Assistance to Needy Veterans

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The Assistance to Needy Veterans grant program provides limited health care and subsistence assistance to low income veterans. The lifetime maximum amount is $5,000.00.

Spouses and dependents of veterans and service members are eligible for assistance under limited circumstances.

Subsistence Aid

Financial aid may be provided when there is a loss of income due to illness, injury, death or natural disaster. Grants are awarded for subsistence aid for a 30-day period, up to a maximum of three months. Grant awards cannot exceed $2,000 during any consecutive 12-month period, or the Assistance to Needy Veterans grant program $5,000 lifetime limit.

Health Care

Financial assistance during any 12-month period may be provided to qualified eligible applicants for:

  • Dental care - $2500 maximum
  • Vision care - $500 maximum
  • Hearing care - $1500 per ear maximum

For further details, go to the WDVA Assistance to Needy Veteans website