Veterans Benefits that may be available to Monroe County Veterans and dependents.
Application for Admission - State Veterans Facility
A long term health care facility. Charges based on ability to pay.
Dependency & Indemnity Compensation
When it has been determined the veteran died of a service connected or related condition and was rated 100% service connected at time of death, this affords the widow/widower D.I.C., a specific rate based on veterans rank and longevity. Provided regardless of any other source of income.
Available at Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Ann Arbor, Detroit or Toledo, with priority given to service connected veterans receiving disability, non-service connected veterans receiving pension, and those with a medical problem and no ability to offset costs.
G.I. Bill Home Loans
Home loans are available on new or used homes, condos, or manufactured homes. Vets receive a eligibility certificate affording them the opportunity to purchase a home at zero down at a fixed, thirty-year interest rate. Veteran must qualify for home loan with private financial or lending institution.
Property Tax Relief
A veteran with a VA disability rating of 100% and rated Permanently and Totally disabled, may qualify for home property tax exemption. For more information call your local city/village or township clerk.
Veterans Service Connected Compensation
Monthly monetary benefit received for service connected injuries or conditions aggravated by military service.
Veterans Non-Service Connected Pension
Monthly monetary benefit awarded to veterans with war time service. Benefit is provided to veterans and spouses if they qualify under the asset and income guidelines.
Widows / Widowers Death Pension
All surviving spouses of deceased veterans with 90 days service and one day of service during a war time period may be eligible. Eligibility is based on income, assets and medical expenses. If over 60 years of age, they can receive a minimum monthly award to supplement their income.
Benefits Through County
View the Benefits Through County page for more information.
Call or visit your local VA office for more information on all veterans benefits. Toll-free telephone service is available in all 50 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico by dialing 800-827-1000.