Through liaison with VA New York Harbor Healthcare System
social workers and patient representatives, we refer
veterans for assistance in obtaining their VA medical and
GLBT sensitive treatment: We strive to work with VA
personnel who are GLBT sensitive so that our veterans
receive respectful helpful assistance.
AVERNY will advocate for veterans with complaints about
treatment at VA Medical Centers, via liaison with VAMC
Training: We hope to provide GLBT sensitivity
training, in conjunction with other GLBT organizations, to
VA Medical Center personnel and physicians.
and HIV/AIDS liaison: We hope to liaison with NYC
region GLBT health and HIV/AIDS service organizations
to assist their clients who are veterans in obtaining their
VA medical and other benefits.
Veteran's Issues, forums, and referrals: AVERNY is
committed to advocating for equitable treatment of all
We will refer transgender veteran needs, where possible; and
advocate for services and treatment. We hope to host
or co-sponsor forums on transgender veteran issues.