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.

Legislation:
Statute:
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