Still serving our Nation…
Who We Are:
We are a Veterans Service Organization chartered by the United States Congress. We are a 501 (c) 3 Non Profit Organization as defined by the Internal Revenue Service. We serve US military veterans who endure Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) and (SCD) Spinal Cord Disease/Dysfunction.
What We Do:
The mission of the Arizona Chapter paralyzed Veterans of America is to improve the quality of life of U.S. military veterans and all who have experienced Spinal Cord Injury, Disease/Dysfunction through advocacy for proper health care, communication, education, and promotion of sports.
Why We Are Different:
PVA WAS originally formed in 1946, the Arizona Chapter was incorporated in Arizona in 1967. The PVA and its’ Chapters were Chartered by the United States Congress in 1971. This Charter entitles the APVA the right and responsibility to inspect and deal with hospital, clinics and VA Systems here in Arizona to ensure the best care and resources are supplied under the current laws to Veterans with Spinal Cord Injury, or Dysfunction such but not limited to MS (Multiple Sclerosis) or ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis). We have National Service Officers that provide free claim services and we do not charge the Veteran, the VA or anyone else for these services.