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Programs administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that provide monthly payments to veterans who are disabled and were discharged under other than dishonorable conditions, their dependent children, surviving spouses and parents. Included are compensation benefits for veterans with service-connected disabilities; and pension benefits for veterans with limited incomes who are age 65 or older or are permanently and totally disabled as a result of a condition not related to military service. Veterans who are more seriously disabled may qualify for Aid and Attendance or Housebound benefits which are paid in addition to the basic compensation or pension rate. A veteran cannot receive both Aid and Attendance and Housebound benefits at the same time.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Blinded Veterans Association HotlineConnects blinded veterans with the benefits and services they have rightfully earned. Publications available: BVA Bulletin (newsletter); BVA Brochure, and "Our Fight" (book). Blinded Veterans AssociationBlinded Veterans Association
Compensation and Pension - Snyder County Veterans AffairsAssist veterans and their dependents in receiving Compensation and Pension benefits.SnyderUnion-Snyder Community Action Agency - Veterans AffairsUnion-Snyder Community Action Agency
Monroe County Veterans Affairs - Veterans AssistanceServices of this office include burial assistance, records maintenance, providing grave markers, flags and holders for all County veterans graves and financial assistance to county cemeteries holding veterans. State benefits applied for through this office include tax exemption and educational assistance for 100% disabled veterans, emergency assistance, applications for the blind, paralyzed veterans and veterans homes. Federal Veterans Benefits applied for through this office include health care, service connected compensation, pension assistance for disabled unemployable veterans and counseling for surviving family members and returning veterans.MonroeMonroe County Veterans AffairsMonroe County Government
Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran AffairsThe Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs provides resources and assistance to Pennsylvania's one million veterans and their families, and provides quality care for aging and disabled veterans. The Department also prepares and deploys the Pennsylvania National Guard for worldwide combat and combat support operations and provides trained personnel to state and local authorities in times of natural disaster or civil strife. It provides financial assistance, in the form of grants, to eligible Pennsylvania service members and their eligible family members through the Pennsylvania Military Family Relief Assistance Program (PA MFRAP). The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs offers its veterans six extended care facilities throughout the state. The level of care provided includes personal care, skilled nursing care, domicilliary care, and dementia care. These facilities offer qualified veterans and their spouses dedicated, superior care.LebanonPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs - Blind Veterans PensionProvides eligible blind veterans a pension of $150.00 per month.LebanonPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs - Erie County Veterans AffairsErie County Veterans Affairs assists with applying for all Federal Benefits, State Benefits, and County Benefits. These include Compensation and Pension (Death Pension and Aid & Attendance), Property Tax Exemption, and Veterans Temporary Assistance.EriePennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs - Erie County Veterans AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs - Paralyzed Veterans PensionProvides eligible paralyzed veterans a pension of $150.00 per month.LebanonPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Regional Office & Insurance CenterOffers an array of programs for veterans and family members. VA Regional Offices process claims for VA benefits and administers those benefits, which include: disability compensation, pension, home loan guaranty, life insurance, education, vocational training for disabled veterans, burial allowance, and survivor's compensation, pension, education and referrals to other service providers. Counselors can answer questions about benefits eligibility and application procedures and make referrals, when necessary, to other VA facilities, such as medical centers and national cemeteries.PhiladelphiaRegional Office & Insurance CenterUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs
United States Department of Veterans AffairsVeterans of the United States armed forces may be eligible for a broad range of programs and services provided by the VA. Eligibility for most VA benefits is based upon discharge from active military service under other than dishonorable conditions, and certain benefits require service during wartime. If you are new to the VA, the Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors booklet will help you get started. The United States Department of Veterans Affairs's health care offers a variety of services, information, and benefits. As the nation’s largest integrated health care system, VA operates more than 1,400 sites of care, including hospitals, community clinics, community living centers, domiciliaries, readjustment counseling centers, and various other facilities. VA administers a variety of benefits and services that provide financial and other forms of assistance to Veterans, their dependents, and survivors. Major benefits include Veterans' compensation, Veterans' pension, survivors' benefits, rehabilitation and employment assistance, education assistance, home loan guaranties, and life insurance coverage. Burial and memorial benefits are available for eligible service members, Veterans, reservists, National Guard members, and eligible family members. Service include interment, headstones and markers, and Presidential memorial certificates. VA operates 128 national cemeteries in the United States and Puerto Rico, together with oversight and management of 33 soldiers' lots, confederate cemeteries, and monument sites.United States Department of Veterans AffairsUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs
United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Returning Service Members (OEF/OIF/OND)The United States Department of Veterans Affairs offers a variety of services and benefits to Veterans. See what you may qualify for:
  • Employment
    • Career Resources
    • Find a Job
    • VA Careers
  • Health
    • Health Care
    • How to Apply
    • Dental
    • Other VA Benefits
    • Non-Combat Conditions
  • Education
    • GI Bill
    • Find a School
  • Housing
    • Home Loans
    • Housing
  • Find Help
    • What is a Vet Center?
