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United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Pension Benefits Programs

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

810 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20420-0002

Distance: 253 Miles

(800) 827-1000

Website

https://benefits.va.gov/pension

Service Details

Description

Veterans Administration (VA) offers two broad categories of Pension benefit programs:


Veterans Pension: Tax-free monetary benefit payable to low-income wartime Veterans.


Survivors' Pension: Tax-free monetary benefit payable to a low-income, un-remarried surviving spouse and/or unmarried child(ren) of a deceased Veteran with wartime service.


Veterans and survivors who are eligible for pension benefits and are housebound or require the aid and attendance of another person may be eligible to receive additional monetary amounts.


Features

  • Specialization
    • Veteran 

Application Instructions

Applications can be done online, or download them and mail them.


See agency website for instructions and forms.


There are separate applications for Veterans and for Survivors.


Area Served

Nationwide


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Crisis Line - Veteran Crisis / Suicide Prevention (800) 273-8255
Toll Free (800) 827-1000

Last Update

7/19/2021

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