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Veterans Services


 

MISSION:
To assist veterans, their families, and survivors in obtaining benefits through the United States Department of Veterans Service Office. Provide Benefit counseling, claims service, referral and assistance in a variety of programs.

RECENTLY DISCHARGED VETERANS

  • Recording of DD-214ís

  • Help with VA Medical/Dental Care applications

  • SGLI conversion

  • Benefit counseling and claims assistance information and referral

 

EDUCATION BENEFITS

  • GI Bill (all types)

  • Dependent and Survivor Education (Chapter 35)

 

DISABLED VETERAN BENEFITS

  • Compensation Claims (Service Connected Disability)

  • Pension Claims (Non-Service Connected Disability)

  • Filing Appeals

  • Vocational Rehabilitation

John Nelson, Veterans Services Officer

PO Box 305, Mahnomen MN 56557

218-935-5062, fax: 218-935-2920

Email: john.nelson@co.mahnomen.mn.us

Office Hours:

Monday and Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 

Closed on Tuesday and Thursday
and on Observed Holidays

More Resources:

HOME LOAN GUARANTEE

  • VA Certifications of Eligibility

  • Release of Liability

  • Property Management (Repossessed Houses)

 

IN TIME OF DEATH

  • Dependency and Indemnity Compensation

  • Death Pension

  • Burial Allowance

  • Burial Markers

  • Survivors Benefits

  • Insurance Proceeds

 

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • VA Medical Care (Inpatient and Outpatient)

  • Alcohol and Drug Dependence Treatment

  • CHAMPUS/TRICARE

  • CHAMPVA

 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

  • Temporary Financial Assistance

  • Dental Care

  • Optical Care

  • War Orphans Educational Assistance

  • Gulf War Bonus

 

OTHER SERVICES

Help with:

  • Obtaining military awards

  • Obtaining military records

  • Speaking to Organization

  • Outreach to incarcerated veterans

  • Liaison among veteran groups

  • Burial Flags

  • Government Life Insurance

  • Bronze Star Flag Holders

  • VA National Cemetery

  • VB Annual Income Questionnaire

  • Employment, Veteran Employment and Re-employment

  • Discharge Review

 

NOTE: Since requirements for many programs vary, it is recommended that you contact the Mahnomen County Veterans Office of information on eligibility criteria.

 

 

Contact Us | Mahnomen County Courthouse, 311 N. Main Street, Mahnomen, MN  56557-0379 | Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

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