VA Benefits for Veterans’ Spouses, Dependents, and Survivors
Family members and dependents of Servicemembers who have died or were seriously injured in the line of duty may be eligible for many types of VA benefits. These benefits may be used to advance in a career, get an education, or provide supplementary income. Surviving spouses may benefit from VA-guaranteed home loans, too.
Explore other VA benefits you may have earned as a spouse, child, or parent of a Veteran or Servicemember by visiting these pages:
- Disability Compensation
VA provides monthly benefits to eligible surviving spouses, parents, and dependent children. Click here to find out if you’re eligible.
- Education and Training
VA provides education and training opportunities for some eligible spouses, dependents, and survivors. Explore the programs and apply for benefits today.
- Employment Services
If you’re a spouse, dependent, or survivor looking for career guidance or training to increase your skills, check out VA benefits today.
- Health Care
Veterans’ spouses, dependents, and survivors may be eligible for VA health care benefits. Learn more about eligibility and apply for benefits today.
- Home Loans and Housing-Related Assistance
VA offers home loan guaranty programs to eligible surviving spouses of Veterans. Learn more about the programs here.
- Life Insurance
VA provides life insurance coverage to eligible Veterans and their families. Learn about eligibility and apply.
- Memorial Benefits
VA offers burial services to spouses, dependents, and survivors. Apply for VA memorial benefits today.
VA offers pension benefits to the survivors of wartime Veterans who meet certain criteria. Learn more about the types of pension support here.