VA Pension (Non-Service-Related): Screening Tool

The VA improved pension, also commonly known as the non-service-connected pension, provides a cash benefit to veterans:

  • with low incomes
  • who have served honorably during a congressionally recognized period of war and
  • are totally and permanently disabled OR over 65

If you work with clients who fit within Legal Services Corporation financial eligibility guidelines, they may qualify for this VA benefit. This benefit can greatly increase the client’s monthly income and access to health benefits. Follow this script to determine eligibility for this benefit.