VA Non-Service Connected Pension is an income based program where the VA provides monthly payments to veterans or widows who meet income and eligibility requirements.
Basic requirements are:
Veteran must be a Wartime Era veteran, cannot have a dishonorable discharge and one of the following must be true:
Applicant must be at least 65 years old OR
Have a permanent or total disability OR
Be a patient in a nursing home OR
Be receiving SSD or SSI.
Current Basic Pension Rates:
Veteran: $1146 monthly
Widow: $768 monthly
Aid and Attendance
If you need the assistance of another person with your daily activities or are in a nursing facility, you may be eligible for additional money on top of a Basic Pension.
Basic Pension plus additional Aid and Attendance rates:
Veteran: $2050 monthly
Widow: $1318 monthly
If net worth is over $138,489 you will be considered over the asset limit and will not qualify for the benefit. Asset limit does not include the value of a house or car.
Call our office for more information and let us walk you through the process!
*Please note: You should never pay someone to file for VA benefits for you! Our office has accredited Veterans Service Officers who offer this service free of charge. For a searchable list of accredited VSOs, visit: VA’s OGC website