The purpose of this assistance is to provide monies to give aid and comfort to veterans [as defined in NDCC 37-14] and their spouses, or un-remarried widow/widowers of eligible veterans.
The individual must have an unmet need of dental and/or denture work (routine and maintenance procedures are not covered), optical, hearing, transportation (for medical treatment), special needs for medical reasons, housing deposit, other emergency needs approved by the Commissioner of Veterans Affairs.
The following requirements need to be met to apply (DOCUMENTATION IS REQUIRED):
- Qualify as veteran or eligible dependent as defined in NDCC 37-14-01.1.
- Income and asset level. Income will be based on established indexes such as pension rates and poverty guidelines which will be reviewed annually.
- Must be a North Dakota resident for one year prior to application date.
- Medical bills showing all work completed, and all payments and credits must be received by the department within 60-90 days of the date of approval.
Contact your Veterans Service Officer to apply.