Sumter County Veteran Services

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Sumter County Veteran Services is a county agency created to assist all former, present and future members of the Armed Forces of the United States and their dependents in preparing claims for and securing compensation, hospitalization, vocational training and other benefits or privileges to which they may be entitled under any Federal or State law or regulation by reason of their service in the Armed Forces of the United States.

All services rendered under their subsection of Florida Statutes (FS 292.05) shall be without charge to the claimant.

  1. VA exceeds hiring goal of mental health providers by the thousands

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently surpassed its original goal to hire mental health providers by more than 1,000, through the Mental Health Hiring Initiative, which aims to achieve higher standards of access and quality care.

  2. VA's Vet Centers to host open houses to celebrate initiative's 40th anniversary

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will host open houses during the month of June to commemorate the 40th anniversary of its Vet Centers, which provide readjustment counseling for eligible Veterans, service members and their families.

  1. 2018 Survivor's Pension Rates

    The VA Death Pension is a tax-free benefit for low-income, orphans and widows of deceased wartime Veterans.