Yes, the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund provides assistance for emergent and temporary needs of eligible veterans. To connect with available resources, contact Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency at 1-800-642-4838 or Dial 211 for other Michigan agencies.
The Veterans Relief Fund provides temporary relief to honorably discharged, indigent veterans primarily in the form of a Food Voucher. Gratiot County DVA also has a limited supply of gift cards to assist veterans who have a temporary need not covered by other assistance programs. These gift cards may be used for miscellaneous expenses like gasoline to get to medical appointments, groceries, toiletries, clothing items, utility bills, or other services, for example. Contact the Gratiot County Veterans Affairs Office to determine eligibility.