Information for Veterans and Widows

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Veterans And Widow(er)s

Are you a senior citizen veteran or a widow(er) of a veteran with an income of less than $1,540.00 per month with cash assets of $3,200.00 or less?

Are you a senior citizen married to a veteran and your combined income is less than $2,050.00 per month with cash assets of $7,000.00 or less?
Note: house and vehicle are not counted as assets

Are you a veteran or a widow(er) of a veteran with an income of less than $1,810.00 per month and cash assets of less than $3,000.00.

Are you a married veteran or married to a veteran, your combined income is less than $2,425.00 per month and your cash assets are less than $7,000.00.

If so, you may be entitled to Supplementary Financial Assistance

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Reimbursement of your Medical Expenses and/or Financial Assistance under Massachusetts General Law Chapter 115, which is an entitlement to benefits based on your spouse’s military service.

If you would like information regarding benefits, please contact your city or town hall and ask for the Veterans’ Services Officer. The local VSO is Lisa Downey and she can be reached at 978-640-4485.

If you are in need of any additional information or cannot contact your VSO, please call the MASS. Department of Veterans’ Services at 617-210-5480 and ask for assistance.

This Message Brought To You By The Massachusetts Veterans’ Service Officers Association