rd
Description & Services
Description (Service) Benefits Navigator -- online questionnaire to help determine eligibility for services and benefits

Financial assistance
Income support * death benefit * disability benefits * retirement benefits * health care benefits * caregiver benefit * prisoner of war compensation * War Veterans Allowance

Veterans Independence Program -- assistance with the cost of home care services

Last Post Fund funeral and burial program -- see separate entry

Health, Mental Health and Transition services
Medical, psychosocial, vocational rehabilitation * case management * career counselling and job search assistance * long term care

VAC Assistance Service -- 24 hour crisis line * short-term problem solving with mental health professionals

Operational Stress Injury Social Support Program (OSISS) -- peer support for those affected by Operational Stress Injury and for their families

Veterans Housing Navigation Team, 416-869-3619 ext 276 -- case management for homeless veterans * partnership with Good Shepherd Ministries -- see separate entry

Helmets to Hardhats -- apprenticeship opportunities in the building and construction trades
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Scarborough ; Scarborough Central ; Scarborough North ; Scarborough South
Eligibility Member or veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces, Regular or Reserve * Veteran or allied veteran of the Second World War or the Korean War * Member or veteran of the RCMP * Family member or survivor of a veteran * eligibility varies by program
Application Varies by program -- call or visit website for details
Languages English ; French
Other Details
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance ; Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Elevator with braille and voice/tone features ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Service Categories Apprenticeship Training ~ Veterans ; Benefits Screening ~ Veterans ; Case/Care Management ~ Homeless Veterans ; Federal Government Departments ~ Veteran/Military Personnel Issues ; Military Retirement Benefits ; Military Transition Assistance Programs ; Veteran Disability Pension ; Veteran Employment Programs ; Veteran Reintegration Counselling ~ Anxiety Disorders ; Veteran Reintegration Counselling ~ Families of Military Personnel/Veterans ; Veteran/Military Hotlines ; Veterans Health Programs ; Veterans Independence Program ; War Veterans Allowance

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