Transgender American Veterans Association (TAVA)
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Program that works on behalf of individuals and/or groups to make sure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible
Works to ensure that transgender veterans receive appropriate care for their medical conditions
Serves as an educational organization that has helped the Veterans Administration and the Department of Defense to better understand the service members in their charge that identify as gender-variant.
The organization is an advocate for:
* Open transgender military service
* Secure benefits for transgender service members, spouses and family
* Continued improvement of transgender well-being through the Veterans Administration system and Tricare
* Transgender veteran employment
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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TD-1400.9000Veteran Membership Organizations Definition
Programs whose members are veterans who have joined together on a voluntary basis to promote mutual interests. Activities may include advocacy for the preservation and expansion of earned privileges and benefits, testimony before Congress on issues affecting veterans, awards and other measures for promoting appreciation of and recognition for veterans and their accomplishments, community service programs, and social activities for members. Some organizations may provide active support for the democratic principles of religious and political freedom; offer benefits such as health insurance, life insurance, credit cards and financial planning services for members; or maintain special burial funds to help indigent veterans and their families.
TD-1600.3100-400LGBTQ Advocacy Groups Definition
Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect and promote the rights and interests of individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning or are in the process of coming out.
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.
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.
YT-2400LGBTQ Individuals Definition
People who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit or queer, or who are in the process of coming out or questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity.