Optical & Dental Grants

You and your family may be eligible for an annual $400 Optical Grant and a $1,000 Dental Grant per person through the Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs if:
  • You are a veteran, spouse / widow(er) of a Veteran, or a qualifying dependent of a Veteran.
  • The veteran served at least 181 days of active duty or completed the term of enlistment or has a service connected disability.
  • You are and recently have been Minnesota residents for 30 or more days.
  • Your household monthly income and assets are below the following amounts listed in the chart. Please note that assets do not include a home, vehicle, recreational vehicle, and other items.
Family Size 1 2 3 4 5
Asset Limit $3,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000
Income Limit $1,733 $2,054 $2,231 $2,408 $2,586

Family Size 6 7 8 9 10
Asset Limit $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000
Income Limit $2,763 $2,940 $3,119 $3,296 $3,473


Contact Information
Please contact the Clay County Veterans Service Office by calling 218-299-5041 for further details or to make an appointment to apply.