General Public Benefits / Public Benefits

Quick Check from Benefits Bank

Quick Check is an assessment tool that allows individuals to input basic information and provides an analysis of their eligibility for a variety of public benefits. Read More.

Social Security Administration: Benefits Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST)

The Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST) helps you find out if you could get benefits that Social Security administers. Read More.

Governor’s Working Group on Veterans, Servicemembers, and their Families: NC4Vets Resource Guide

The Governor’s Working Group on Veterans, Servicemembers, and their Families recently launched the NC4Vets Resource Guide for Veterans, their Dependents and Survivors.  The Guide includes information on employment, healthcare, VA benefits, housing, personal services, education, and more. Read More.

North Carolina Focus on Servicemembers, Veterans and their Families

North Carolina Focus on Servicemembers, Veterans and their Families is a project of the North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services supported by the US Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association.  Read More. 

Stateside Legal: What Do I Need to Know about the Federal Electronic Benefits Rules?

What does the new electronic benefits system mean for me? As of May 1, 2011 all new applicants for federal benefits will get their benefits electronically. Read More.