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.
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
Richard Goodrich (616) 632-5724
Tony Moore (616) 632-5257
The Kent County Veterans Services can assist you with this.
Veterans Services: (616) 632-5722