Department Of Veterans Affairs

Veteran Services

For All Your Veteran Benefits Questions: The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs can be reached at 800-827-1000, or online.Your Very Own Advocate: The Washington Department of Veterans Affairs ranks among the nation’s leaders in the satisfaction of veterans claims submitted to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. For more information contact Washington Department of Veterans Affairs, 505 E. Union #150/ P.O. Box 41155, Olympia, WA 98504; 360-586-1070; 800-562-2308.

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Money for Vietnam Veterans to Go to School

(Post-Vietnam Era Veterans’ Educational Assistance 64.120)
Post-Vietnam veterans who entered the Armed Services between 1977 and 1985 may be eligible for funds to obtain a college degree or vocational training. Through this program, the government matches $2 for every $1 the serviceman contributes. Contact your local or regional Veterans Affairs office for additional information or application materials. Contact Department of Veterans Affairs, Central Office, Washington, DC 20420; 202-273-7132, 800-827-1000; Continue reading

Money for Retired Veterans to Go to School

(All-Volunteer Force Educational Assistance 64.124)
Honorably discharged veterans can take advantage of the Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty benefits, which provides funds to pursue professional or vocational education, and even covers correspondence courses.? Veterans can receive a monthly stipend while attending school, with the amount varying depending upon date of entry into the service and length of service. Additional information and application materials are available through any regional Veterans Affairs office. Contact Department of Veterans Affairs, Central Office, Washington, DC 20420; 202-273-7132, 800-827-1000; Continue reading

48000 Grant for Veterans to Adapt Their Home for a Disability

Called the Specially Adapted Housing for Disabled Veterans Programs and referred to as Program #64.106 in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, this program provides grants to certain severely disabled veterans acquire a home which is suitably adapted to meet the special needs of their disabilities. Contact your local Veterans Administration office at Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC 20420, 202-273-7390

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Money for Spouses and Children of Deceased or Disabled Veterans to Go to School

(Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance 64.117)
The program provides partial support to those seeking to advance their education who are qualifying spouses, surviving spouses, or children of deceased or disabled veterans who, as a result of their military service, have a permanent and total (100 percent) service connected disability, or a service personnel who have been listed for a total of more than 90 days as currently Missing in Action, or as Prisoners of War. Spouse, surviving spouse, or child of a deceased or disabled veteran can receive monthly payments to be used for tuition, books, subsistence, for courses, training, or college. Benefits may be awarded for pursuit of associate, bachelor, or graduate degrees at colleges and universities, as well as study at business, technical, or vocational schools. Contact Department of Veterans Affairs, Central Office, Washington, DC 20420; 202-273-7132, 800-827-1000; Continue reading

150000 To Help Veterans and Unmarried Spouses of Veterans to Buy or Fix Up A Home

Called Veterans Housing – Guaranteed and Insured Loans and referred to as Program #64.114 in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, this programs assists veterans, certain service personnel, and certain unmarried surviving spouses of veterans, in obtaining credit for the purchase, construction or improvement of homes on more liberal terms than are generally available to non-veterans. Contact you local Veterans Administration office at Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC 20420, 202-273-7390

Visit: www.homeloans.va.gov/eligmap.htm.

150000 to Help Veterans and Unmarried Spouses of Veterans to Buy or Fix Up a Home

Called Veterans Housing – Guaranteed and Insured Loans and referred to as Program #64.114 in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, this programs assists veterans, certain service personnel, and certain unmarried surviving spouses of veterans, in obtaining credit for the purchase, construction or improvement of homes on more liberal terms than are generally available to non-veterans. Contact your local Veterans Administration office at Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC 20420, 202-273-7390

Visit: www.homeloans.va.gov/eligmap.htm