County level services provide 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 or wartime service. Must be a resident in Nebraska for the past one year and 6 months of that year in Jefferson County.
State level services do not require wartime service. Assist in completing applications for the Nebraska Veterans Aid Fund, fee exempt fishing and hunting, park permits, applications to the Nebraska Veterans Homes, and waivers of tuition.
Federal level services provide and/or complete 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.
Jefferson County Offices
Clerk's Office: (402) 729-6818
Fax: (402) 729-6806
411 4th Street
Agency: Jefferson County Offices
Intake: Call for appointment
Eligibility: Veterans' and their dependents
Documents Required: Any Military Discharge papers
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon and 1 pm-3 pm