The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers a wide range of benefits to former servicemen and women who fulfill certain eligibility requirements. Unfortunately, these requirements vary depending on the type of benefit in question, and the application process is notorious for its complexity.
If you served your country as a member of the Armed Forces and have questions about VA benefits, it is important to consult with experienced veterans benefits attorneys Lake County who can walk you through eligibility requirements and the application process.
All enrolled veterans qualify for the VA’s comprehensive medical benefits package, which includes access to:
To learn more about the types of healthcare benefits that you may qualify for, please contact our legal team today.
In addition to healthcare benefits, the VA also helps veterans secure employment following their separation from the military by providing employment services. However, these benefits are only available to veterans who:
Veterans who fulfill these requirements will have access to:
Please call our veterans benefits attorneys Lake County today for help determining whether you qualify for vocational rehabilitation benefits or other VA employment services.
The VA also offers readjustment counseling to veterans and their families who are attempting to transition to civilian life. These services include group, family, and individual counseling, bereavement counseling, substance abuse assessments and referrals, outreach, and community education, military sexual trauma counseling, and medical benefit referrals. These programs and services are available to any veterans who served in an area of hostility, as well as to family members who experienced an active duty death and veterans suffering from sexual trauma or harassment. Readjustment services are offered free of cost and with no time limits.
Veterans who suffer from service-connected disabilities may qualify for disability benefits, including:
To qualify for these benefits, a veteran must have served in active duty, active duty for training, or inactive duty for training capacity and sustained a service-connected injury or illness that has been rated as disabling by the VA.
Our legal team is uniquely equipped to help veterans obtain the benefits that they deserve, so if you have questions about the types of benefits for which you may qualify, please call James R. Comerford at The Comerford Law Office, LLC today.