Eligibility Requirements

Below are a quick overview of the requirements that need to be attained to be eligible.


Qualified veterans and family members must be residents of Knox County for at least 90 days before being considered for financial assistance.

Military Service

Veterans who qualify for assistance must have served in the United States Armed Forces, be on active duty for reasons other than training or, have received a VA recognized service-connected disability and were discharged under honorable

Financial Need

To be eligible for financial assistance, definite financial need must be demonstrated. The Veterans Service Commission considers many factors when determining financial need, including income, living expenses, and all liquid assets.