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The answer to this question is not easy to determine in a quick answer here. It is based on the individual question or issue that a veteran or their eligible dependent asks. Benefits from the state have one set of rules that cover them and the Veterans Affairs (VA) has a different set altogether.
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We are located at the third floor of the town office building (Eastern Bank building):20 Centre StreetMiddleborough, MA 02346
Transportation is provided through the Nathan Hale Foundation located in Plymouth, MA.
In a majority of cases the answer is yes. We work strictly by appointment so call in advance. In most cases I will mail out the forms that need to be filled out and ask that you fill in as much as you’re able prior to our scheduled appointment. This helps to keep me on schedule and allows me to schedule more appointment each day.
Simply contact our office and set up an appointment. We will assist you in filling out the forms and direct you to the various things that need to be done with the paperwork before it is mailed in.
Call 888-442-4551 and they’ll be able to answer your questions
We have all the forms available and will assist you through the entire process from application to appeal if needed.
The answer to this question is a little bit complicated. The VA health care system services veteran and veterans only. They service veterans based on your financial status. The average working class family normally meets the income guidelines for the veteran to enroll in the VA health care system. Call and ask for an appointment to apply and I’ll send out the form along with a cover page for you to fill out and we'll also set up an appointment to meet with you and fine tune the application form.
This is a needs based program and in a majority of cases if you are receiving any income from employment, pensions, or social security in an of its’ forms you’ll be over income and assets and will not qualify. It never hurts to however and discuss the programs with our department. You may be surprised.
This is money that the VA will pay monthly if you meet the income and asset guideline. In order to meet the minimum qualifications for this program you must:
A majority of the cases that I’m working currently are veterans and their eligible dependents that are in nursing homes or assisted living arrangements. This is not to say that there are not people living independently in their own homes, apartments, or senior housing complexes that would not qualify for this program. If medical assistance is needed or a regular basis and you’re spending down your income and or financial assets you may qualify. Contact our office for further determination of this program and to apply.