Amputee and Paralyzed Veterans' Pension

Purpose: Provides eligible Amputee and Paralyzed Veterans a pension of $150.00 per month.

Veteran’s eligibility criteria:

  • Served in the military honorably.
  • Resident of Pennsylvania upon entering the military.
  • Suffered a service-connected injury or incurred a disease resulting in the loss or loss of use of two or more extremities (arms/hands or legs/feet).
  • At least a 40% disability rating compensation rating or higher in each limb as determined and certified by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

Chapter 77, Title 51
Chapter 77, Title 51 (Increased amount of pension to $150)

Amended Section 7702, of Title 51, SB 1129, Act 180, signed 10/22/2014.

Procedures: Chapter 5, Title 43

Where to apply?
Contact the County Veterans Affairs Director in the county you reside to apply for this program.

What documentation is needed to apply?

  • Need a copy of last military service DD214
  • Proof of Pennsylvania residency upon entering the military
  • United States Department of Veterans Affairs Code Sheet