NAAV VA Benefits Assistance

NAAV VA Benefits Assistance

 

The National Association of American Veterans, Inc. (NAAV) assist Veterans and their dependents with VA benefits assistance at the VA Medical Center in Washington, DC and across the nation for those most in need of help with their benefits.  If you are a Veterans you may be eligible for VA benefits if you are a Servicemember; Veteran; or spouse, child, or parent of a deceased or disabled Servicemember or Veteran.

 

NAAV helps with VA benefits every second and third Monday of the month at the VA Medical Center in Washington, DC new Transition Care and Management Center.  The NAAV support the DoD and Veterans Affairs understand the issues and challenges Veterans face.  We assist eligible Servicemembers, Veterans, and their dependents obtain compensation, education, health care, home loan, insurance, pension, service-connected disability compensation, vocational rehabilitation, employment, housing, and burial and memorization benefits for which they may be eligible to receive for the VA.

 

Disability Compensation

 

Service-connected disability compensation is a tax-free benefit paid to Veterans for a disability for disabilities that either:

.  Arose during service

.  Was worsened or aggregated by service

.  Is presumed by VA to be related to military service

 

To receive disability compensation, a Veteran must have been discharged under other than dishonorable conditions.

 

Pension

 

Pension is a tax-free benefit paid to wartime Veterans with limited or no income who are aged 65 or older or who is permanently and totally disabled due to a non-service-connected cause.  In addition, seriously disabled or housebound Veterans receiving Pension may also be eligible for an additional Aid and Attendance or Housebound benefit.  For more information call a VA Benefits Counselor at 1 (800) 827-1000.

 

Dependent and Survivors

 

VA also provides Servicemembers’ and Veterans’ dependents and survivors support through many benefit programs:

 

.  Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) is a monthly benefit paid to an eligible surviving

spouse, Including additional payments for dependent children.  The surviving spouse, child or children

who are eligible for DIC are also eligible for the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department

of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA); the Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance

Program (Chapter 35) that help with obtaining a degree and pursue other eligible education

training.

 

A Survivors’ Pension is a monthly benefit payable to a low-income surviving spouse, child or children

of a deceased Veteran with wartime service.

 

Other VA benefits include:  Education and Training; VetSuccess; Life Insurance; Home Loans; Health Care, Burial benefits to eligible Servicemembers, Veterans and their dependents.  For more information visit www.va.gov/benefits

 

Should you have questions about your benefits, call NAAV, Inc. at office (202) 465-3296 or email: info@naavets.org