County level services include providing direct emergency economic aid for vital necessities to veterans, their widow, and dependents, according to their needs. Personal visits for assistance and claims to housebound veterans or dependents. Must have an honorable or under honorable conditions discharge from active duty and wartime service. Must be a resident in Nebraska for the past one year and 6 months of that year in Dodge County.
State level services do not require wartime service; completes applications for the Nebraska Veterans Aid Fund. Fee exempt fishing and hunting permits for veterans with 50% or more service connected disabilities, and $5.00 fee for all eligible veterans 64 years old or older. Applications to the Nebraska Veterans Homes, waivers of tuition.
Federal level services include providing and/or completing Veteran Administration forms for claims relating but not limited to service connected compensation, disability pension, widow's pension, burial allowance, grave markers/headstones, educational benefits, home loans, insurance, indebtedness, and character of service upgrades.
Agency: Dodge County Offices
Languages Available: English
Intake: Call for information or walk in; prefer appointments
Eligibility: Veterans and their dependents
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pmAreas Served: