Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs - Blind Veterans Pension

Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs

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General Information
Description of ServiceProvides eligible blind veterans a pension of $150.00 per month.
Geographical AreaPennsylvania: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Intake ProcedureContact the County Veterans Affairs Director in the county you reside to apply for this program.
Documents RequiredNeed a copy of last military service DD214.
Proof of Pennsylvania residency upon entering the military.
United States Department of Veterans Affairs disability claim number.
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
EligibilityServed in the military honorably.
Resident of Pennsylvania upon entering the military.
Suffered a service-connected injury or incurred a disease which resulted in loss of vision:
  • Visual acuity with correcting lens is 3/60 or 10/200 or equivalent, or less normal vision in the better eye or,
  • Includes circumstances where the widest diameter of the visual field of the better eye has contracted to an angular distance of not greater than 20ยบ.
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:15am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
Contact's Name David Heiland
Contact's Position Director for Veterans Programs
Contact's Phone 717-861-2856
Physical Site Address 1 Fort Indiantown Gap
Physical Site Address 2 Building 7-36
Physical Site City, State, Zip Annville, PA 17003
Main Phone 717-861-8719
Hotline Phone Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
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Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Affiliated Program: Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
This Service: Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs - Blind Veterans Pension
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Blindness (YF-9000.0100)
Veteran Compensation and Pension Benefits (NS-1800.9000)
Veteran Pension Program (NS-1800.9000-960)
Veterans (YN-9000)