Mahaska County Veterans Affairs Department

Find Mahaska County Iowa veterans affairs departments, or service organizations. Veterans affairs departments like the VA (Veterans Affairs), VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars), Amvets, and vet centers provide information and help with benefits, charities, insurance, disability, medical care, education, programs and compensation for veterans of the US Armed Forces.


Mahaska County Veterans Affairs 106 South 1st Street Oskaloosa IA 52577 641-673-7727


Veterans of Foreign Wars 1215 South 17th Street Oskaloosa IA 52577 641-673-3051

About Veterans Affairs Departments & Services

Mahaska County Veteran Service Organizations provide support for veterans of the US Armed Forces through a number of government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the Federal, Iowa State, and local Mahaska County, IA level. Veteran Services can include assistance with veteran benefits, support for veterans with disabilities, and access to insurance, medical care, and education benefits. At the Federal level, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides Veteran Services in Mahaska County.

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

Mahaska County VA Depts provides a number of services for America's veterans, including a range of veterans' benefits, medical care, and burial services. The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) provides education and vocational benefits such as the Montgomery GI Bill, pension services, and life insurance. It also issues disability compensation to veterans in Mahaska County, Iowa who have service-connected disabilities. In addition, the VBA offers counseling services, runs a housing program for veterans, Mahaska County home loan programs, and offers life insurance to service members, veterans and their dependents who are unable to get insurance from private companies.

Veterans Health Administration in Mahaska County, Iowa

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) provides medical services and health care to veterans, including through Mahaska County VA-run medical centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing home care units. The VHA also provides assistance to homeless veterans and care for veterans with disabilities in Mahaska County. Burial services for veterans are offered through the VA's National Cemetery Administration, which maintains national cemeteries for the burial of veterans and their family members.

VA Vet Centers

At the local Mahaska County level, the VA runs Vet Centers that provide a range of services to veterans, including employment assistance, counseling services, and assistance gaining access to VA benefits. These services are available to Mahaska County veterans, service members, and their families. Vet Center counseling services include readjustment counseling, bereavement counseling, and military sexual trauma counseling.

Mahaska County VFW & AMVET Posts

In addition to the VA, a number of private organizations provide Veteran Services in Mahaska County. The Mahaska County Veterans of Foreign Wars Posts (VFW) provides assistance with accessing VA services, offers grants to support veterans, and advocates for policies that help veterans. Mahaska County AMVETS Posts, or American Veterans, is an organization that advocates for veterans and provides services for veterans of the US Armed Forces.