There are many benefits available to dependents of living and deceased Veterans. Please read through the Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors handbook.
Further questions about eligibility may be directed to a VA benefits counselor electronically at http://www.va.gov/ext_redirect.asp?url=https://iris.custhelp.com. Click on the "Ask a Question" link and complete a web form that will deliver your question to a subject matter expert.
Or, you may contact a counselor via phone at 1-800-827-1000.
You may also visit a VA Regional Office at one of the many locations around the country: http://www.va.gov/directory/guide/division_flsh.asp?dnum=3.