Veterans and Servicemembers

Veterans benefits

If you're a veteran who needs assistance, you can apply for special benefits. Your county's Veterans Service Office (VSO) can help you access these federal and state programs. 

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Understanding the Basics

See what you need to know to take action.

The federal government and the state of Ohio offer special benefits for veterans. Every county has a Veterans Service Office (VSO) that can help you understand and apply for:

Federal and state benefits

Local benefits

Individual counties offer different levels of cash and transportation assistance based on their available resources. Contact your county VSO to find out what is available in your area. 

Benefits appeals

If your application for veterans benefits was denied, but you don't think it should have been, you can contact your local legal aid for help.

Forms and Letters

Find forms and letters that you can fill out yourself.

Local Government and Community Resources

Find courts and helpful resources in your community.