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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Allegheny County Department of Veterans ServicesThe Allegheny County Department of Veterans Services provides assistance in applying for county, state and federal veteran’s benefits. Veterans Services provides a wide range of benefits, resources and assistance.
County benefits include:
  • Burial Allowance
  • Burial Plots
  • Headstones and Installation Allowances
  • Flags and Emblem Markers
  • Safeguard DD-214
For more information visit Allegheny County Department of Veterans Services - County Benefits
State benefits include:
  • Blind Veterans Pension
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Educational Gratuity
  • Paralyzed Veterans Pension
  • Real Property Tax Exemption
  • State Veterans Home System
  • Widow's Real Property Tax Exemption
For more information visit Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Federal benefits include:
  • Disability Compensation
  • eBenefits
  • Education & Training
  • GI Bill
  • Healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • Mortgage Delinquency Assistance
  • Pension
  • Survivor Benefits (DIC)
  • VA Guaranteed Home Loans
  • VetSuccess
For more information visit VA Benefits in Brief
AlleghenyAllegheny County Department of Veterans ServicesPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Armstrong County Veterans AffairsThe Armstrong County Veterans Affairs Office provides assistance in applying for county, state and federal veteran’s benefits. Veterans Services provides a wide range of benefits, resources and assistance.
County benefits include:
  • Burial Allowance
  • Burial Plots
  • Headstones and Installation Allowances
  • Flags and Emblem Markers
  • Safeguard DD-214
For more information visit Armstrong County Veterans Affairs Office
State benefits include:
  • Blind Veterans Pension
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Educational Gratuity
  • Paralyzed Veterans Pension
  • Real Property Tax Exemption
  • State Veterans Home System
  • Widow's Real Property Tax Exemption
For more information visit Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Federal benefits include:
  • Disability Compensation
  • eBenefits
  • Education & Training
  • GI Bill
  • Healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • Mortgage Delinquency Assistance
  • Pension
  • Survivor Benefits (DIC)
  • VA Guaranteed Home Loans
  • VetSuccess
For more information visit VA Benefits in Brief
ArmstrongArmstrong County Veterans AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Beaver County Department of Veterans AffairsThe Beaver County Department of Veterans Affairs provides assistance in applying for county, state and federal veteran’s benefits. Veterans Services provides a wide range of benefits, resources and assistance.
County benefits include:
  • Burial Allowance
  • Burial Plots
  • Headstones and Installation Allowances
  • Flags and Emblem Markers
  • Safeguard DD-214
For more information visit Beaver County Department of Veterans Affairs
State benefits include:
  • Blind Veterans Pension
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Educational Gratuity
  • Paralyzed Veterans Pension
  • Real Property Tax Exemption
  • State Veterans Home System
  • Widow's Real Property Tax Exemption
For more information visit Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Federal benefits include:
  • Disability Compensation
  • eBenefits
  • Education & Training
  • GI Bill
  • Healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • Mortgage Delinquency Assistance
  • Pension
  • Survivor Benefits (DIC)
  • VA Guaranteed Home Loans
  • VetSuccess
For more information visit VA Benefits in Brief
BeaverBeaver County Department of Veterans AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Butler County Veteran ServicesButler County Veteran Services provides assistance in applying for county, state and federal veteran benefits. Butler County Veteran Services provides a wide range of benefits, resources and assistance. This office has highly trained and skilled VSOs that file service-connection claims and non-service connected claims (NSC)with the Department of Veterans Affairs. They are trained by the Department of Veterans and accredited by PA Military and Veterans Affairs. Some have multiple accreditations.
County benefits include:
  • Burial Allowance
  • Headstones(Federal) and Installation Allowances
  • Flags and Emblem Markers
  • Safeguard DD-214
For more information visit Butler County Veteran Services
Butler County Veteran Services State benefits include:
  • Blind Veterans Pension
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Educational Gratuity
  • Paralyzed Veterans Pension
  • Real Property Tax Exemption
  • State Veterans Home System
For more information visit
Federal benefits include:
  • Disability Compensation
  • Education & Training
  • GI Bill
  • POST 911 Bill
  • Healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • VA Mortgage Assistance
  • VA Pension
  • Survivor Benefits (DIC)
  • VA Guaranteed Home Loans
For more information visit VA Services of Butler County
ButlerButler County Veterans ServicesPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Chester County Veterans' AffairsThe Chester County Veterans' Affairs Office provides assistance in applying for county, state and federal veteran’s benefits. Veterans Services provides a wide range of benefits, resources and assistance.
