Housebound Assistance

Program Description

Veterans and survivors who are eligible for a VA pension and and are substantially confined to their immediate premises because of disability may qualify to receive an addition to your monthly pension amount to supplement a caretaker.


  • You must have a current VA pension.

Additional requirements (you must meet at least one of the below criteria in addition to having a VA pension.)

  • You have a single permanent disability evaluated as 100-percent disabling and, due to such disability, you are permanently and substantially confined to your immediate premises.
  • You have a single permenent disability evaulated as 100-percent disabiling and, another disability or disabilities, evaluated as 60-percent or more disabling.

How To Apply

You may apply for Aid & Attendance benefits by writing to the Pension Management Center that serves your state. You may also visit your local VA Regional Benefit Office for assistance.

You must include a VA Form 2680 which must be filled out by a physician.

Contact Info

Paulo DaSilva

(401) 223-3700
380 Westminster St.
Providence, RI 02903