Veterans Affairs Officer, Allendale

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.
Geographic AreaAllendale
Intake ProcedureContact the Veterans Affairs Officer in your home county. Basic 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.
Hours of Operation9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday
Contact Information
Contact's PositionVeterans' Affairs Officer
Physical Site Address 1184 Barnwell Highway
Physical Site City, State, ZipAllendale, SC 29810
Mailing Address 1P. O. Box 521
Mailing City, State, ZipAllendale, SC 29810-0521
Main Phone(803) 584-4226
Other Phone(803) 734-0200 State Office
Fax(803) 584-2212
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
SC Division of Veterans' Affairs
This Program: Veterans Affairs Officer, Allendale
Affiliated Services: Advocacy - Individual
Advocacy - System/Legislative
Assistive Technology Expenses (Equipment Expenses)
Dental Assistance
Medical Expenses
Medication & Drug Assistance
Veteran Benefits