Access to veteran emergency aid varies by county
Some county veterans service commissions deny virtually no applications for emergency financial aid, while others deny more than a third of applications, a newspaper analysis found. Click on a county below to see how county agencies spend money on veterans.

Denial rate as % of total

0 to 1
1 to 5
5 to 15
15 to 25
25 to 40
Map by Josh Sweigart | Source: Dayton Daily News analysis of Ohio Department of Veteran Services data |