Programs






Historic Image of BVA Field Service Officers from 1973

All BVA Programs and Services are available to any blinded veteran in need, regardless of how or when they lost their sight, or whether they are a BVA member. 

Field Service Officers help blinded veterans navigating the VA claims system. BVA's Field Service Officers are all blinded veterans themselves.

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In fulfilling our mission, BVA strives to raise awareness of blindness issues and educate the public on what to do when they see a blind person.

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Over the years, BVA's national advocacy has had a major impact on VA policies and services for blinded veterans.

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BVA assists veterans whose vision loss is not service connected travel to attend a regional VA Blind Rehab Center

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BVA's Scholarships are available to the spouses, dependent children, or grandchildren of blinded veterans. The application period begins in April and decisions are made in June.

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Interested in volunteering? BVA partners with the VA to coordinate volunteer opportunities in many regional VA Medical Centers.

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Operation Peer Support began in 2006 to assist recently blinded veterans with their transition to life without vision.

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Full of stories about BVA members, information about important legislative changes, and other info, the BVA Bulletin is the spine of BVA's public relations strategy.

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A collaboration between BVA and VA to share best practices and articulate the needs of blinded veterans. 

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