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.
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.
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