The Lake County Veterans Services Office will provide claims assistance at select libraries

The Lake County Veterans Services Office will begin providing Veterans Administration (VA) claims assistance to Lake County veterans at satellite offices of select Lake County libraries.

Satellite offices will be held every Wednesday starting February 2 in Meeting Room A at the Cagan Crossings Community Library, located at 16729 Cagan Oaks in Clermont and every Thursday starting February 3 in the library’s Hillcrest Room of Fruitland Park, located at 604 W Berckman St in Fruitland Park.

Veterans requiring assistance will be seen by appointment only. To schedule an appointment at a satellite location, call (352) 742-6585 or email [email protected].

Lake County Veterans Services Office Information

The Lake County Office of Veterans Services coordinates with the VA and other federal and state agencies regarding processing applications and other benefits veterans may be entitled to. Services provided by our knowledgeable and compassionate office staff include:

– Request for form DD 214 (service receipt);
– Preparation/coordination of applications for veterans’ disability benefits;
– Funeral/death benefits;
– Assistance with registration for VA health benefits;
– Applications for the VA home loan program, educational and vocational training, awards and medals; and – Requests to add the Veteran’s name to the Lake County Veterans Wall.

Information about veterans benefits for any discharged veteran of the United States Armed Forces and their dependents can be obtained from Lake County Veterans Service offices.

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