VA Health Care
According to the Department of Veteran Affairs, all veterans are encouraged to enroll in the VA health Care System. Eligibility for VA benefits is based on discharge from active military service under other than dishonorable discharge.
VA Disability Compensation
VA disability compensation offers a monthly tax-exempt payment to veterans who got sick or injured while serving in the military and to veterans whose service made a pre-existing condition worse.
Charleston County Department of Veteran Affairs
The Charleston County regional office assists veterans and their dependents in filing applications to determine basic eligibility and conditions of benefits entitlement as administering by the United States Department of Veteran Affairs. All services are rendered free of charge.
Disabled American Veteran
The DAV assists veterans with the filing of VA compensation claims, free of charge. Military members separating from active duty should talk to a regional Transitional Service Officer.
V.A. HUD-VASH Housing Program
HUD-VASH is a collaborative program between HUD and the Department of Veteran Affairs combining HUD housing vouchers with VA supportive services to help dislocated veterans who are currently homeless find, secure, and sustain permanent housing.
Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
For low-income veterans, SSVF provides case management and supportive financial services to prevent the imminent loss of home while likewise identifying suitable and sustainable housing for the individual and his or her family.
For many veterans, enrolling in Medicare offers an extra level of protection against high out-of-pocket medical costs. Medicare coverage can also give you more flexibility when it comes to choosing the doctors and hospitals that provide your care. The following guide explains how Medicare works with your VA benefits.