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Frequently Asked Questions on Topics for the Entire Family, for your health and well being and more!
FAQs - Survivors Assistance
How do I apply for benefits?
How do I reinstate my previous benefit?
Is there someone that can help me file my claim?
How do I check the status of my claim?
How do I know if I am eligible for a benefit?
As survivor, am I eligible for my loved one's month of death compensation?
What is the difference between DIC and SBP?
What is the SBP / DIC offset?
I have heard that some people may receive both SBP and DIC without the offset. Is that true?
What is the difference between DIC and Death Pension?
Is DIC taxable income?
What is CHAMPVA?
As a surviving spouse, am I eligible for VA medical care?
How do I update my contact information?
What education benefits are available and what is the Sgt. Fry Scholarship?
How can I access information about VA Education Benefits for myself or for my children?
What are VGLI/SGLI and how do I file a claim?
I am a widow/er; if I remarry, do I lose my benefits? If I later get divorced or my new spouse dies, do I get my VA benefits back?
How do I get a copy of my loved one’s DD-214 or DD-1300?
Who is eligible for Veteran Center grief counseling, and how can I locate a center?
Am I eligible for a VA Home Loan as a widow?
How can I find information about homeless shelters within my community?
My question is not covered above, is there another source of information I can check?
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