Salem County Veterans Services

They Served & Sacrificed

Now we do our best to ensure the needs of Salem County Veterans are met and exceeded

Veterans Services

90 Market Street, Salem, NJ  08079

856-339-8603 (Main)
609-774-7450 (Cell)
856-878-4639 (Fax)

Business Hours

Mon – Fri from 8:30am – 3:30pm
Appointments recommended to assure availability.

Veterans Crisis Line

One call can make a difference.

Message from Director



Services Offered to Veterans
and Their Families

Phone Counseling

A simple phone call is all that might be needed to make a difference in your life. No matter what you need help with, we're here for you.

Filing Claims

We provide assistance in preparing and filing claims in the County Office, in homes or assisted living facilities as needed.

Veterans Cemetery

Assistance working with funeral directors, obtaining markers and making arrangements for burial in the County Veterans Cemetery.

Military History

Assistance obtaining military history, awards and discharge papers, whether for the Veteran or family members researching their history.

Community Outreach

Conducts speaking engagements for educational purposes and participation in community parades, events and functions.

Special Affairs

Hosts special affairs throughout the year honoring our veterans, such as the “Salem County Salutes Our Armed Forces Enlistees Ceremony”.

We can help you understand and apply for:


Home Loans

Life Insurance




All veterans must enroll in VA Healthcare to be eligible for benefits such as:
Hearing Aids  ♦  Glasses  ♦  Long Term Care  ♦  VA Home Caregivers  ♦  VA Hospice  ♦  And more....

This enrollment will not interfere with any of your existing private programs or doctors. Please contact the Salem County Veterans’ Office for review of eligibility to enroll.

Director of Veterans Affairs

Joseph J. Hannagan, Jr.
*Contact for Toys for Toys of Salem County*


2022 Meetings

February 17, 2022
April 21, 2022
June 16, 2022
August 18, 2022
October 20, 2022
December 8, 2022 (subject to change)

Time: 4:30pm

90 Market Street, Salem, NJ  08079


Joe Hannagan
Edward Hassler
Pat Hassler
Jeff Ridgway
Sam Willis
Daniel Reilly
William Berglund
Jaci Bobbitt
Mark Taylor Jr.
Brenda Parris Banks
Lester Sutton
Fredrick Weisgerber
Bob Richards
Frank Hofacker

County Commissioners

Ed Ramsay
Mickey Ostrum (Alternate)


Veterans Appreciation Picnic

Join us September 17, 2022 from Noon – 4:00 P.M. for the Veterans Appreciation Picnic. Please RSVP by: August 30, 2022. See post for all details.

VFW Post 8840 TIKI BAR Grand Opening

Grand Opening VFW POST 8840 - 100 Margaret Street, Penns Grove, NJ 08069 FIND ON MAP TIKI BAR Join Us SUNDAY JULY 10, 1:00 PM Drink Specials ★ Axe Throwing ★ Corn Hole ★ Music ★ Free Hot Dogs

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline 988

Beginning July 16, 988 will become the nationwide dialing code for crisis & suicide prevention. This will allow anyone to call 988 and get help specifically designed for someone dealing with a mental health crisis.

SFC Robert H. Yancey Sr. Stand Down 2022

Veterans ONLY, Proof of Service Required Date & Time: Friday, Sept. 23, 2022 from 8:30am - 1:00pm Location: Cherry Hill National Guard Armory, Grove Street & Park Blvd, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002 The Following Services and Assistance Are Available: VA Benefit...

Military Service Medal Ceremony

You're Invited! Award ceremony honoring Salem County Veterans for their honorable service. Public Ceremony Where: Salem Community College, Davidow Hall Theater, 460 Hollywood Avenue, Carneys Point, NJ 08069 When: Thursday, November 3, 2022 at 6:00PM (Sharp) Doors open...

They Served & Sacrificed

Now we do our best to ensure the needs of Salem County Veterans are met and exceeded

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