County benefits include:
  • Burial Allowance
  • Burial Plots
  • Headstones and Installation Allowances
  • Flags and Emblem Markers
  • Safeguard DD-214
For more information visit Armstrong County Veterans Affairs Office
State benefits include:
  • Blind Veterans Pension
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Educational Gratuity
  • Paralyzed Veterans Pension
  • Real Property Tax Exemption
  • State Veterans Home System
  • Widow's Real Property Tax Exemption
For more information visit Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Federal benefits include:
  • Disability Compensation
  • eBenefits
  • Education & Training
  • GI Bill
  • Healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • Mortgage Delinquency Assistance
  • Pension
  • Survivor Benefits (DIC)
  • VA Guaranteed Home Loans
  • VetSuccess
For more information visit VA Benefits in Brief
ChesterChester County Veterans' AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Defense Centers of Excellence Outreach CenterThe Defense Centers of Excellence Outreach Center has trained, professional health resource consultants with expertise in psychological health and traumatic brain injury that will respond to your specific questions and needs. If we can’t answer your question, we will be sure to connect you to someone that can, whether it’s within the Department of Defense, other federal agencies or a civilian/community organization. Information provided byThe DCoE Outreach Center was created to provide information on psychological health and traumatic brain injury. It does not function as a treatment or counseling center and cannot provide medical advice.Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain InjuryUnited States Department of Defense
Delaware County Veterans AffairsThe Delaware County Veterans Affairs Office provides assistance in applying for county, state and federal veteran’s benefits. Veterans Services provides a wide range of benefits, resources and assistance.
County benefits include:
  • Burial Allowance
  • Burial Plots
  • Headstones and Installation Allowances
  • Flags and Emblem Markers
  • Safeguard DD-214
For more information visit Armstrong County Veterans Affairs Office
State benefits include:
  • Blind Veterans Pension
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Educational Gratuity
  • Paralyzed Veterans Pension
  • Real Property Tax Exemption
  • State Veterans Home System
  • Widow's Real Property Tax Exemption
For more information visit Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Federal benefits include:
  • Disability Compensation
  • eBenefits
  • Education & Training
  • GI Bill
  • Healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • Mortgage Delinquency Assistance
  • Pension
  • Survivor Benefits (DIC)
  • VA Guaranteed Home Loans
  • VetSuccess
For more information visit VA Benefits in Brief
DelawareDelaware County Veterans AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Fayette County Veterans AffairsFayette County Veterans Affairs provides assistance in applying for county, state and federal veteran’s benefits. Veterans Services provides a wide range of benefits, resources and assistance.
County benefits include:
  • Burial Allowance
  • Burial Plots
  • Headstones and Installation Allowances
  • Flags and Emblem Markers
  • Safeguard DD-214
For more information visit Fayette County Veterans Affairs
State benefits include:
  • Blind Veterans Pension
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Educational Gratuity
  • Paralyzed Veterans Pension
  • Real Property Tax Exemption
  • State Veterans Home System
  • Widow's Real Property Tax Exemption
For more information visit Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Federal benefits include:
  • Disability Compensation
  • eBenefits
  • Education & Training
  • GI Bill
  • Healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • Mortgage Delinquency Assistance
  • Pension
  • Survivor Benefits (DIC)
  • VA Guaranteed Home Loans
  • VetSuccess
For more information visit VA Benefits in Brief
FayetteFayette County Veterans AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Greene County Veterans Affairs OfficeGreene County Veterans Affairs provides assistance in applying for county, state and federal veteran’s benefits. Veterans Services provides a wide range of benefits, resources and assistance.