    • Substance Abuse
    • Stress & Mental Health Programs
  • Monetary Benefits
    • Life Insurance
    • Compensation & Pension
  • Women Veterans
    • Veterans Services
    • Womens Health
  • Disabilities
    • Prosthetics & Sensory Aids
    • Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment
OEF/OIF/OND combat Veterans can receive cost free medical care for any condition related to their service in the Iraq/Afghanistan theater for five years after the date of their discharge or release.
United States Department of Veterans AffairsUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs
United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits AdministrationThe United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration is responsible for administering The VA's extensive non-medical benefits. Its responsibilities include initial veteran registration, eligibility determination, and five key lines of business (benefits and entitlements): Home Loan Guarantee, Insurance, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, Education (GI Bill), and Compensation & Pension. United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits AdministrationUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration
United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration - Compensation & PensionThe United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration is responsible for administering The VA's extensive non-medical benefits. Its responsibilities include initial veteran registration, eligibility determination, and five key lines of business (benefits and entitlements): Home Loan Guarantee, Insurance, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, Education (GI Bill), and Compensation & Pension. VA disability compensation provides monthly benefits to Veterans in recognition of the effects of disabilities, diseases, or injuries incurred or aggravated during active military service. The program also provides monthly payments to surviving spouses, dependent children, and dependent parents in recognition of the economic loss caused by a Veteran's death during military service or, after discharge from military service, as a result of a service-connected disability. Types of VA disability compensation programs include:
  • Disability Compensation,
  • Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC),
  • Special Monthly Compensation (SMC),
  • Claims Based on Special Circumstances.
VA's pension program provides monthly benefit payments to certain wartime Veterans with financial need, and their survivors. As Veterans and survivors consider applying for these benefits. Pension programs include:
  • Veterans Pension,
  • Supplemental Income for Wartime Veterans,
  • Survivors Pension,
  • Aid & Attendance,
  • Housebound.
United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration - Compensation & PensionUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration
United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration - eBenefitseBenefits is a service of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense. eBenefits is a portal and a central location for Veterans, Service Members, and their families to research, find, access, and manage their benefits and personal information. eBenefits offers:
  • A personalized workspace called My Dashboard that provides quick access to eBenefits tools. Using eBenefits tools, you can complete various tasks. You can apply for benefits, download your DD 214, view your benefits status, in addition to other actions as needed. This workspace is available to you once you have created an eBenefits account,
  • Acceess to the National Resource Directory - A catalog of links to other sites that provide information about military and veteran benefits.
  • Access to the Veterans Employment Center - A searchable veterans job bank, job seekers resources and service, a skills translator and resume builder.
