Veteran Benefits: The Ultimate List
If you or a loved one is a veteran in need of services to pay for education, housing, healthcare, and more, you will be pleased to find out that there are various programs that exist to assist not only veterans of the military, but veterans who also are of a certain age, disability, sexual orientation, minority and more. Here are all the benefits offered to US veterans.
Veterans Employment Center – A website offering vocational services for veterans.
VOW to Hire Heroes Act – Lowers employment among U.S. veterans.
GI Bill Education Benefits– Covers education tuition for undergraduates.
Education And Career Counseling – A program offering vocational services for veterans.
Home Loans – Guaranteed private lender loans for home ownership to veterans.
Interest Rate Reduction/Refinance Loan – Ability to lower the interest rate be becoming a veteran.
Veterans Group Life Insurance – Affordable life insurance at VA insurance companies.
Healthcare – Free healthcare at VA medical facilities.
MyHealth eVet – A website granting veterans easy access to their medical information.
Burial/Memorial Services – Free services in a VA cemetery.
Vocational Rehabilitation Services – A program offering vocational services for disabled veterans.
Special Housing Grants – Grants that allow veterans to buy or remodel a home that is more catered to their special needs.
Disability Pension – Tax-free compensation for disabled veterans unable to find work.
Education Benefits For Relatives or Family Members – Family members of fully disabled veterans can receive full-time education for up to 45 months.
Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance – Assistance program helping disabled veterans pay off mortgages.
Aid And Attendance – Pension for elderly veterans who are stationed in a nursing home.
Housebound – Pension for elderly veterans who are not able to leave their homes.
Center For Women Veterans – A program offering health benefits to female veterans.
Women Veteran Coordinators – A coordinator who offers help and assistance to female veterans seeking benefits.
VA Health Care For Women Veterans – Free care for female veterans suffering from injury and chronic illnesses.
Military Sexual Trauma Care – Free service for female veterans suffering from trauma from sexual assault or harassment while in the military.
National Call Center For Homeless Veterans – Services for veterans who are or are soon to be homeless.
Homeless Veterans Outreach Coordinator – Services for veterans who are or are soon to be homeless.
Housing Assistance For Veterans – A program to assist in veterans to help pay for home purchases.
Foreclosure Assistance For Veterans that have VA-Guaranteed Home Loans – Provides assistance for veterans who are subject to foreclosure.
Eligibility Assistance – Provides vocational benefits and pension for veterans who have been incarcerated.
Healthcare For Reentry Veterans – Prevents incarcerated veterans from becoming homeless following release from prison.
Veteran Justice Outreach – Services that provide incarcerated veterans with help from mental and substance abuse.
Minority Veterans Program Coordinator – Vocational benefits for veterans of a different race than caucasian.
Native American Direct Loan Program – Housing grants for Native American veterans.
Same-Sex Beneficiaries – Education, insurance, and burial services for LGBT veterans.
Veterans Living In Other Countries
Foreign Medical Program – Health benefits for disabled veterans living in another country, except for the Philippines.
VA Philippines Facility – Free healthcare for US veterans living in the Philippines.
POW Veterans Outreach Coordinators – Former prisoners of war have eligibility for most of the same programs as any other veteran receives.