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 Otoe County.
State level services do not require wartime service. Assist in completing applications for the Nebraska Veterans Aid Fund; fee exempt fishing and hunting 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.
- (402) 873-9541
- Bill Hessler
Otoe County Offices
County Clerk: (402) 873-9500
Fax: (402) 873-9506
1021 Central Avenue
Agency: Otoe County Offices
Eligibility: Veterans and their dependents
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm