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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.

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A MESSAGE FROM THE VETERANS SERVICES DIRECTOR

Services Offered to Veterans
and Their Families

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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.

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Filing Claims

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

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Veterans Cemetery

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

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Military History

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

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Community Outreach

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

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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  

2020 Meetings

  • MARCH 19, 2020
  • MAY 14, 2020
  • AUGUST 13, 2020
  • NOVEMBER 12, 2020

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

Freeholder Liaisons

Scott Griscom
Mickey Ostrum (Alternate)

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You’re Invited to Attend Our Zoom Webinar

Wilmington VA Webinar co-hosted with Military One Source Thursday, August 27, 20202:00 p.m. –3:00 p.m. Please join our ZOOM webinar to hear about VA & local resources available in Delaware & Southern NJ. We will share information on VA Homeless Services,...

Wilmington VA Webinar

Wilmington VA Webinar co-hosted with Military One Source Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2020 Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Please join our ZOOM webinar to hear about VA & local resources available in Delaware & Southern NJ. We will share information on Financial Coaching,...

Flag Retirement

June 11, 2020 1:00 – 4:00 pm (Retirement only; no ceremony) Salem County Veterans’ Memorial Park & Cemetery Route 45, Pilesgrove, NJ   In conjunction with VFW Post #253 in Salem, we will again properly dispose of U.S. Flags in poor condition. Flags can also be...

Salem County Memorial Day Event Cancelled

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and social distancing guidelines, we have made the decision to cancel the Annual Memorial Day event which is held at the Salem County War Veterans Memorial Park and Cemetery.

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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