COVID-19 GOVERNMENT RELIEF PROGRAM INFORMATION

Any qualified veteran who is:

  • A member of a family that received food stamps, i.e., Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for at least a 3-month period during the 15-month period ending on the hiring date. $2,400 Max Credit
  • Entitled to compensation for a service-connected disability hired within one year of discharge or release from active duty. $4,800 Max Credit
  • Entitled to compensation for a service-connected disability and unemployed for a period or periods totaling at least 6 months of the year ending on the hiring date. $9,600 Max Credit
  • Unemployed for at least 4 weeks (but less than 6 months) during the one-year period ending on the hiring date. $2,400 Max Credit
  • Unemployed for at least 6 months or more within one year of the hiring date. $5,600 Max Credit

Note: To be considered a qualified veteran for this purpose the individual must meet these two standards:
1.) Served on active duty, not including training, in the U.S. Armed Forces for more than 180 days or have been discharged or released from active duty for a service-connected disability; and
2.) Not have a period of active duty, not including training, of more than 90 days that ended during the 60-day period concluding on the hiring date.