Pender County offers two convenient locations to help better serve our veterans. They are located in Burgaw and Hampstead. Office hours are listed above.
Our office provides a wide range of services to the Veteran and their family members. We serve all veterans, spouses, widows, and children of veterans residing in Pender County with all Veterans Administration matters.
Our office is responsible for securing allowable and applicable benefits for veterans and their dependents. Services include advising local veterans concerning their rights under various federal and state laws, counseling them, and assisting them by filling out the proper forms for forwarding to the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA). Work is guided by state and federal laws and regulations, and is performed independently under the general supervision of the District Service Officer of the NC Division of Veterans Affairs.
If you are interested in applying for VA benefits or need assistance with VA paperwork, please contact our office to schedule an appointment. A Veteran Service Officer (VSO) will meet with you to answer any questions you have about your benefit eligibility. We will then help you submit any paperwork and assist with gathering any necessary documentation and evidence to support your claim.
A VSO serves as a as liaison between the veteran and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Summary of Benefits: • Service- Connected Disability Compensation • Non-Service Connected Disability Pension • Death and Indemnity Compensation • Widow’s Pension Benefits • VA Guaranteed Home Loans • Veterans Health Administration Enrollments • State Veterans Nursing Home Enrollments • Grave Markers • Burial Reimbursements • Appeals
Additional Benefits: • Automobile adaptations and other conveyance equipment • Special Adaptive Housing / Special Housing Adaptation • Annual clothing allowance • Individual Unemployability • Housebound and Aid & Attendance Increases • Addition of Dependent to Benefits • DD-214 and Medal replacement • Assistance with securing transportation to VA medical facilities
NC Division of Veterans Affairs (NCDVA) Benefits: • NCDVA Scholarships • One-time fee hunting/fishing license • Special Veterans license plates • Property Tax Reductions
IT IS STRONGLY ADVISED THAT YOU SEEK THE ASSISTANCE OF A VETERANS SERVICE OFFICER BEFORE SUBMITTING ANY APPLICATIONS OR FORMS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS. PLEASE BRING ANY FORMS BY OUR OFFICE FOR REVIEW BEFORE MAILING!