Temporary financial assistance may be available to Veterans or their widow who show a need and meet eligibility requirements. Applications are by appointment only. The Veteran must have been discharged under honorable conditions, served on active duty for purposes other than training, and the applicant must also be a resident of Lorain County for at least 90 days prior to application.

Assistance may be given for:

  • Rent
  • Mortgage
  • Property tax
  • Utilities
  • Car payment
  • Insurances
  • Food
  • Personal items
  • Limited Legal Services

Consideration for financial assistance is based on the following criteria:

  • Household income
  • Living expenses
  • Available assets
  • Medical expenses
  • The special needs of each applicant

Financial Assistance Investigators

Lisa Miller, U.S. Air Force
Financial Investigator
(440) 284-4631

Sandra Vazur, U.S. Marine Corps
Financial Investigator
(440) 284-4630