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Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs

County of Monroe Department of Veterans Affairs

Five Branches insigniaDepartment of Veterans Affairs
Kathy Vanderbush, CVSO
965 S. Raisinville Rd
Monroe, Michigan  48161
734-240-3287, Fax 734-240-3286
9 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Michigan Veterans' Trust Fund
Monroe Office has closed effective July 1, 2016

Please Call 800-642-4838 To Apply for Assistance

Mission Statement

The mission of the Monroe County Department of Veterans Affairs is to assist veterans and their families in obtaining any and all county, state, and federal benefits to which they are entitled.  Benefits include, Initiate, develop and advocate claims for federal, state and local veterans benefits, assist veterans to enroll in the VA Health Care System, administer the county veterans burial allowance program and assist with other death benefits for veterans survivors, utilize and coordinate emergency assistance from the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund and County Veterans Relief Fund, and refer veterans and their families to other appropriate programs. As part of the outreach program, staff attends various community meetings to inform the public of benefits available.  Staff also attend ongoing training sessions that are offered by various service organizations, as well as state and national service officer organizations..

  Are you taking care of a veteran or a veteran's surviving spouse at home or are they in a nursing care facility?   The veteran or spouse may be eligible for the VA Program, Non Service Connected Pension with Aid and Attendance. The VA might provide a montly allowance to supplement your income for the care of a veteran or widow of a veteran.  A Veteran must have war-time service and qualify under the income and assets guidelines. 
Details on this program and assistance on how to apply can be provided by calling (734) 240-3287.

Related Links

Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Disabled American Veterans
Paralyzed Veterans of America
The American Legion
American Gulf War Veterans Association
GI Bill Web Site
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 142
Vietnam Veterans of America
To apply for a Copy of Discharge
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