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)
(Email)

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

 

A MESSAGE FROM THE VETERANS SERVICES 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:

Education

Home Loans

Life Insurance

Pension

Healthcare

IMPORTANT REMINDER!

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*

856-339-8603  

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

Location:
90 Market Street, Salem, NJ  08079

Members

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)

Headlines

Happy 100th Sandy Wentzell

Charles “Sandy” Wentzell is one of our Salem County Hero's and he turns 100 years young this month! Elsinboro VFW Post 253 shared Charles "Sandy" Wentzell turns 100 years young this month! Mark your calendar... on September 25, 2022 beginning at 1:00 PM, at the...

PACT Act

The PACT Act was signed into law and is a profoundly important piece of legislation for veterans, potentially will help veterans. They added more than 20 burn pit and other toxic exposure presumptive conditions based on the PACT Act.  It covers 16 countries and 24...

Camp Lejeune Justice Act

The Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022 was signed into law. The Act allows military veterans to file civil lawsuits against the US Government for harm caused by at least thirty days of exposure, including utero exposure, to water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejuene in...

SFC Robert H. Yancey Sr. Stand Down – Sept. 23, 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 – Nov. 3, 2022

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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