Other Benefits

Military Family Relief Fund

The Massachusetts Military Family Relief Fund is a voluntary tax check-off box - Question 32E - on the Massachusetts State Income tax Form that supports Massachusetts National Guard and Reserve families and families of fallen service members. The Military Friends Foundation administers the Mass. Military Family Relief Fund. The Fund provides financial support, services and referral programs to eligible military families in times of need.

Home Loan Guarantee

VA home loan guaranties are issued to help eligible service members, veterans, reservists and certain unmarried surviving spouses obtain homes, condominiums, residential cooperative housing units, and manufactured homes, and to refinance loans. For additional information or to obtain VA loan guaranty forms, visit www.homeloans.va.gov

Massachusetts Veterans War Time Bonus

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts provides a bonus to veterans who were domiciled in Massachusetts immediately prior to entry in the armed forces. In case of the death of a veteran, the spouse and children, mother or father, brother or sister or other dependents of the deceased veteran (in that order) are eligible for a bonus.

Boston Bar Association Veterans Initiative

The Boston Bar Association (BBA), Legal Advocacy & Resource Center (LARC), Shelter Legal Services and the Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) are committed to serving current members of the military, veterans and their families unique non-criminal legal needs.

The dedicated intake line will connect you to an intake specialist, who will evaluate your legal issue and make a referral to an attorney or other appropriate agency.
Based on your individual financial situation, the intake specialist will either refer you to an attorney who provides free legal services or an attorney who will charge a fee.