Veteranclaims’s Blog

July 26, 2009

Federal Program Provides Foster Homes for Disabled Veterans

This is definitely a program which qualified disabled veterans should be aware of and check out!

A “federal program that is new to Pennsylvania and will attempt to provide those veterans with family foster homes, said Teresa Stump-Klinger, medical foster home coordinator at the Lebanon VA Medical Center.

So far, about two-dozen veterans – including several from Berks County – who are served by the medical center have requested to be considered for the program.”

“What’s the cost? Veterans might pay a family or caregiver $2,000 to $3,000 a month – negotiable with the caregiver – to live with them. The amount that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will reimburse the veterans is determined case by case.”

Full Articl: <a href= “http://www.readingeagle.com/article.aspx?id=149733”>Uncle Sam seeks foster families to take in disabled veterans</a>
By Jason Brudereck
Reading Eagle

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