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Jackson County Health & Human Services
140 S. Holly Street • Medford, Oregon 97501

November 16, 2019
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Veterans Services

Veterans Benefits

Veterans, their families and their survivors may be eligible for federal and state benefits. Below is a summary of the types of benefits available. Please note that not all veterans may qualify for all benefits.

Federal Benefits

Compensation
Monthly payment for service-incurred or service aggravateVETERANS’ BENEFITSd disabilities.

Dependents’ Medical Benefits
Wives and children of veterans with 100% service-connected disability, whether living or deceased, may be eligible for medical services and supplies from CHAMPVA.

Pension
Monthly benefits with rates offset by other income, for disabilities not incurred in service that are permanent and total.

Education for Dependents
Benefits for spouses and children of certain veterans with 100% service connected disability for college or vocational subjects.

Education for Veterans
Monthly G.I. Bill benefits for college, vocational, and apprenticeship training to eligible veterans. Vocational Rehabilitation program for veterans with service connected disabilities.

GI Insurance
Special GI insurance for veterans with service-connected disabilities. Also conversion, beneficiary changes, policy loans, dividends, and new insurance additions.

GI Loans
Guaranteed home loans with low down payment for veterans. Applies also to mobile homes. There is no deadline for using this benefit.

Hospital Care
Priority for veterans with service-connected disabilities. Also available to veterans with non service-connected conditions.

Housebound and Aid and Attendance
Special additional benefits for seriously disabled pensioners and those requiring nursing home, foster home or special in-home care. Also for service-connected veterans if needed for their service connected disability.

Outpatient Care
Doctor visits and medicines for service-connected disabilities, and for all conditions for veterans with service-connected disability ratings of 50% or more. Also for veterans entitled to additional pension as housebound or in need of aid and attendance.

Oregon Benefits

Below are links to state benefits that are available to you and/or your family members. Our Veteran Service Officers will be happy to describe these benefits in detail as well as assist you in obtaining them. Please contact our office for further information at (541) 774-8214. 

Oregon State Benfits 
Includes home loans, education, fishing licenses, license plates and many others. 

Veteran Property Tax Exemption 
Grants an exemption to qualified disabled veterans with a disability rating of 40 percent or greater. 

For an application, contact the Jackson County Veteran Services Office at (541) 774-8214