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Benefits


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Understanding and applying for Federal benefits can be confusing.  We are here to assist the veterans and eligible dependents of Ramsey County with the following services:

Aged and Disabled Veterans
Veterans of all military branches who are over the age of 65 or disabled.  Veterans currently receiving service connected disability benefits from the VA or who wish to file a claim for injury or disease which occurred while serving in the Active Duty military.

Service connected compensation claims
Non-service connected disability claims
Pension Fact Sheet (pdf)
RH Life Insurance
Vocational Rehabilitation
Market Value Exclusion on Homestead Property 
Compensation
Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Service

Survivors and Dependants of Veterans
Surviving spouse and minor or permanently disabled children of veterans of all military branches.

Service connected death benefits (DIC)
Non-service connected death benefits (Pension)
Life Insurance proceeds
Compensation
Survivor Benefits

Advocates of Veterans
Family members, friends and professionals working on behalf of veterans of all military branches who are seeking more information and/or assistance with accessing their VA benefits.

Recently Discharged Veterans
Veterans of all military branches who were recently discharged from active duty service and who are seeking information about benefits they are entitled to receive and/or assistance with accessing these benefits.

Recording of military discharge (DD214)
Applications for VA Medical/Dental Care
Conversion of SGLI to VGLI
Benefit Counseling
Minnesota Combat Veteran Tax Credit

To learn more about benefits that are available to veterans.

Federal Veterans Benefits | United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Information about eligibility, health care, benefits, burial & memorials.

State Veterans Benefits | Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) 
The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs helps to connect  MN Veterans, their dependents and eligible survivors with important benefits and resources that they have earned through their military service.  Eligibility guidelines vary by benefit.  Applicants must apply through their County Veterans Service Office (CVSO) | Complete State Benefits & Programs Listing

Alphabetical listing of topics important to veterans | A to Z Directory