Each November, Veterans Day honors the sacrifice and service of American military veterans. With Benefits.gov, military veterans can search and discover benefits they may be eligible to receive. Benefits.gov has a database of 1,000 benefits that citizens can search to find government assistance.
Explore Benefits for Veterans
If you are a veteran in need of assistance, find out what benefits you may be eligible to receive by using our popular Benefit Finder tool. Using our Benefit Finder, you can answer questions about your specific situation and find the right benefits for you. Some examples of the types of veterans benefits you will find include:
- Veterans Education
Take advantage of education benefits available to veterans through the Post-9/11 GI Bill. This government benefit gives educational assistance to individuals with active duty service after September 10, 2001. The Post-9/11 GI Bill provides up to 36 months of education benefits.
- Veterans Loans
If you are a veteran in need of assistance, whether you are buying a home or need to borrow cash for everyday expenses, a loan program may exist to serve your needs. Explore more here.
- Veterans Health
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides comprehensive medical services for veterans including health promotion and disease prevention, primary care, mental health services, and more. This program is available at all VA Medical Centers.
- Veterans Compensation for Service-Connected Disabilities
If you were injured while serving in the military, you may be eligible for certain benefits, including disability compensation. The VA provides eligible disabled veterans with a monthly tax-free payment to cover expenses.
- Veterans Crisis Hotline
Are you a veteran in crisis or concerned about one who is? Connect with qualified and caring responders through the VA. The help is confidential and most responders are veterans themselves. Call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1, send a text to 838255, or start a confidential chat online.
Benefits.gov is on a mission to make searching for government benefits and determining what benefits you may be eligible for easier and more accessible. To explore more benefits for veterans, browse our Military: Active Duty and Veterans category.