Veterans Affairs Officer, Sumter

 
General Information
Description of ProgramThe South Carolina State Office of Veterans' Affairs oversees local Veterans' Affairs Officers (VAOs) in each of the state's 46 counties. The County VAO will assist US Armed Forces veterans and their dependents with accessing federal benefits and assistance programs that are in place to support military veterans and their families ,including: compensation and pension, hospital and nursing home care, burial, insurance, education and home loans.

In addition to federal benefits, the VAO also assists in obtaining state benefits, which include nursing home care, Veterans automobile tags, tax exemptions and dependent education.

The Veterans' Affairs Officer offers a range of services. Use the links below under "Affiliated Programs and Services" for more information.
LocationSumter
Geographic AreaSumter
Intake ProcedureContact the Veterans Affairs Officer for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Additional RequirementsBasic documentation needed to file claims: proof of discharge other than dishonorable (DD214), social security numbers, marital information, and possibly family financial information.
 
Client Information
EligibilityHonorably discharged, separating or retired military veterans and their dependents are eligible for assistance.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree
 
Availability
Hours of Operation8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday
 
Contact Information
Contact's PositionVeterans' Affairs Officer
Physical Site Address 114 Law Range
Physical Site Address 2Located on 1st Floor
Physical Site City, State, ZipSumter, SC 29150
Main Phone(803) 436-2302 or (803) 436-2302
Other Phone(800) 827-1000 Toll free
Fax(803) 436-2408
Program Emailvbrunson@sumtercountysc.org
Web Addresswww.sumtercountysc.org/vetaffairs.htm
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
SC Division of Veterans' Affairs
This Program: Veterans Affairs Officer, Sumter
Affiliated Services: Advocacy - Individual
Advocacy - System/Legislative
Assistive Technology Expenses (Equipment Expenses)
Dental Assistance
Medical Expenses
Medication & Drug Assistance
Veteran Benefits