Volusia County has expanded services at its Veterans Services office at 1845 Holsonback Drive, Daytona Beach.
The office now has three full-time veterans counselors and is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Appointments can be made by calling (386) 254-4646.
In addition to the office, you also may call the Veterans Administration toll-free at (800) 827-1000.
The counselors assist all former and current members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their dependents in preparing claims for compensation, hospitalization, vocational training and other benefits and privileges.
Veterans Services also has offices at 123 W. Indiana Ave., Room 100, DeLand; 717 W. Canal St., New Smyrna Beach; and 775 Harley Strickland Blvd., Orange City. Through the efforts of the staff, more than $176 million is distributed to veterans and their dependents each year.
The Veterans Services Division can assist you with the following issues: appeals to the board, burial benefits, dependents’ educational assistance, dependency and indemnity, service-related disability compensation and pension, home loans, life insurance, medical enrollment and treatment, naturalization, discharge upgrades, education and training, employment rights and benefits and overpayments.
For more information, call (386) 740-5102 or visit: Volusia.org/Veterans