Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center to Partner With U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for VA Benefits Enrollment Assistance


ALLENTOWN, PA — Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center today announced a partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide free assistance for LGBT veterans seeking to apply for VA Benefits. 

The VA will have a navigator on-site at Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10am until 11:30am to answer questions about VA benefits and to assist veterans with completing their applications for enrollment. The Center is located at 522 W. Maple St., Allentown, PA 18101. 

Adrian Shanker, Executive Director of Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, commented, “The LGBT community needs and deserves access to quality healthcare. Ensuring that LGBT veterans know how to enroll for VA benefits is core to the dream of health equity for LGBT people.” 

Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center prioritizes health promotion for the LGBT community. Health Promotion and Outreach Manager, Frankie Potylycki, said, “We want to make sure that our LGBT veterans can access and navigate the VA health benefits they have earned by serving in the armed forces.” 

Steven Lai, LCSW, from the Department of Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Allentown stated, “The VA thanks you for your dedication and military service to our country. Please ask all the questions you have about the VA and apply for the benefits you have earned so that we can serve you.”

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Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center provides arts and culture and health promotion programs and supportive services to strengthen and support the LGBT community across the Greater Lehigh Valley.


Information Provided By:
Adrian Shanker, Executive Director
Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center