Veterans Benefits

The Charlevoix County Veterans Affairs office acts as a liaison between the Department of Veterans Affairs and veterans and their dependents in obtaining the following benefits to which they may be entitled. 
Services Offered
Benefits provided to veterans are available from federal, state, and county levels of government.
State of Michigan Benefits:
o Michigan Veteran's Trust Fund Financial Assistance, Life Supporting, Emergencies, Education
o Homestead Property Tax Relief for Disabled Veterans
o Applications for Admission to Michigan Veteran's Facilities

Charlevoix County Benefits:
o County Burial Allowance for Veteran's Spouses, Widows or Widowers
o Charlevoix County Emergency Relief
o Travel assistance
Federal Government Benefits:
o Burial
o Pension:
  •  Widow/Widower 
  • Dependency & Indemnity Compensation 
  • Veterans Services Including Connected Disability Compensation  
  • Veterans Non-Service Connected Disability
o Education
o Employment and Vocational Rehabilitation
o GI Insurance
o Certificates of Eligibility for Home Loans
o Medical Benefits:
  • Hospitalization
  • Pre-Hospital & Post Hospital Care
  • Outpatient Medical Treatment
  • Home Health Services
  • Medical Care for Dependents and Survivors
  • Nursing Home Care
  • Outpatient Dental Treatment
  • Prosthetic Appliances
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment
o Military:
  • Commissary & Exchange Privilege
  • Correction of Military Records
  • Medals
  • Review of Discharges
o Retirees:
  • Death Certificate
  • Initial Contact for Survivors Benefit
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