Etowah County Veterans Affairs in Gadsden Alabama

Address and phone number for Etowah County Veterans Affairs, a Veterans Affairs Department, at Forrest Avenue, Gadsden AL.


Name
Etowah County Veterans Affairs
Address
800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama, 35901
Phone
256-549-5459
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-3:30 PM

About the Etowah County Veterans Affairs

The Etowah County Veterans Affairs, located in Gadsden, AL, provides support for veterans of the US Armed Forces. Veteran Services connects veterans with several government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the federal, Alabama state, and Gadsden level. These services include veteran benefits assistance, services for veterans with disabilities, and information about medical care, insurance, and education benefits. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) also provides veteran services in Gadsden.

You may contact Veterans Services for questions about:
  • Applying for military and veterans' benefits
  • Veterans Affairs Offices and Vet Centers
  • Etowah County VA Hospitals and health benefits
  • VA Burial services
  • Etowah County VFW and AMVETS posts
Applying for Veterans' Benefits

Veterans in Gadsden can contact Etowah County Veterans Affairs for information about applying for veterans' benefits, including healthcare benefits, educational benefits, or health insurance. The office can answer questions about eligibility for benefits, including which benefits apply to the spouses and children of veterans. Veterans Services also helps veterans connect with other offices and organizations that provide veterans' benefits.

Gadsden VA Benefits

The VA in Gadsden offers benefits such as medical care, burial services, and disability compensation. The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) provides additional benefits, such as the Montgomery GI Bill, vocational benefits, life insurance, and pension services. The VBA also manages the disability compensation program for Gadsden veterans with service-related disabilities. Veterans can contact the Etowah County Veterans Affairs for information about additional benefits, including the Etowah County home loan program, veteran housing programs in Gadsden, and life insurance for veterans and their dependents.

VA Vet Centers

In Etowah County, the VA operates Vet Centers that offer services to veterans. These include employment assistance, VA benefit support, and counseling services. In addition to veterans, current service members, military spouses, and children qualify for Vet Center services, such as readjustment counseling, military sexual trauma counseling, and bereavement counseling. Veterans in Gadsden can contact a VA Vet Center to learn more about these services.

Alabama Veterans Health Administration Services

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) offers multiple programs in Alabama, including medical services and healthcare. In Etowah County, the VA runs medical centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing home services. The VHA also offers assistance programs for homeless vets and veterans with disabilities. In addition, the VA manages the National Cemetery Administration, which provides burial services and assistance for veterans and their family members, including at national cemeteries.

Gadsden VFW & AMVET Posts

Veterans can also contact Etowah County Veterans Affairs to connect with private organizations that offer Veteran Services in Gadsden. For example, the Gadsden Veterans of Foreign Wars Posts (VFW) helps veterans access VA services, provides grants to support veterans, and promotes policies to help veterans. The Etowah County AMVETS Posts, or American Veterans, also offers services for veterans of the US Armed Forces.

Contact the Etowah County Veterans Affairs

You may contact the Etowah County Veterans Affairs by calling 256-549-5459, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Etowah County Veterans Affairs, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama, 35901.


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