Veterans Affairs Officer, Georgetown

General Information
Description of ProgramFrom the agency's Web site:

"To assist veterans and their dependents in filing applications to determine their basic eligibility and conditions of benefits entitlement as administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. This includes research, preparation, development, presentation and prosecution of claims submitted to the VA Regional Office in Columbia, SC or the Board of Veterans Appeals in Washington, D.C. Though state-mandated, the local VA Office is County-funded. Additional services include benefits counseling, Veterans assistance and dependents assistance."

Use the links below under "Affiliated Programs and Services" for more information about this agency's services.
Geographic AreaGeorgetown
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
Hours of Operation8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday, Closed 12:00 � 1:00 for lunch
Contact Information
Contact's PositionVeterans' Affairs Officer
Physical Site Address 1537 Lafayette Circle
Physical Site City, State, ZipGeorgetown, SC 29440
Main Phone(843) 545-3330
Fax(843) 545-3312
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
SC Division of Veterans' Affairs
This Program: Veterans Affairs Officer, Georgetown
Affiliated Services: Advocacy - Individual
Advocacy - System/Legislative
Assistive Technology Expenses (Equipment Expenses)
Dental Assistance
Medical Expenses
Medication & Drug Assistance
Veteran Benefits