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VA Benefits Available to Low-Income Veterans

By Meg Bartley, Ronald B. Abrams & Bill Rapp

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers VA non-service-connected pension, pension benefits for survivors of veterans (death pension), and VA health care, among other benefits, to low-income veterans and their dependents and survivors. Veterans may be unaware of the assistance to which they are entitled based on their veteran status. Legal aid providers should explore veterans’ possible entitlement to such VA benefits.

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