Veterans Affairs Officer, Chester

 
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.
LocationChester
Geographic AreaChester
Intake ProcedureContact the Veterans Affairs Officer for more information. No appointments are necessary.
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 1154 Main Street
Physical Site City, State, ZipChester, SC 29706
Mailing Address 1Post Office Drawer 580
Mailing City, State, ZipChester, SC 29706
Main Phone(803) 385-6157
Fax(803) 581-7085
Program Emailjmcwaters@chestercounty.org
Web Addresswww.chestercounty.org/departments/veterans_affairs.html
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
SC Division of Veterans' Affairs
This Program: Veterans Affairs Officer, Chester
Affiliated Services: Advocacy - Individual
Advocacy - System/Legislative
Assistive Technology Expenses (Equipment Expenses)
Dental Assistance
Medical Expenses
Medication & Drug Assistance
Veteran Benefits