Paralyzed Veterans of America
The Paralyzed Veterans of America, Buckeye Chapter strives to improve the quality of life of honorably discharged veterans who have spinal cord injury, dysfunction or illness including but not limited to multiple sclerosis and ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) through advocacy, medical research, sports and recreation, education and communication.
Discover Who The Paralyzed Veterans of America Are
The Paralyzed Veterans of America, Buckeye Chapter (BPVA) is one of 32 chapters of the Washington D.C. based Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA). As a Congressionally chartered veterans service organization not an agency of the federal government, the BPVA has been assisting veterans with spinal cord injuries or disease, including Multiple Sclerosis and ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease) in Ohio since 1972.
Sports & Recreation Programs
We offer both indoor and outdoor activities throughout Ohio. Participants vary in age, ability, and experience.
News & Events
Stay up to date with Paralyzed Veterens of America's latest news and events.
- Veterans Benefits
- Wheelchair Sports & Recreation
- Spinal Cord Injury Research
- Advocacy to eliminate architectural barriers and protect civil rights for persons with disabilities
- Referral services for assistive devices, housing, employment, and transportation
- Literature on a variety of topics, including self-care, independent living and disability rights
Join us and be part of a veterans organization that since 1972, has successfully worked to maximize the quality of life for it’s members and all people who have spinal cord injury or disease (SCI/D) as a leading advocate for health care, SCI/D research and education, veterans’ benefits and rights, accessibility and the removal of architectural barriers, sports programs, and disability rights.