Veterans Affairs Officer, Hampton

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

The mission of the Hampton County Veterans Affairs Office is to thoroughly and expeditiously provide individual client assistance to all Veterans, their dependents or survivors.

The department assists with filing applications for Education Benefits and Free Tuition Program for certain war veterans' children.

This office administers services that were set by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, including research, preparation, development, presentation and prosecution of claims submitted to the VA Regional Office in Columbia, SC, Philadelphia, PA, or the Board of Veteran's Appeals in Washington, DC. Additional services include training/certification, benefits' briefing and counseling.

Though state mandated, the Veteran Affairs Office is county funded.

Use the links below under "Affiliated Services" for more information about this agency's services.
LocationHampton
Geographic AreaHampton
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 Operation8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday (except for legal holidays). Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm for lunch
 
Contact Information
Contact's PositionVeterans' Affairs Officer
Physical Site Address 1201 Jackson Avenue West
Physical Site Address 2B.T. DeLoach Building
Physical Site City, State, ZipHampton, SC 29924
Mailing Address 1201 Jackson Avenue West
Mailing City, State, ZipHampton, SC 29924
Main Phone(803) 914-2085 or (803) 914-2087
Hotline PhoneToll-free: (800) 827-1000
Fax(803) 914-2089
Program Emailbhodges@hamptoncountysc.org
Web Addresswww.hamptoncountysc.org/index.asp?nid=31
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
SC Division of Veterans' Affairs
This Program: Veterans Affairs Officer, Hampton
Affiliated Services: Advocacy - Individual
Advocacy - System/Legislative
Assistive Technology Expenses (Equipment Expenses)
Dental Assistance
Medical Expenses
Medication & Drug Assistance
Veteran Benefits