Low income wartime veterans may need assistance coping with financial challenges as they near retirement age. The VA helps families supplement income through the Veterans Pension and Survivors Pension benefit programs.

VA offers two broad categories of Pension benefit programs.

Veterans Pension

Tax-free monetary benefit payable to low-income wartime Veterans.

Learn More about Veterans Pensions.

Survivors Pension

Tax-free monetary benefit payable to a low-income, un-remarried surviving spouse and/or unmarried child(ren) of a deceased Veteran with wartime service (See wartime service dates).

Learn More about Survivor’s Pensions.

Veterans and survivors who are eligible for Pension benefits and are housebound or require the aid and attendance of another person may be eligible to receive additional monetary amounts. Those requiring aid and attendance can have the examiner complete VA Form 21-2680 and submit it to:

VA Regional Office
One Veterans Plaza
701 Clay Avenue
Waco, Texas 76799

Learn more about what Veterans and their families should know when applying for VA Pension Benefits.

Travis County Veteran Service Officers are available to discuss eligibility and can offer assistance with filing claims for pensions at our office.