Veteran Resources 

The Borough is Whitehall is committed to supporting and honoring those who have served our Country. Veterans qualify for a variety of benefits, services, and programs within the County, State, and Federal Government.

County Directors

Director’s in PA Counties can assist Military Veterans and Dependents apply for Benefit Programs. Click here for the full list of Directors in each PA County.

Recording Discharge Papers

Discharge papers are filed with the Allegheny County Division of Real Estate. This is important when Veterans need certified copies of Discharge Papers when applying for benefits or employment. Click here for information to record your DD214 form.

Veterans Designation

PennDOT offers qualified applicants to recieve a Veterans Designation on their PA Driver’s License. Find more information and how to apply here.

Military Registration License Plates

Service-connected, severely disabled veterans are not charged a fee for titling and registration of one motor vehicle. There is a $7.50 fee for wartime veterans who are partially paralyzed (lost limb or eye). All other disabled veterans are subject to normal registration fees.

Housing Resources

Eligible veterans with a 100% service-connected disability rating from the VA may be exempt from real property taxes on their primary dwelling. The current income threshold cannot exceed $87,212 annually. Tax exemption passes to eligible surviving spouses upon death of the veteran, if there is a financial need. Widows of eligible veterans may also apply.

Burial Benefits

$100.00 payable towards the funeral expense of an honorably discharged Wartime Veteran and spouse. The veteran must be a legal resident of Allegheny County at the time of his death.

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County Benefits

Military Veterans qualify for County benefits provided through Allegheny County Veterans Services.

Veterans Services
4141 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone: 412-621-4357
Fax: 412-621-3622

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Federal Befefits

Military Veterans qualify for Federal Benefits provided through the  U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Pittsburgh Benefit Office – Department of Veterans Affairs
Federal Building, Fourth Floor
1000 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Phone: 1-800-827-1000

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State Benefits

Military Veterans qualify for Federal Benefits provided through the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.

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