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 Crisis Line

One call can make a difference.

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 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

Brenda P. Banks

856-339-8603  

Meetings

February 15, 2024
April 11, 2024
June 13, 2024
August 1, 2024
October 10, 2024
Additional meetings, as appropriate

Time: 4:30pm

Location:
90 Market Street, Salem, NJ  08079
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Members

Brenda Parris Banks
William Berglund
Cordell Carr
Joseph Hannagan, Jr.
Pat Hassler
Frank Hofacker
Sandra Kearney
Bob Richard
Daniel Reilly
Jeff Ridgway
Megan Smith
Lester Sutton
Mark Tayler, Jr.
Fedrick (Rick) Weisgerber
Vacant

County Commissioners

Daniel Timmerman
Ed Ramsay (Alternate)

Headlines

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...

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.

They Served & Sacrificed

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