African American Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Association

9129 Veterans DR SW
Lakewood, Washington 98498
(253) 589-0766
http://www.aaptsdassn.org/

African American Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Association

9129 Veterans DR SW
Lakewood, WA 98498
Ph: (253) 589-0766
tacomaptsd@earthlink.net
www.aaptsdassn.org

Helping Veterans and their family members in filing VA Claims to ascertain benefits guaranteed them because of their service; assisting with receiving adequate medical attention and assisting them in under- standing the VA Rating Schedule for compensation. Offering services to individuals and family members by promoting the knowledge that there is help available. Veterans’ Centers offer group therapy, individual counseling and marriage and family counseling. Veterans’ Administration (VA) Hospitals offer inpatient PTSD programs, residential treatment, day hospital programs, programs for substance abuse, facilities for homeless Veterans, women’s coordinators and clinics for female Veterans. Additionally, information on many private clinicians or not-for-profit agencies is also available.

Providing safe houses; facilities for homeless Veterans; emergency overnight shelters; shelters for fami- lies, and information about other resources are available to provide assistance. Educating the Veteran and their dependents of benefits earned from services they provided our great nation. In addition to our mis- sion of Hope we strive to form a link, connecting Vietnam Era and Gulf War Veterans in all 50 States and engage in concerted efforts to foster changes beneficial to all veterans and their dependents.