Rep. Karen Boback (Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) announced her outreach hours for December. Representatives from several different organizations will offer assistance at her district offices throughout the month. Please note: Offices will be closed on Monday, Dec. 25, for Christmas.
The Mobile Vet Center will be in the Ace Hardware-Brady and Cavany Store parking lot in Eaton Township on Monday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Some of the services available for veterans and their dependents include individual, group, family and bereavement counseling; medical referrals; assistance in applying for Veterans Affairs benefits; employment counseling; guidance and referrals; and alcohol and drug assessments.
On Wednesday, Dec. 6, the American Legion will hold office hours at the Tunkhannock district office, located at 133 West Tioga St., Suite 4, in Tunkhannock from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
A claims consultant from the American Legion will provide the assistance. Area veterans may seek assistance and information pertaining to specific benefits and programs. Additional meetings will be held on the first Wednesday of every month.
A caseworker for U.S. Congressman Lou Barletta will be at the Tunkhannock district office on Monday, Dec. 18, from 10 a.m. to noon. Assistance will be available for constituents who are having problems with federal agencies and programs, and constituents are encouraged to bring documents they have received from federal agencies related to their issues.
Veterans outreach hours will be offered on Tuesday, Dec. 19, at the Dallas district office from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A claims consultant from the Wilkes-Barre Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) will be on hand to address questions and concerns of local veterans and their families.
A representative from the Center for Independent Living is available for appointments at the Tunkhannock district office also on Tuesday, Dec. 19. Please call the Tunkhannock office at 570-836-4777 to make an appointment.
A representative from the University of Scranton Small Business Development Center will be at the Tunkhannock district office on Wednesday, Dec. 27, from 10 a.m. to noon. The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center provides educational programs and no-cost, confidential consulting services to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a small business.
Please note that these days and hours may change due to inclement weather.
For more legislative information, visit Boback’s website at www.RepBoback.com.