State Benefits - Department of Veterans' Services

Chapter 115 Benefits: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is the only state in the Union that has made generous provisions in state law to provide sufficient relief to Veterans and their dependents in need of emergency financial assistance with food, housing, clothing, employment, medical, and burial assistance. Contact your local city or town Director of Veterans' Service/Veterans' Services Agent. Click here for more information.

Bonuses: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts provides a bonus to Veterans of certain designated campaigns who were domiciled in Massachusetts immediately prior to entry in the armed forces. Click here for more information.

Annuity: There is a $2000 annuity available for 100% service connected disabled Veterans, parents of a son or daughter whose death occurred as a result of injury sustained or disease contracted during active service in time of war, insurrection, or combat, and to a spouse whose husband or wife died as a result of injury sustained or disease contracted during active service in time of war, insurrection, or combat. Click here for more information.