Veterans Integration to Academic Leadership

thru: VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System Canandaigua

Provides military veterans with resources, support, and advocacy in higher education services including: 
  • Free tutoring through the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) and Peer Mentoring.
  • VA Work-Study opportunities.
  • Counseling and ongoing treatment for readjustment, stress, anger, depression, anxiety, and sleep problems.
  • Refer and work with the university to request academic accommodations.
  • Coping strategies for classroom difficulties -- attention, concentration, restlessness.
  • Assist with enrollment and care at VA New York Harbor Healthcare System.
  • Obtain help and resources from within the VA and its affiliates including Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) and Vocational Rehabilitation Services.
  • Tai Chi and Distress Tolerance Groups

Eligibility: Veterans enrolled in a local college or university.

Application Process: Call for information.

Required Documentation: Call for information.

Fees: Call for information.

Coverage Note: Western New York State including Monroe, Ontario, Wayne, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, Seneca and Livingston Counties.


This program is offered here:

VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System Canandaigua

Map Marker 1
400 Fort Hill Avenue
Canandaigua NY 14424
(Medical Center)
Crisis Line:
(Tel-Care, 24 Hour Line)
Administrative hours: M-F 8:00AM-4:30PM.
Bus Service:
RTS Bus line.
Disabilities Access:



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