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Welcome to the Grundy County Veteran Affairs Office

Lisa Aguon, Director
414 Main St.
Reinbeck, IA 50669
(Reinbeck City Hall)

Hours:     4:00pm - 8:00pm        Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
               9:00am - 1:00pm        Saturday

           

Ph: 319-215-8352

Click here to email: gcva03@hotmail.com

William Beyer |  | Mary Corwin  |  |  Gary James  

The Veteran Affairs Commission

Announcements

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Veteran Designation May Now Be Placed on Iowa Driver's License or Non-Operator ID Cards. An honorably discharged veteran can present a copy of their DD214 to the Driver's License Clerk to get the "Veteran" designation on their license. For more information you can contact the Grundy County Veterans Affairs Director at 319-215-8352.

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New Legislation related to Veterans and people who help them with benefits.  New legislation in House File 414 requires all private individuals or businesses offering to help veterans get their benefits for a fee must give all prospective clients a written statement disclosing that a veteran may apply for these same services at no charge through a local service organization or County Veteran Affairs Office. Before entering into an agreement or contract, the veteran must sign a veteran disclosure statement.  The statement has been coordinated with the Consumer Protections Division, Iowa Department of Justice.  To see House File 414 CLICK HERE.

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Honor a Veteran: The Iowa Secretary of State has a new program to honor veterans. If you leave a message on the site, you'll recieve a lapel pin. Please take a moment to check out this website: http://www.sos.iowa.gov/veterans

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VETERANS stop at the Veteran Affairs Office to find out about specials that are offered to our Veterans, such as: Free Meals, Discounts and many more items. The office is located at 414 Main St; Reinbeck, IA or you can call at 319-215-8352 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Smart Phone App Helps Veterans Manage PTSD. The Department of Veterans Affairs is pleased to introduce a smart phone app that will allow Veterans to get help with PTSD. Click here for more info.

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VA Launches New PSA on Suicide Prevention for Veterans. Confidential Crisis Line Provides 24/7 Access to Help at 1-800-273-TALK(8255). Read the full press release by clicking here.

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Home Buyer Tax Credits for Veterans. Click here for information of special rules regarding home tax credits for Qualified Service Members.

The Veteran Affairs Commission

The Veteran Affairs Commission provides assistance to all qualifying veterans and their dependents in applying for federal benefits and other related programs or matters:

  • VA Medical Care – Health care and medications
  • Compensation – Monthly benefit for injury incurred or aggravated by service (no time limit)
  • Pension – Income based financial assistance programs for veterans
  • Housebound/Aid & Attendance – Additional benefit to pension based on health care needs
  • Iowa Veterans Home and nursing home care
  • Military Records – obtaining and upgrading
  • Burial Benefits & Grave Markers
  • Educational Benefits
  • Home Loan Benefits

The Veterans Affairs Commission provides emergency assistance for qualifying veterans (pursuant to Iowa Code 250) with financial hardships and maintains Grave Registration for all persons who served in the armed forces of the United States whose remains rest in Grundy County, Iowa.

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