Resources and Online Documentation

Resources and Online Documentation

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Resources and Online Documentation Veteran Family Program (VFP)


Here are some links to online resources and information that may help you throughout your transition to civilian life.
 
Don’t forget that the Veteran Family Program Coordinator of Bagotville MFRC is there to advise and support you during your transition to civilian life. For further information, dial 418 677-7468.

 
   VETERANS AFFAIRS CANADA RESOURCES (VAC)
My VAC Account
  • My VAC Account offers a safe and convenient way to deal with Veterans Affairs Canada online.
Benefits Navigator
 
  • An online questionnaire to help you find VAC programs, benefits, and services that you may qualify for.
Rehabilitation Services and Vocational Assistance Program
  • Medical, psychosocial, and professional rehabilitation services.
Mobile Applications
 
On Veterans Affairs Canada’s website, many free mobile applications designed to support CAF veterans and their families are available: 
  • Veterans Matter: information about memorials as well as the services and benefits available.

  • PTSD Coach Canada: may help you to better understand and manage symptoms related to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

  • OSI Connect: free mental health learning and self-management mobile application for people suffering from trauma related to operational stress injuries (OSI), and their families. 

Caregiver Zone: Support for Caregivers of Veterans in Canada
  • Tools and resources for caregivers supporting a CAF veteran.

  •  An online learning program allowing caregivers to maintain and improve their health and well-being.

  •  Sharing community for families and veterans.

  • Support and guidance provided by health professionals.

RESOURCES OF THE NATIONAL DEFENCE AND CANADIAN FORCES
OMBUDSMAN AND THE VETERANS OMBUDSMAN
Your Transition to Civilian Life –The Three Phases of Medical Release
  • Tabulated guide showing the key steps and resources available to medically released Canadian Forces members (processes, awards, forms, deadlines, etc.).
Ombudsman Frequently Asked Questions
  • Frequently asked questions and Ombudsman’s answers regarding medical release.
What If I Am Unhappy with a Decision Made by VAC?​