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Office of Veteran Affairs

Agency: Camden County Office of Veterans Affairs
Service Description:

The Office of Veterans Affairs serves all veterans and their family members within Camden County.

Services Provided by the Camden County Veterans Affairs Office:

- VA eligibility qualification for all VA programs for veterans and family members, including:
* VA Education Programs
* VA Home Loan Guarantee, certificates and booklets
* Disability compensation for service disabled veterans
* VA Pensions for low-income, non-service disabled war veterans and their widows
* Medical Benefits: Inpatient, outpatient and nursing home care
* Burial Benefits: Plot and burial allowance, headstone, grave markers and veteran's cemeteries information
* GI insurance: Term and whole life insurance, beneficiary claims
* Indemnity compensation to eligible survivors of veterans who died of service-contacted causes
- Veteran documentation administration, including:
* Discharge re-placement & ordering service/medical records
* Ordering medals/awards and formally presenting when possible
* File for discharge upgrades, when warranted
- Veterans social services, including:
* Assistance with drug and alcohol related problems.
* Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) counseling.
* Transportation to VAMC for special needs veterans
* Prison outreach program
* Referral agent for social service agencies
- Other Veterans services, including:
* Veterans liaison to the USS Battleship New Jersey.
* Coordinate a Veterans Speakers Bureau, for schools, churches, social, civic organizations where veterans share their military history.
* Reordering new military head stones and issuing of flags and markers for cemetery decorations on Memorial Day

The office also offers Armed Forces recruiting information for all branches of service.

Fees:

None

Eligibility:

Veterans, wives, children, parents, widows and war orphans.

Application Instructions:

Contact the program for more information.

Required Documents:

  • birth certificate
  • Certificate of Discharge (DD214)
  • death certificate
  • marriage license
  • Last Update: March 23, 2016

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    Address:

    3 Collier Dr

    Blackwood, NJ 08012

    Web Address:

    http://www.camdencounty.com/veterans

    Areas Served:

    Camden County

    Business Hours:

    Mon - Fri 9:00am - 3:00pm

    Telephones: types, numbers and hours
    Type Number Details
    Main Phone (856) 374-5801
    Fax (856) 374-5302 Fax number for service

    Email:

    Features:

    Payment/Funding

  • Free
  • Referral Required

  • No referral required
  • Special Populations

  • Veterans