Great Plains PVA Membership
The Paralyzed Veterans of America is a congressionally chartered veterans service organization founded in 1946. The Great Plains Chapter, chartered in 1971, is one of 33 PVA Chapters across the United States and Puerto Rico.
To become a PVA member, an individual must be a veteran of the U.S. armed forces who was discharged under conditions other than dishonorable and who has experienced spinal cord injury or dysfunction. Lifetime membership is FREE.
Membership Benefits Include:
- PVA National Service Officer (NSO) to assist you with your healthcare issues and veteran benefit claims
- Free use of the Great Plains PVA Adapted Health & Fitness Center with a personal trainer
- Updates on legislation directly affecting the lives of people living with disabilities
- Participation in Great Plains PVA Sports & Recreation programs free of charge
- Invitations to chapter sponsored events
- Great Plains PVA newsletter The Wheeled Herald
- National PVA publication PN
- Local and national resources on living with a spinal cord injury and other disabilities
- The National PVA Veterans Benefits Department provides assistance and representation before the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, free of charge, to veterans with SCI/D, and their eligible dependents.