County benefits include:
  • Burial Allowance
  • Burial Plots
  • Headstones and Installation Allowances
  • Flags and Emblem Markers
  • Safeguard DD-214
For more information visit Greene County Veterans Affairs
State benefits include:
  • Blind Veterans Pension
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Educational Gratuity
  • Paralyzed Veterans Pension
  • Real Property Tax Exemption
  • State Veterans Home System
  • Widow's Real Property Tax Exemption
For more information visit Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Federal benefits include:
  • Disability Compensation
  • eBenefits
  • Education & Training
  • GI Bill
  • Healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • Mortgage Delinquency Assistance
  • Pension
  • Survivor Benefits (DIC)
  • VA Guaranteed Home Loans
  • VetSuccess
For more information visit VA Benefits in Brief
GreeneGreene County Veterans Affairs OfficePennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Indiana County Department of Veterans AffairsThe Indiana County Department of Veterans Affairs provides assistance in applying for county, state and federal veteran’s benefits. Veterans Services provides a wide range of benefits, resources and assistance.
County benefits include:
  • Burial Allowance
  • Burial Plots
  • Headstones and Installation Allowances
  • Flags and Emblem Markers
  • Safeguard DD-214
For more information visit Indiana County Department of Veterans Affairs
State benefits include:
  • Blind Veterans Pension
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Educational Gratuity
  • Paralyzed Veterans Pension
  • Real Property Tax Exemption
  • State Veterans Home System
  • Widow's Real Property Tax Exemption
For more information visit Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Federal benefits include:
  • Disability Compensation
  • eBenefits
  • Education & Training
  • GI Bill
  • Healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • Mortgage Delinquency Assistance
  • Pension
  • Survivor Benefits (DIC)
  • VA Guaranteed Home Loans
  • VetSuccess
For more information visit VA Benefits in Brief
IndianaIndiana County Department of Veterans AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Lawrence County Department of Veterans AffairsThe Lawrence County Department of Veterans Affairs provides assistance in applying for county, state and federal veteran’s benefits. Veterans Services provides a wide range of benefits, resources and assistance.
County benefits include:
  • Burial Allowance
  • Burial Plots
  • Headstones and Installation Allowances
  • Flags and Emblem Markers
  • Safeguard DD-214
For more information visit Lawrence County Department of Veterans Affairs
State benefits include:
  • Blind Veterans Pension
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Educational Gratuity
  • Paralyzed Veterans Pension
  • Real Property Tax Exemption
  • State Veterans Home System
  • Widow's Real Property Tax Exemption
For more information visit Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Federal benefits include:
  • Disability Compensation
  • eBenefits
  • Education & Training
  • GI Bill
  • Healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • Mortgage Delinquency Assistance
  • Pension
  • Survivor Benefits (DIC)
  • VA Guaranteed Home Loans
  • VetSuccess
For more information visit VA Benefits in Brief
LawrenceLawrence County Department of Veterans AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Mercer County Veterans AffairsMercer County Veterans Affairs provides assistance in applying for county, state and federal veteran’s benefits. Veterans Services provides a wide range of benefits, resources and assistance.
County benefits include:
  • Burial Allowance
  • Burial Plots
  • Headstones and Installation Allowances
  • Flags and Emblem Markers
  • Safeguard DD-214
For more information visit Mercer County Veterans Affairs
State benefits include:
  • Blind Veterans Pension
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Educational Gratuity
  • Paralyzed Veterans Pension
  • Real Property Tax Exemption
  • State Veterans Home System
  • Widow's Real Property Tax Exemption
For more information visit Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Federal benefits include:
  • Disability Compensation
  • eBenefits
  • Education & Training
  • GI Bill
  • Healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • Mortgage Delinquency Assistance
  • Pension
  • Survivor Benefits (DIC)
  • VA Guaranteed Home Loans
  • VetSuccess
For more information visit VA Benefits in Brief
MercerMercer County Veterans AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Montgomery County Veterans AffairsThe Montgomery County Veterans Affairs Office provides assistance in applying for county, state and federal veteran’s benefits. Veterans Services provides a wide range of benefits, resources and assistance.
