They Served & Sacrificed

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

Veterans Services

110 Fifth 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  

2021 Meetings

  • MARCH 18, 2021
  • MAY 13, 2021
  • AUGUST 12, 2021
  • NOVEMBER 4, 2021

4:30p
Fifth Street Office Complex Conference Room

 

Members

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

County Commissioners

Ed Ramsay
Mickey Ostrum (Alternate)

Headlines

Salem County – Veterans Events 2021

September 25 VETERANS’ PICNIC 12:00 – 4:00 pm Penns Grove VFW - Margaret Street, Penns Grove NJ September 30 VETERANS’ DINNER 6:00 pm Sharp Salem Community College - DuPont Field House Hollywood Avenue, Carneys Point NJ November 30 SALEM COUNTY MEDAL CEREMONY 6:00 pm...

Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccinations for Veterans of All Ages

Walk-in COVID-19 Vaccinations for Veterans of All Ages Enrolled in VA Health Care at Wilmington VA Medical Center Campus March 24-26. Wilmington VA Medical Center will be offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations to all Veterans enrolled in VA health care, regardless of...

Access to Capital for Veteran Owned Small Businesses

Please join us virtually March 16, 2021 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM (EST) as we discuss multiple ways to access capital for your veteran owned small business. You will hear from the Sheryl Paynter Lead Lender Relations & Economic Development Specialist with the N.J. SBA...

VA Mission Act of 2018

The new Community care Mission Act was passed in 2018 to become effective in June of 2019.

They Served & Sacrificed

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

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