Indiana military families can apply for help paying for back-to-school expenses through the Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs.

Operation Back to School offers $500 per dependent child for back-to-school expenses. The assistance is available to Indiana veteran families experiencing financial hardships.

Military families can apply for children K-12 (up to age 18) and full-time college students (up to age 23) who live in the veteran’s home.

Those interested in applying need:

  • DD-214
  • W-9
  • Direct deposit form
  • Proof of income
  • Bank statement
  • Proof of child’s residency

For more information, and to apply, click here.