Veterans Services Office
 

Mission:

To serve Randolph County veterans and their dependents, assuring that all VA claimants have consistent availability of qualified representation and assistance in obtaining benefits administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  

Summary:

Veterans Services works to ensure the highest quality of claims preparation and development for veterans and their dependents with the intent of affording the claimants the benefits to which they are entitled. A working knowledge of regulations is maintained and updated concerning veterans benefits. Staff attempt to reach out to disenfranchised and unserved veterans and establish working relationships with local, state, and federal organizations to assist veterans and their families who are in need of medical, mental health, educational, or other services and those readjusting from military to civilian life.

Services Available at the Randolph County Veterans Service Office

  • Burial Benefits - Assistance to family members in applying for headstones and markers for graves, burial expenses reimbursement, burial flags and Presidential Memorial Certificates.
     
  • Educational Benefits for Veterans and Dependents - Various education and training programs including the Montgomery GI bill and Veterans Education Assistance Program.  Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance, and Federal Employment and On-the-Job Training, may be available to assist veterans in furthering their education.  Visit the Department of Veterans Affairs website for more information.
     
  • Enroll in ChampVA Insurance - The Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) is a comprehensive health care program in which the VA shares the cost of covered health care services and supplies with eligible beneficiaries.
     
  • Enroll in VA Healthcare - Visit the US Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Administration page.
     
  • File Appeals - If you do not like a VA decision, most can be appealed. Start by contacting our office at 336.318.6909 for an appointment.
     
  • File Disability Compensation
     
  • File Non-Service Connected Disability Pension
     
  • Loan Guaranty Home Loan Program  - Assistance in obtaining VA guaranteed loans for a home, lot, manufactured home or condominium. Visit the US Department of Veterans Affairs website FAQ page for answers about who is eligible for a VA loan and reuse of eligibility for another VA loan.
     
  • Obtain DD 214 - Visit the National Archives website, the official repository for records of military personnel who have been discharged from the U.S. Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard.
     
  • Property Tax Exclusions for 100% Disabled Veterans  Tax Site
     
  • Survivor Benefits - Dependents and survivors of Veterans may apply for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation if the surviving member dies on active duty or as a result of service related disabilities.  Visit the US Department of Veterans Affairs website Benefits For Dependents and Survivors page.