United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration - eBenefitsUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration
US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Compensation and Pension BenefitsAdministers veterans compensation and other benefits including those for veterans with service-connected disabilities and veterans with limited income. Benefit programs include education and training for veterans, home loans, dependents and survivors' benefits, burial and memorial benefits, and insurance.United States Department of Veterans AffairsUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs
Veteran Affairs, York County08/2018: In light of recent events, the PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (PDMVA) might be able to offer a onetime benefit payment (up to a max of $1,600). All honorably discharged veterans should contact their county Veterans Affairs office for qualifications and processing. --------------------- The County Of York, Veterans Affairs is an advocate dedicated to serving veterans and their families or the survivors of veterans. This service includes assisting veterans and dependents when applying for federal, state, and county benefits and all other rights to which they are entitled in the most expedient manner possible; providing support to county veterans' service organizations, promoting public recognition of us veterans and fostering one-hundred percent americanism and patriotism. Individual counseling for veterans and dependents, and survivors of veterans. Assist in obtaining military administrative & medical records, and military discharges Emergency referral services Process both federal & state benefits & assistance program applications (monetary, educational, disability, burial, memorials, monuments, etc) Administers county burial benefits program Administers the purchase & distribution of memorial flags and flag markers Administers the recording of military discharges Administers vets emergency assistance program Provides assistance in obtaining transportation Transportation can be provided In-home services are available Outreach locations: New Freedom at the South Central Senior Community Center, 150 E. Main St., 2nd Thursday of the month, 8:30 am - 12 noon Red Lion at the Red Lion Area Senior Center, 20c Gotham Place, 3rd Wednesday of the month, 8 am - 2 pm Greater Hanover area Family Center at the Hanover Chapter Of The American Red Cross, 1st and 3rd Fridays 8:30 am - 3 pm. Stewartstown at the American Legion Post 455, 4th Friday 8:30 am - 3 pm Dillsburg at the American Legion Post 26, 301 route 15 south, Dillsburg 1st and 3rd Tuesday (717) 502-8900, York County GovernmentYorkYork County Department of Veteran AffairsCounty Administration, York County Government
Veterans Advocates GroupVeterans Advocates Group is a group of VA Accredited Agents that exclusively represents disabled veterans and their dependents seeking compensation/pension benefits. Veterans Advocates Group is owned by two VA Accredited Claims Agents that are also disabled Veterans. They focus exclusively on Veterans disability claims. They are located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but represent Veteran’s and their families worldwide. They understand how frustrating it is to go through the compensation/pension process because they themselves have already gone through the VA system They offer representation to veterans and their dependents at the Regional Office (RO) level and the Board of Veterans Appeals (BVA) level of the VA administrative process. AlleghenyVeterans Advocates GroupVeterans Advocates Group
Veterans Affairs - Bradford CountyServices of this office include burial assistance, records maintenance, providing grave markers, flags and holders for all County veterans graves and financial assistance to county cemeteries holding veterans. State benefits applied for through this office include tax exemption and educational assistance for 100% disabled veterans, emergency assistance, applications for the blind, paralyzed veterans and veterans homes. Federal Veterans Benefits applied for through this office include health care, service connected compensation, pension assistance for disabled unemployable veterans and counseling for surviving family members and returning veterans.BradfordBradford County Veterans' AffairsBradford County Government
Veterans Affairs - Luzerne CountyServices of this office include burial assistance, records maintenance, providing grave markers, flags and holders for all County veterans graves and financial assistance to county cemeteries holding veterans. State benefits applied for through this office include tax exemption and educational assistance for 100% disabled veterans, emergency assistance, applications for the blind, paralyzed veterans and veterans homes. Federal Veterans Benefits applied for through this office include health care, service connected compensation, pension assistance for disabled unemployable veterans and counseling for surviving family members and returning veterans.LuzerneLuzerne County Veterans' AffairsLuzerne County Government
Veterans Affairs Office - Clinton CountyPersonal service is given to every veteran and dependent regarding pensions, insurances, schooling, hospitalization, medical benefits, home loans, counseling services, grave registration, and cooperation with local funeral directors regarding burials. American flags and standards are provided for veterans grave sites. The office maintains an open door policy, attempting to address every problem on an individual basis, and when necessary, making home visits in cases of disability. Veterans no longer able to care for their personal needs are helped with placement in available Veterans homes. In cases where the veteran or his dependent is home bound, application for Aid and Attendance, or home bound benefits are provided. The obligation of this office is to make certain that all veterans and their dependents are accorded the full benefits due them in compliance with Federal, State, and County Law, upon proof of eligibility for said benefits.ClintonClinton County Office of Veterans AffairsClinton County Government
Veterans Services - Lycoming CountyProvides assistance to Lycoming County veterans and/or their family members with getting the local, state and federal benefits for which they are eligible. County veterans' benefits can include:
  • Registration of discharge documents
  • Burial allowance, grave markers and flag holders, grave maintenance
  • Assistance with obtaining a Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) Rapid ID card, which is necessary to receive health care
    • State veterans' benefits can include:
      • Real estate tax exemption
      • Blind veterans' pension
      • Paralyzed veterans' pension
      • Educational gratuity program
      • Emergency assistance
      • Persian Gulf veterans' compensation
      • State Nursing Homes for veterans
        • Federal veterans' benefits can include:
          • Healthcare services
          • Compensation and pensions
          • Vocational rehabilitation and employment
          • GI Bill
          • Home guaranteed loans
          • Burial and memorial benefits
          • VA live insurance
          • Replacement of DD214s and other Military Records
LycomingOffice of Veterans Affairs - Lycoming CountyLycoming County Government

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