Eligibility for the Special Needs Grant is determined on a case-by-case basis. This is a once-in-a-lifetime grant for veterans who are in dire financial need. This grant is set up to assist a veteran who may have nowhere else to turn. An eligible veteran meets the following requirements:
You are a veteran.
You 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 a Minnesota resident for 30 or more days.
Income and assets do not determine eligibility for this particular program. If you meet the above requirements, are behind on bills, and/or need financial assistance, please contact the Clay County Veterans Service Office by calling 218-299-5041 to make an appointment to apply.