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.

 

 

Mahnomen County Courthouse, 311 N. Main Street, Mahnomen, MN  56557-0379 | Phone: 218-935-5669 | Fax: 218-936-5656 | Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

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