Optical & Dental Grants

You and your family may be eligible for an annual $400 Optical Grant and a $1,000 Dental Grant per person through the Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs if:

  • You are a veteran, spouse / widow(er) of a Veteran, or a qualifying dependent of a Veteran.
  • The veteran served at least 181 days of active duty or completed the term of enlistment or has a service connected disability.
  • You are and recently have been Minnesota residents for 30 or more days.
  • Your household monthly income and assets are below the following amounts listed in the chart. Please note that assets do not include a home, vehicle, recreational vehicle, and other items.
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Asset Limit$3,000$5,000$5,000$5,000$5,000
Income Limit$1,733$2,054$2,231$2,408$2,586

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Asset Limit$5,000$5,000$5,000$5,000$5,000
Income Limit$2,763$2,940$3,119$3,296$3,473

Contact Information

Please contact the Clay County Veterans Service Office by calling 218-299-5041 for further details or to make an appointment to apply.