Kent County Veterans Services
Filing for Pension with Aid and Attendance
Many veterans and their surviving spouses come to need assistance as they age. We at Kent County Veterans Services can help veterans and their families apply for Non-service connected pensions, Surviving spouse Pensions, and benefits for Aid and Attendance.
- Non-Service Connected Pension
- Surviving Spouse Pension
- Aid and Attendance
- Additional Special Monthly Pension for nursing home, skilled nursing, or in-home care
- Dependency and Indemnity Compensation
Checklist of what you need when filing for benefits:
Social Security Benefit Statement|
| Bank Statements|
| Investment Statements|
| Social Security Benefit Statement showing Medicare Part A,
B, D, C deductions|
Supplemental Insurance Bills
Individual Provider Statements
Care Expense Statement from Nursing Home
Pension for veterans, surviving spouses of deceased veterans
3 Basic Criteria:War era service
Income and assets are not excessive
Effective September 17, 2001, the VA presumes permanent and total disability if a veteran is:A patient in a nursing home for long-term care due to disability, or
Receives Social Security Disability benefits, or
Is age 65 or older when VA application is received.
DD214 – original or certified copy|
If you need Help filing out these forms please contact: Kent County Veterans Services: This may speed up the process.
Kent County Veterans Services (616) 632-5722
Elena Bridges (616) 632-5257
The Kent County Veterans Services can assist you with this.
Veterans Services: (616) 632-5722