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Benefits for Veterans & Military Families

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This toolkit focuses on some of the most common forms of veterans' benefits, such as Service Connected Disability and VA Pension. This toolkit was developed by South Texas College of Law Houston and other organizations. 
This article provides information on the circumstances under which the Department of Veterans Affairs may pay a portion of the Veteran's benefits to dependents. This article was written by the Texas Legal Services Center's Veterans Legal Assistance Program. 
This article provides answers to what a debt collector can and can not do to your social security or VA benefits. This article was written by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 
This toolkit tells veterans how they may be able to apply for VA Health Benefits if they do not have the health benefits due to their discharge characterization.      IMPORTANT: This procedure does not result in a discharge upgrade.  Only health benefits are the goal.  The VA only reviews the applicant’s military record to...
This article discusses specific educational benefits available to Texas Veterans including the Hazelwood Act and the Post 9/11 GI Bill. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
The article tells you about specific employment rights available to veterans and service members, including information on unemployment benefits. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article tells you about various public benefit programs including food benefits, cash assistance, health, medical, disability, veteran, social security benefits and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article tells you about a great website designed to assist active duty military and veterans. The website was put together by Pine Stree Legal Assistance of Maine and the Arkansas Legal Services Partnership, and various other organizations. 
This article contains links to important information about Veterans Benefits. This article was put together by TexasLawHelp staff but contains links to resources from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
This article provides information on how veterans can protect their pensions from those who would try to scam veterans. This article was written by the Federal Trade Commission. 
This article provides information on what non-service-connected disability pension benefits are, how to apply, how to qualify for them and more. This article was written by the Texas Legal Services Center's Veterans Legal Assistance Program. 
This article provides information about veterans' service-connected disability compensation. Specifically, what a service-connected disability is, and why it matters in terms of compensation. This article was written by the Texas Legal Services Center's Veterans Legal Assistance Program.