Annuity for Veterans who are 100% disabled
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Department of Veterans’ Services provide an annuity in the amount of $2000.00 to 100% service-connected veterans. It is paid bi-annually on August 1st and February 1st, in two installments of $1000.00 each.
Who is eligible?
100% service-connected disabled veterans
The surviving parents (Gold Star Parents)
The un-remarried spouses (Gold Star Wives or Husbands) of certain deceased veterans who gave their lives in the service of their country during war time
Each recipient has a separate application form.
The annuity applicant must be a resident of the Commonwealth at the time of the filing and also continue to reside in Massachusetts. You will also need a copy of your discharge papers (DD214), an award letter from the VA and a W-9 form to verify your address. For application forms and more information you can visit the website http://www.mass.gov/veterans/benefits-and-services/bonus/annuity.html or contact the Norton Veterans’ Services Office at 508-285-0274.