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Eligibility

For financial assistance, the following apply:

  • Applicant must be a Veteran with an honorable discharge or surviving family member of a Veteran
  • Applicants must meet financial guidelines established by the Buchanan County Veterans Affairs Commission and the Board of Supervisors and have applied for all other means of assistance.
  • Proof of income for everyone living in the household must be submitted before an application can be considered.
  • Applicants must have living in Buchanan County for 30 days prior to application to be considered a resident.
  • Assistance may be provided up to three times in a  calendar year (Food Pantry referrals do not count towards this number).
  • Applicant must be able to provide proof of payment for the remainder of the bill before county payment can be made.  County assistance has a maximum amount paid and will typically not pay the entire amount owed.
Eligibility for Federal, State and county benefits/services varies by service/benefit (see Federal Benefits/Other Benefits and Services).  Please contact the Buchanan County VA Office for Additional information.