Veteran Affairs Federal Assistance

The Veteran Service Program provides assistance to all Veterans and their dependents in filing for Federal Benefits.

Eligibility for Federal Assistance Requires:

  • Be a wartime veteran with an honorable discharge (DD-214) between the following dates of service:
    • Indian War 1/1/1817 – 12/21/1898
    • Spanish American 4/21/1898 – 7/4/1902
    • WWI 4/6/1917 – 11/11/1918
    • WWII 12/7/1941 – 12/31/1946
    • Korea 6/27/1950 – 1/31/1955
    • Vietnam 8/5/1964 – 5/4/1975
    • In Country 2/28/1961 – 5/4/1975
    • Persian Gulf 8/2/1990 – No End Date Set
  • Be a widow or minor child of a wartime veteran honorably discharged between the prior list of dates
  • Be a resident of Pottawattamie County

Federal Benefits Include:

  • Filing for Compensation for a Service Connected injury or illness
  • Filing for Veteran’s or Widow’s Pension
  • Eligibility for Home Loans
  • Eligibility Verification Report
  • Aid and Attendance for Nursing Home and Housebound Veterans
  • Iowa Veterans Home Admittance
  • Educational Benefits
  • Obtaining Military Records
  • Upgrading Discharge
  • Government Head Stone or Grave Markers
Phone (712) 328-5797
Fax: (712) 328-5726
Hours 8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday through Friday
Location Veteran Affairs
623 6th Ave
Council Bluffs, IA 51501