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Amputee and Paralyzed
Veteran Pension

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

Veteran’s eligibility criteria:

  • Resident of Pennsylvania  upon entering the military
  • Received Honorable or Under Honorable Conditions discharge
  • 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

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

Contact: Ra-pvp@pa.gov (Please do not send completed applications or personally identifiable information over e-mail.