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- Sep 26, 2014
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- Oklahoma City
Also further down on that document:copied off the web site..
Veterans and Service members with specific service-connected disabilities may be
eligible. You must be entitled to disability compensation due to:
• Loss or loss of use of both legs
o Unable to move around without the aid of braces, crutches, canes or a
o Blindness in both eyes with 20/200 visual acuity or less in the better eye with
use of a corrective lens
• Loss of loss of use of one leg, and:
o Residuals of organic disease or injury OR
o Loss or loss of use of one arm, affecting balance and ability to move without aid
• Loss or loss of use of both arms at or above the elbows
• Severe burn injury
You can receive a temporary SAH/SHA grant to adapt the home of a family member. The maximum amount available to adapt a family member’s home for the SAH grant is $40,983 and for the SHA grant is $7,318.
A little further down from that:
So even if it’s not service connected, you don’t meet any above criteria, whatever, you likely still qualify for a $2k grant to get you a ramp built. But I would call/check to make sure. The last paragraph also talks about if you qualify for vocational rehab, they can help with “independent living” and accommodations to do so.A Home Improvements and Structural Alterations (HISA) grant provides assistance for any home improvement necessary for treatment or disability access. Eligible Veterans and Service members can receive a HISA grant, as well as either a SAH or SHA grant. This program is available for both Veterans with service-connected disabilities and non- service-connected disabilities:
• Service-connected disabilities: home improvement benefits up to $6,800
• Non-service-connected disabilities: home improvement benefits up to $2,000 Learn more about HISA grants at VA.gov | Veterans Affairs.