How to contact a military widow after death?

How to contact a military widow after death?

If you have specific questions related to your spouse’s death or about your rights and benefits as a military survivor, please contact us at 1-800-842-3451, Ext. 1011 or 1003, or email us using the “Contact Us” form below, and we will ensure that your question is directed to the person or agency best able to answer it.

What are the benefits of being a military widow?

SMW: Benefits widows of members of all branches of the uniformed services of the United States. Gives moral support, advice, referral service and, in general, help the widows of career military members to return to the main stream of normal living.

Who is the Society of military widows ( SMW )?

THE SOCIETY OF MILITARY WIDOWS (SMW) was founded in 1968 by Theresa (Tess) Alexander to serve the interests of women whose husbands died while on active military duty, of a service-connected illness, or during disability or regular retirement from the armed forces.

Who is eligible for Colorado military spouse residency Relief Act?

Colorado Military Spouse Residency Relief Act: Wages and tips of a qualifying non-resident Spouse are not taxable in Colorado and should not be included on Form 104PN. Who is eligible for Colorado Military Spouse Residency Relief Act? A qualifying Spouse must:

How can I support the Society of military widows?

All military widows who are eligible for membership are encouraged to support the Society of Military Widows by becoming a member, whether or not they can attend meetings. Our political leverage is in our total membership on a national basis. The more members we have, the more important we are to elected members of Congress.

Are there grants for active duty families in Colorado?

Same rules apply for Survivor Benefit Plan payments. Colorado may provide grants for families of reservists/guard members called to active duty or to families of active duty members serving in a combat zone. These grants are intended to help families defray the costs of food, housing, utilities, medical services, and other expenses.

What makes a surviving spouse eligible for VA aid and attendance?

To check your eligibility as a surviving spouse, start with four main qualifications or “must-haves” for the VA pension with Aid and Attendance: Military, 2. Medical and 3. Money 4. Marriage.

Are there any benefits for widows of Veterans?

VA Pension Benefits for Widows of Wartime Veterans Widows of wartime veterans, or surviving spouses of deceased wartime veterans, may be eligible for a benefit from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) known as “Survivors Pension with Aid and Attendance”. Unfortunately many women are unaware that they are eligible for this benefit.