Veterans and service members with certain service-connected disabilities can receive housing grants from VA to buy, build, or modify a home to meet their needs and live more independently. Find out if you’re eligible for a disability housing grant and how to apply.
This Memorial Day, as we honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military, we also remember the families they left behind. If you're the surviving spouse or child of a deceased wartime veteran, you may be eligible for VA's Survivor Pension program. A VA Survivors Pension offers monthly payments to qualified surviving spouses and unmarried dependent children of wartime veterans who meet certain income and net worth limits set by Congress. Find out if you qualify and how to apply.
Whether you’re just getting out of the service or you’ve been a civilian for years now, the VA Welcome Kit can help guide you to the benefits and services you’ve earned.
Based on where you are in life, your VA benefits and services can support you in different ways. Keep your welcome kit handy so you can turn to it throughout your life—like when it’s time to go to school, get a job, buy a house, get health care, retire, or make plans for your care as you age.
Click here to get the Welcome Kit and/or the digital guides for services such as health care, mental health care, community care, disability ratings, education benefits, and more.
The US Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Benefits Administration offers Education and Career Counseling to transitioning servicemembers, veterans, and qualified dependents. The program offers personalized career counseling to help achieve goals and ensure the most effective use of VA benefits.Read more
If you were previously denied enrollment in VA healthcare and now face financial hardship due to medical expenses, lost wages, etc., you can now apply for VA's Medical Care Hardship Program. VA is granting financial hardship enrollment during COVID and now is the time to act fast. Proof of unemployment form the Department of Labor is all that’s required for lost wages.Read more