Membership Benefits & Application

The Mountain States Chapter of the Paralyzed Veterans of America (MSCPVA) is dedicated to enhancing the lives of veterans with spinal cord injury (SCI/D) disease by ensuring quality health care, promoting research and advocating for civil rights. MSCPVA has members in Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.

Members participate in countless chapter-sponsored activities including the National Veterans Wheelchair Games and many others.

Our staff is consistently working on creating, maintaining and improving relations with members, families, and caregivers via telephone outreach and hospital visits. Outreach enables us to become more familiar with our growing membership, identifying potential problems and other areas of concern.

To join the Mountain States Chapter PVA, complete a Membership Certification Application form by clicking the link below. Please mail it directly to the Chapter office. All new membership applicants must be certified before membership.


Join the more than 17,000 proud members of Paralyzed Veterans of America! As a member, you’ll become part of a family of men and women united to make the world better for veterans and all people with disabilities.

Benefits of Membership

PVA membership opens up a world of programs and services designed to help you live your best life: assistance with your earned VA benefits; help with employment and higher education; sports and recreation opportunities; and a window into our important research and advocacy efforts.

MSCPVA members also receive:

  • MSCPVA membership opens up a world of programs and services designed to help you live your best life: assistance with your earned VA benefits, help with employment and higher education, sports and recreation opportunities, and a window into our important research and advocacy efforts.
  • Membership to the MSCPVA, so you can meet fellow members and participate in local social and sporting events.
  • monthly e-newsletter with updates on MSCPVA’s programs and services, our advocacy efforts, upcoming events, member stories, and more.
  • Complimentary print and digital subscriptions to PN magazine, an invaluable resource for people with SCI/D, their family members, and caregivers.
  • A complimentary online subscription to Sports ‘N Spokes magazine, a resource on sports and recreation for people living with SCI/D and amputations. 

Who’s Eligible?

MSCPVA membership is open to anyone who:

  • is a citizen of the United States or its territories;
  • is a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces and whose discharge was other than dishonorable; AND
  • has a spinal cord injury or disease (SCI/D).

We welcome veterans with service-connected and non-service-connected disabilities. If your condition is not listed here, please contact

How to Apply

Simply complete the form on this page! We’ll follow up with instructions for submitting your DD-214 and medical evidence of SCI/D. As medical evidence, you can have your physician complete this Physician’s Statement Form.

You can also download the printed membership application and send it to us by email or mail.

Update Your Membership Information

Notify us when your address changes so you continue to receive member benefits and other important information from PVA. Contact us to update your information.

Transfer Your Membership

If you move, you have the option to transfer your PVA membership to another local chapter. Email for more information.


We’re here to help! Contact Laura Gibson at the local MSCPVA office at or 303-597-0038.