Grand Portage Reservation Tribal Council
Tribal Veterans Service Office (TVSO)
PO Box 117, Grand Portage, MN, 55605-0117
Distance: 936 Miles
The Tribal Veterans Service Office helps Native American Veterans and their families learn about veteran benefits they may be able to receive.
* Community outreach to locate and serve Native American Veterans
* Help with obtaining benefits through the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs and the Veteran Benefits Administration
* Help with questions about veteran / military health insurance benefits for eligible military personnel, veterans and their dependents, including:
- Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA)
* Assistance with submitting claims
* Direct advocacy for:
- Veterans and/or military retirees
- Children and dependents of a deceased or disabled veteran
- Widow/widower of a veteran
- Parents who lost a son/daughter in military service
* Connection to various state and federal programs that provide veterans benefits, such as:
- Emergency financial or cash assistance for basic needs
- Dental and optical needs
- Family advocacy
- Health care programs including substance abuse programs and housing
- Native American Community
Serves Native American veterans and eligible family members.
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There is no fee for this service.
Grand Portage Reservation
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
This provider does not offer other services or resources at this location.
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FT-1000.9000Veteran Benefits Assistance Definition
Programs that provide assistance for veterans who are having difficulty understanding and/or obtaining the full benefits and services to which they are entitled by law based on service to their country. The programs may help veterans understand the eligibility criteria for benefits, the benefits provided by the program, the payment process and the rights of beneficiaries; provide consultation and advice; help them complete benefits application forms; negotiate on their behalf with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs staff; and/or represent them in administrative processes or judicial litigation. Included are Veteran Services Officers (VSOs) who are trained and accredited by the Veteran's Administration (VA) and can be found in offices specific to each state, the county courthouse, the local VA office and local veteran's rights organizations; as well as legal aid programs that offer more formalized legal assistance.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YH-6000.6000Native American Community Definition
Individuals whose ethnic background and ancestry are that of the tribal, aboriginal peoples who originated in what is now the United States. Included are Native Americans who are living on or off reservations in rural and urban areas.
YJ-2050Families of Military Personnel/Veterans Definition
The parents, children or spouses of people who are on active duty with one of the branches of the armed forces, who have retired from the armed forces following a military career, or who have been honorably discharged as veterans of military service. Included are families of deceased veterans.
Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who, by length and type of services, honorable discharge or release or degree of disability, qualify for the benefits and privileges that are provided by law for ex-servicemen and women.
YW-8500Tribal Reservation Residents Definition
Individuals and families of Native American descent who have needs and interests in common based on living in areas recognized by the federal or a state government as being set aside for the use of Native Americans and governed by Native Americans.