County benefits include:
  • Burial Allowance
  • Burial Plots
  • Headstones and Installation Allowances
  • Flags and Emblem Markers
  • Safeguard DD-214
For more information visit Armstrong County Veterans Affairs Office
State benefits include:
  • Blind Veterans Pension
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Educational Gratuity
  • Paralyzed Veterans Pension
  • Real Property Tax Exemption
  • State Veterans Home System
  • Widow's Real Property Tax Exemption
For more information visit Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Federal benefits include:
  • Disability Compensation
  • eBenefits
  • Education & Training
  • GI Bill
  • Healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • Mortgage Delinquency Assistance
  • Pension
  • Survivor Benefits (DIC)
  • VA Guaranteed Home Loans
  • VetSuccess
For more information visit VA Benefits in Brief
MontgomeryMontgomery County Veterans AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Nuclear Regulatory CommissionREGULATES US COMMERCIAL NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS AND THE CIVILIAN USE OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS INFORMATION ON NUCLEAR POWER TO REPORT A SAFETY OR SECURITY CONCERN TO REPORT WASTE, FRAUD OR ABUSENuclear Regulatory CommissionNuclear Regulatory Commission
Office of the Taxpayer AdvocateHandles tips and complaints about misuse of state tax dollars, including alleged welfare fraud and abuse of funds by school districts, local municipalities, and state agencies. Complaints can be on any agency receiving state money. Does not audit state legislature.DauphinOffice of the Taxpayer AdvocateOffice of the Taxpayer Advocate
Pennsylvania National Guard - Family Assistance - Region 1Provides local support to service and family members. Provides information, resources, and referral services to service members and their families that arise as a result of military service. Joint Family Support Assistance Programs provide or coordinate the delivery of high-quality family readiness services to active duty, Guard, and Reserve members and their families, targeting those who are geographically dispersed from a military installation. Programs include:
  • Personal Financial Counselor - Provides direct financial readiness education and counseling services to eligible Service members and their Families. (202) 604-3592 or pajfsap@gmail.com,
  • Military One Source - Provides information and referral services, as well as promote a sense of military community among the geographically dispersed service and family members.717.461.0429,
  • American Red Cross - Access to financial assistance, emergency communication services, support to military Families. 1.800.733.2767,
  • Penn State Extension Military Youth Program - Supports the children and youth of the National Guard, Reserves and Active Duty. 814.865.2264,
  • American Legion Temporary Financial Assistance,
  • Armed Forces Foundation,
  • EANGUS We Care For America Grant,
  • Operation Home front,
  • USA Cares,
Visit website for additional family assistance partners, resources and organizations.
VenangoPennsylvania National GuardPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Pennsylvania National Guard - Family Assistance - Region 10Provides local support to service and family members. Provides information, resources, and referral services to service members and their families that arise as a result of military service. Joint Family Support Assistance Programs provide or coordinate the delivery of high-quality family readiness services to active duty, Guard, and Reserve members and their families, targeting those who are geographically dispersed from a military installation. Programs include:
  • Personal Financial Counselor - Provides direct financial readiness education and counseling services to eligible Service members and their Families. (202) 604-3592 or pajfsap@gmail.com,
  • Military One Source - Provides information and referral services, as well as promote a sense of military community among the geographically dispersed service and family members.717.461.0429,
  • American Red Cross - Access to financial assistance, emergency communication services, support to military Families. 1.800.733.2767,
  • Penn State Extension Military Youth Program - Supports the children and youth of the National Guard, Reserves and Active Duty. 814.865.2264,
  • American Legion Temporary Financial Assistance,
  • Armed Forces Foundation,
  • EANGUS We Care For America Grant,
  • Operation Home front,
  • USA Cares,
Visit website for additional family assistance partners, resources and organizations.
MifflinPennsylvania National GuardPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Pennsylvania National Guard - Family Assistance - Region 11Provides local support to service and family members. Provides information, resources, and referral services to service members and their families that arise as a result of military service. Joint Family Support Assistance Programs provide or coordinate the delivery of high-quality family readiness services to active duty, Guard, and Reserve members and their families, targeting those who are geographically dispersed from a military installation. Programs include:
  • Personal Financial Counselor - Provides direct financial readiness education and counseling services to eligible Service members and their Families. (202) 604-3592 or pajfsap@gmail.com,
  • Military One Source - Provides information and referral services, as well as promote a sense of military community among the geographically dispersed service and family members.717.461.0429,
  • American Red Cross - Access to financial assistance, emergency communication services, support to military Families. 1.800.733.2767,
  • Penn State Extension Military Youth Program - Supports the children and youth of the National Guard, Reserves and Active Duty. 814.865.2264,
  • American Legion Temporary Financial Assistance,
  • Armed Forces Foundation,
  • EANGUS We Care For America Grant,
  • Operation Home front,
  • USA Cares,
Visit website for additional family assistance partners, resources and organizations.
