Housing Benefits

  • State Veterans Long Term Care Facilities

Financial Assistance Benefits

  • New Veterans Loan Program
  • Homeless Veterans Trust Fund

Education Benefits

  • Complete Highschool w/o Tuition
  • HS Diplomas for WWII, Korean, and Vietnam War Vets
  • Tuition Waiver Program for Veterans and qualifying children, spouses, and un-remarried widows & widowers

Employment Benefits

  • Veterans Assistance Program
  • Helmets to Hardhats
  • VetSuccess Program
  • State Employment Preference Points
  • Credit for Military Service (Civil Service)

Other State Benefits

  • Homeless Veterans Program
  • Hunting, Trapping, or Fishing License (50% SCD)
  • Special Military-related License Plates
  • No-Fee Certified Copies of Records (DD-214)
  • Military Retiree Pension Tax Free (Up to $41,110 AGI)
  • Women Veterans Program
  • Burial Honors
  • State Veterans Cemeteries
  • Benefit Counseling


Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs

Office of the Commisioner

1111B Louisville Road

Frankfort, KY 40601

Phone: 502-564-9203

Toll Free: 800-572-6245

Fax: 502-564-9240


Commissioner: Ken Lucas

Phone: 502-564-9203


National Guard TAA: Richard Gooch