Chapter 115 Benefits

What Is the Chapter 115 Benefits Program?

The Chapter 115 Benefits Program is a Massachusetts state initiative that provides financial aid for food, shelter/housing, clothing, and medical care to veterans and their dependents who have limited incomes and reside in Massachusetts. The program is overseen by the Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS), which runs the program in partnership with local Veterans’ Service Officers (VSOs). 

History of Chapter 115 Benefits.

Chapter 115 Necessary Documents (PDF).

Veterans Bill of Rights

MGL Ch.115 Financial Assistance Application


  1. 1. Step One
  2. 2. Step Two
  • Step One

    1. Ch. 115 Application

      Danvers Office of Veterans' Services Financial Assistance Application (MGL Ch 115)

      This application is for financial assistance based on Massachusetts General Law Chapter 115.

    2. Veteran Information

      This is information based on Veteran's service. This information will be verified by the Veteran's DD214. If you are the Veteran, please skip to  BRANCH OF SERVICE