CambriaPennsylvania National GuardPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Pennsylvania National Guard - Family Assistance - Region 12Provides local support to service and family members. Provides information, resources, and referral services to service members and their families that arise as a result of military service. Joint Family Support Assistance Programs provide or coordinate the delivery of high-quality family readiness services to active duty, Guard, and Reserve members and their families, targeting those who are geographically dispersed from a military installation. Programs include:
  • Personal Financial Counselor - Provides direct financial readiness education and counseling services to eligible Service members and their Families. (202) 604-3592 or pajfsap@gmail.com,
  • Military One Source - Provides information and referral services, as well as promote a sense of military community among the geographically dispersed service and family members.717.461.0429,
  • American Red Cross - Access to financial assistance, emergency communication services, support to military Families. 1.800.733.2767,
  • Penn State Extension Military Youth Program - Supports the children and youth of the National Guard, Reserves and Active Duty. 814.865.2264,
  • American Legion Temporary Financial Assistance,
  • Armed Forces Foundation,
  • EANGUS We Care For America Grant,
  • Operation Home front,
  • USA Cares,
Visit website for additional family assistance partners, resources and organizations.
WestmorelandPennsylvania National GuardPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Pennsylvania National Guard - Family Assistance - Region 13Provides local support to service and family members of any branch regardless of their status. Provides information, resources, and referral services to service members and their families that arise as a result of military service. Family Assistance Center Specialist provide references and referrals to active duty, Guard, and Reserve members and their families, targeting those who are geographically dispersed from a military installation. Programs include: Financial Application Assistance, DEERS/ID Cards, TriCare, Crisis Intervention, and Legal, Community Resources. Visit website for additional family assistance partners, resources and organizations. WashingtonPennsylvania National GuardPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Pennsylvania National Guard - Family Assistance - Region 2Provides local support to service and family members. Provides information, resources, and referral services to service members and their families that arise as a result of military service. Joint Family Support Assistance Programs provide or coordinate the delivery of high-quality family readiness services to active duty, Guard, and Reserve members and their families, targeting those who are geographically dispersed from a military installation. Programs include:
  • Personal Financial Counselor - Provides direct financial readiness education and counseling services to eligible Service members and their Families. (202) 604-3592 or pajfsap@gmail.com,
  • Military One Source - Provides information and referral services, as well as promote a sense of military community among the geographically dispersed service and family members.717.461.0429,
  • American Red Cross - Access to financial assistance, emergency communication services, support to military Families. 1.800.733.2767,
  • Penn State Extension Military Youth Program - Supports the children and youth of the National Guard, Reserves and Active Duty. 814.865.2264,
  • American Legion Temporary Financial Assistance,
  • Armed Forces Foundation,
  • EANGUS We Care For America Grant,
  • Operation Home front,
  • USA Cares,
Visit website for additional family assistance partners, resources and organizations.
