We are pleased to offer temporary and emergency financial assistance to “eligible” Union County Veterans or the immediate family of a Union County Veteran. The Veterans Service Office will review and determine the following:
- Military discharge: Veteran must meet Character of Service (Honorable or General), time in service, and/or reason for separation requirements.
- 3-month county residency prior to application.
- Financial need: Based on proof of all income in the household and all household bills in the past 30-days.
- Veteran’s and/or family’s individual circumstances.
Possible Financial Assistance:
Food, basic utilities, prescriptions, mortgage and/or rent. Other bills may be considered on a case-by-case basis. (See the Financial Policy Letter below for possible types and limits of financial assistance.)
Records/documents review required:
- All sources of income from past 30 days
- Household expense records from past 30 days
- Marriage license
- Divorce decree (if alimony or child support is paid or received)
- Birth Certificates for children under 18
- Mortgage documents to show payment breakdown or principal, interest, escrow
- Rental agreement
- Bankruptcy papers (if not discharged)
- Checking and Savings account statement (most current)
- Completed Financial Assistance Application
- Other documents, as required by office staff
Financial Policy Letter from the Union County Veterans Service Commission.
Financial Assistance Checklist: Office staff will review the checklist with you so you know what records/documents are required to bring in with you for the review.
Call for an appointment to schedule a complete financial review.