Universal For ALL Veterans
If you have not applied for Medical benefits APPLY NOW!
Tip: Regardless of whether you think you are eligible or not – it is beneficial to complete an application.
If you are a current Caregiver of a veteran this form is for you:
Do you have a Disability Claim?
Aid And Attendance Benefit
This is a "Pension Benefit" and IS NOT dependent upon service-related injuries for compensation.
Aid and Attendance can help pay for care in the home, Nursing Home or Assisted Living facility. A Veteran is eligible for up to $1,788 per month, while a surviving spouse is eligible for up to $1,149 per month.
Veterans and survivors who are eligible for a VA pension and require the aid and attendance of another person, or are housebound, may be eligible for additional monetary payment. These benefits are paid in addition to a monthly pension, and they are not paid without eligibility to Pension.
Veterans Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)
If you made contributions from your military pay before April 1, 1987 – this is for you:
May be used for a college degree, certifications, vocational or technical training and so much more. Download the VEAP pamphlet for more information.
Are You Eligible?
Entered service for the first time between Jan. 1, 1977, and June 30, 1985
Opened a contribution account before April 1, 1987
Voluntarily contributed from $25 to $2,700;
Completed your first period of service and were discharged or released from service under conditions other than dishonorable.
If you are currently on active duty and wish to receive VEAP benefits, you must have at least three months of contributions available.
Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty- Also Called Chapter 30
You must have served active duty for 2 years to be eligible.
You must have an honorable discharge; AND you have a high school diploma or GED or in some cases 12 hours of college credit; AND you meet the requirements below:
Entered active duty before January 1, 1977
Served at least one day between 10/19/84 and 6/30/85, and stayed on active duty through 6/30/88, (or through 6/30/87 if you entered the Selected Reserve within one year of leaving active duty and served four years)
On 12/31/89, you had entitlement left from Vietnam-era GI Bill
Try This GI Bill Comparison Tool to Find A School Near You