LycomingPennsylvania National GuardPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Pennsylvania National Guard - Family Assistance - Region 3Provides local support to service and family members. Provides information, resources, and referral services to service members and their families that arise as a result of military service. Joint Family Support Assistance Programs provide or coordinate the delivery of high-quality family readiness services to active duty, Guard, and Reserve members and their families, targeting those who are geographically dispersed from a military installation. Programs include: Personal Financial Counselor - Provides direct financial readiness education and counseling services to eligible Service members and their Families. (202) 604-3592 or pajfsap@gmail.com, Military One Source - Provides information and referral services, as well as promote a sense of military community among the geographically dispersed service and family members.717.461.0429, American Red Cross - Access to financial assistance, emergency communication services, support to military Families. 1.800.733.2767, Penn State Extension Military Youth Program - Supports the children and youth of the National Guard, Reserves and Active Duty. 814.865.2264, American Legion Temporary Financial Assistance,Armed Forces Foundation, EANGUS We Care For America Grant, Operation Home front, USA Cares, Visit website for additional family assistance partners, resources and organizations.LackawannaPennsylvania National GuardPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Pennsylvania National Guard - Family Assistance - Region 5Provides local support to service and family members. Provides information, resources, and referral services to service members and their families that arise as a result of military service. Joint Family Support Assistance Programs provide or coordinate the delivery of high-quality family readiness services to active duty, Guard, and Reserve members and their families, targeting those who are geographically dispersed from a military installation. Programs include:
  • Personal Financial Counselor - Provides direct financial readiness education and counseling services to eligible Service members and their Families. (202) 604-3592 or pajfsap@gmail.com,
  • Military One Source - Provides information and referral services, as well as promote a sense of military community among the geographically dispersed service and family members.717.461.0429,
  • American Red Cross - Access to financial assistance, emergency communication services, support to military Families. 1.800.733.2767,
  • Penn State Extension Military Youth Program - Supports the children and youth of the National Guard, Reserves and Active Duty. 814.865.2264,
  • American Legion Temporary Financial Assistance,
  • Armed Forces Foundation,
  • EANGUS We Care For America Grant,
  • Operation Home front,
  • USA Cares,
Visit website for additional family assistance partners, resources and organizations.
PhiladelphiaPennsylvania National GuardPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Pennsylvania National Guard - Family Assistance - Region 6Provides local support to service and family members. Provides information, resources, and referral services to service members and their families that arise as a result of military service. Joint Family Support Assistance Programs provide or coordinate the delivery of high-quality family readiness services to active duty, Guard, and Reserve members and their families, targeting those who are geographically dispersed from a military installation. Programs include:
  • Personal Financial Counselor - Provides direct financial readiness education and counseling services to eligible Service members and their Families. (202) 604-3592 or pajfsap@gmail.com,
  • Military One Source - Provides information and referral services, as well as promote a sense of military community among the geographically dispersed service and family members.717.461.0429,
  • American Red Cross - Access to financial assistance, emergency communication services, support to military Families. 1.800.733.2767,
  • Penn State Extension Military Youth Program - Supports the children and youth of the National Guard, Reserves and Active Duty. 814.865.2264,
  • American Legion Temporary Financial Assistance,
  • Armed Forces Foundation,
  • EANGUS We Care For America Grant,
  • Operation Home front,
  • USA Cares,
Visit website for additional family assistance partners, resources and organizations.
BerksPennsylvania National GuardPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Pennsylvania National Guard - Family Assistance - Region 8Provides local support to service and family members. Provides information, resources, and referral services to service members and their families that arise as a result of military service. Joint Family Support Assistance Programs provide or coordinate the delivery of high-quality family readiness services to active duty, Guard, and Reserve members and their families, targeting those who are geographically dispersed from a military installation. Programs include:
  • Personal Financial Counselor - Provides direct financial readiness education and counseling services to eligible Service members and their Families. (202) 604-3592 or pajfsap@gmail.com,
  • Military One Source - Provides information and referral services, as well as promote a sense of military community among the geographically dispersed service and family members.717.461.0429,
  • American Red Cross - Access to financial assistance, emergency communication services, support to military Families. 1.800.733.2767,
  • Penn State Extension Military Youth Program - Supports the children and youth of the National Guard, Reserves and Active Duty. 814.865.2264,
  • American Legion Temporary Financial Assistance,
  • Armed Forces Foundation,
  • EANGUS We Care For America Grant,
  • Operation Home front,
  • USA Cares,
Visit website for additional family assistance partners, resources and organizations.
