Who We Are
We are men and women who have served in the Armed Forces of our country.
We are veterans who volunteer to serve the best interest of our disabled communities.
We are doctors, lawyers, teachers, accountants, and engineers.
We strive to promote independence and quality of life for all individuals.
We are mentors to the newly injured individuals and Arizona’s youth
WHAT WE DO!
We work with all Arizona Veterans Medical Centers to ensure the best possible medical care for our veteran members in the state.
Our Service program will mentor veteran clients and non veterans and their families in obtaining and protecting benefits and entitlements from the Federal Government and other local agencies.
Our APVA Hospital Liaison Program inspects and works with all three Veteran Medical Centers in Arizona to ensure the best possible care is provided through the SCI/D Clinics.
99% of all program funding stays in Arizona.
We participate in outreach programs with our local schools, organizations and local corporations.
We work in many joint efforts with other agencies throughout the state to enhance quality of life for those with Spinal Cord Injury/Dysfunction.
We support events and programs for the City of Phoenix, Flagstaff, Tucson, Prescott, and surrounding communities.
We advocate for removing architectural barriers, improving health care, and supporting employment for people with disabilities.
We maintain a library of educational material to assist with the everyday crisis of Spinal Cord Injury/Dysfunction.
Arizona PVA publishes a newsletter, The Desert Oracle .This publication is sent to all members and interested parties.
We have a Prosthetic Programs and accept usable wheelchairs/equipment for redistribution.
We sponsor numerous activities such as picnics/BBQ s and create various opportunities for disabled sports teams in Arizona. These include:
Holidays get together each December
A picnic in Marana each April
A BBQ at the Prescott VAMC each June
We have a National PVA Trapshooting event each year; send athletes to the National Veteran’s Wheelchair Games each summer and sponsor basketball teams, Ice Hockey, and Quad Rugby teams around the state of Arizona.