Differences Between State & Federal Benefits for Veterans
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Veteran's Services
Room and Board
In-Patient / Out-Patient
Holyoke Soldier's Home
110 Cherry St.
Holyoke, MA 01040
Long Term Nursing Care
Qualified veterans with non-service connected disabilities who have served in the armed forces of the United States for 90 consecutive days, one of which was during wartime, who received an honorable military discharge are eligible to receive services at the Holyoke Soldier's Home. Copies of the discharge (DD-214) must be filed with our admission office.
Under Massachusetts laws, veterans cannot be admitted or treated in the outpatient department for:
Service connected cases for service-connected disabilities.
100% service-connected cases for any condition
Industrial accident cases
Automobile accident cases involving insurance and liability of another United States Government
V.A. Medical Center
421 N. Main Street
Leeds, MA 01053
Non-Service Connected Pensions
Loan Guarantee (G.I.)
G.I. Life Insurance
V.A. Hospital In-patient / Out-patient
75% costs paid by state
25% costs paid by City Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Veteran's ability to pay All costs paid by the United States Government