MontourPennsylvania National GuardPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Pennsylvania National Guard - Family Assistance - Region 9Provides local support to service and family members. Provides information, resources, and referral services to service members and their families that arise as a result of military service. Joint Family Support Assistance Programs provide or coordinate the delivery of high-quality family readiness services to active duty, Guard, and Reserve members and their families, targeting those who are geographically dispersed from a military installation. Programs include:
  • Personal Financial Counselor - Provides direct financial readiness education and counseling services to eligible Service members and their Families. (202) 604-3592 or pajfsap@gmail.com,
  • Military One Source - Provides information and referral services, as well as promote a sense of military community among the geographically dispersed service and family members.717.461.0429,
  • American Red Cross - Access to financial assistance, emergency communication services, support to military Families. 1.800.733.2767,
  • Penn State Extension Military Youth Program - Supports the children and youth of the National Guard, Reserves and Active Duty. 814.865.2264,
  • American Legion Temporary Financial Assistance,
  • Armed Forces Foundation,
  • EANGUS We Care For America Grant,
  • Operation Home front,
  • USA Cares,
Visit website for additional family assistance partners, resources and organizations.
CumberlandPennsylvania National GuardPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Philadelphia Veterans Advisory CommissionThe Philadelphia Veterans Advisory Commission provides assistance in applying for county, state and federal veteran’s benefits. Veterans Services provides a wide range of benefits, resources and assistance.
County benefits include:
  • Burial Allowance
  • Burial Plots
  • Headstones and Installation Allowances
  • Flags and Emblem Markers
  • Safeguard DD-214
For more information visit Armstrong County Veterans Affairs Office
State benefits include:
  • Blind Veterans Pension
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Educational Gratuity
  • Paralyzed Veterans Pension
  • Real Property Tax Exemption
  • State Veterans Home System
  • Widow's Real Property Tax Exemption
For more information visit Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Federal benefits include:
  • Disability Compensation
  • eBenefits
  • Education & Training
  • GI Bill
  • Healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • Mortgage Delinquency Assistance
  • Pension
  • Survivor Benefits (DIC)
  • VA Guaranteed Home Loans
  • VetSuccess
For more information visit VA Benefits in Brief
PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Veterans Advisory CommissionPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran 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.
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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 - 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.
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USA.govUSA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal. USA.gov links to websites that provide useful, timely, citizen-centered government information and services consistent with our linking policy. USA.gov searches across all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government websites. Most government websites end in .gov or .mil, but many end in .com, .org, .edu, or other top-level domains.USA.govUSA.gov
Washington County Veterans AffairsWashington County Veterans Affairs provides assistance in applying for county, state and federal veteran’s benefits. Veterans Services provides a wide range of benefits, resources and assistance.
County benefits include:
  • Burial Allowance
  • Burial Plots
  • Headstones and Installation Allowances
  • Flags and Emblem Markers
  • Safeguard DD-214
For more information visit Washington County Veterans Affairs
State benefits include:
  • Blind Veterans Pension
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Educational Gratuity
  • Paralyzed Veterans Pension
  • Real Property Tax Exemption
  • State Veterans Home System
  • Widow's Real Property Tax Exemption
For more information visit Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Federal benefits include:
  • Disability Compensation
  • eBenefits
  • Education & Training
  • GI Bill
  • Healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • Mortgage Delinquency Assistance
  • Pension
  • Survivor Benefits (DIC)
  • VA Guaranteed Home Loans
  • VetSuccess
For more information visit VA Benefits in Brief
WashingtonWashington County Veterans AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Westmoreland County Office of Veterans AffairsThe Westmoreland County Office of Veterans Affairs provides assistance in applying for county, state and federal veterans's benefits. We provide a wide range of services and information for veterans and eligible dependents. County benefits include:
  • Burial Allowance
  • Burial Plots
  • Headstones and Installation Allowances
  • Flags and Emblem Markers
  • Safeguard DD-214
For more information visit Westmoreland County Office of Veterans Affairs
State benefits include:
  • Blind Veterans Pension
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Educational Gratuity
  • Paralyzed Veterans Pension
  • Real Property Tax Exemption
  • State Veterans Home System
  • Widow's Real Property Tax Exemption
For more information visit Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Federal benefits include:
  • Disability Compensation
  • eBenefits
  • Education & Training
  • GI Bill
  • Healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • Mortgage Delinquency Assistance
  • Pension
  • Survivor Benefits (DIC)
  • VA Guaranteed Home Loans
  • VetSuccess
For more information visit VA Benefits in Brief
WestmorelandWestmoreland County Office of Veterans AffairsPennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs

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