Eligibility Criteria

Veterans seeking admission to either home must meet these eligibility criteria:

The veteran must be a current Georgia resident and meet one of the following conditions:

  • Resided in Georgia two years immediately preceding the date of application
  • Resided in Georgia five or more of the past 15 years

The veteran must have served on active duty in the U.S. armed forces during one of the following periods:

  • World War II: December 7, 1941 - December 31, 1946
  • Post-World War II: January 1, 1947 - June 26, 1950
  • Korea: June 27, 1950 - January 31, 1955
  • Cold War: January 31, 1955 - August 1, 1990
  • Vietnam: July 1, 1964 - May 7, 1975
  • Persian Gulf: August 2, 1990 - present
  • The veteran must have a discharge under other than dishonorable conditions.
  • The veteran must be approved as eligible for skilled nursing care by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
  • The veteran must be free of contagious infectious disease and behavioral and psychiatric problems.
  • The veteran must not need to be sustained by line-operated mechanical means.

To apply for admission, contact the appropriate Admissions Office in Augusta or Milledgeville or any GDVS Veterans Field Service Office.

A nominal daily fee is charged. Eligible veterans may apply for the federal Aid & Attendance benefit to help offset this fee. For veterans with a service-connected disability rating of 70 percent or higher or whose admission is due to a service-connected condition, the daily fee is paid in full by VA.


Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home at Augusta Admissions Director Crystal Allen

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1101 15th St
Augusta, GA 30901
United States


Georgia War Veterans Home at Milledgeville Admissions Director Catherine Califf Dean

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2249 Vinson Highway
Milledgeville, GA 31061
United States