APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE

Veterans One Hand Up is a 501(c)3 charity organization.

ELIGIBILITY FOR ASSISTANCE

Applicants for assistance will meet the following eligibility requirements.

ONE of the following:

  1. Honorably served full-time in the U. S. Armed Forces at least 24 months, OR
  2. Otherwise eligible for V. A. Medical Center services (if served less than 24 months).

ALL of the following:

  1. A resident of Georgia continuously for no less than twelve (12) months.
  2. Hardship is not due to misconduct or financial mismanagement.
  3. All other avenues of support have been exhausted.
  4. The amount requested will primarily resolve the issue.
  5. Has not received prior assistance from VETERANS ONE HAND UP INC.
  1. ELIGIBLE EXPENSES

Expenses eligible for payments are those representing basic, immediate, necessary needs.

  1. APPLICATION PROCESS

All requests for assistance are to be submitted in writing from a Caseworker, Social Worker, or a Veterans Service Organization Officer.  Written letters of request will include the following.

  1. Identification of Veteran for whom the request is being requested (name, birthday, etc.).
  2. Confirmation of eligibility requirements set forth in section 1a-g.
  3. Specification of amount requested including who, where, and how to pay.
  4. Explanation for the request (how and why the problem occurred).
  5. Description of steps taken to address the problem and prevent reoccurrence.
  6. Confirmation that no other options are available for assistance (family, community, etc.)
  7. Description of how the assistance provided will resolve the problem.
  8. Provision of the names and contact information for additional information and follow-up.

Mail letters of request to VETERANS ONE HAND UP INC, P. O. Box 86, Broxton, GA 31519.

For additional information call 912-359-5493.

  1. PAYMENT PROCESS

Upon approval, payments will be made directly to the creditor or vendor.

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