Welcome to Ross County Veterans Service Office

VETERAN SERVICE COMMISSION

JOHN BARNHART

PRES-REPRESENTING DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS

DWIGHT FOWLER

 VICE PRES- REPRESENTING AMVETS

RAY SCHINKLE

 SEC-REPRESENTING VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS

ROBERT BARNHART

 REPRESENTING AMERICAN LEGION 

TIM VELARDE

 VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA

BOARD MEETINGS

 Board meetings are the second Thursday of each month starting at 0930. Next board meeting is July 11, 2019.

About Us

RELIEF MISSION- To provide temporary assistance for basic needs to those who served their country honorably.

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For those making a conscientous effort to improve their situation.

ELIGIBILITY

Veterans, spouses, widows, dependent children. (Those with legal custody may apply on behalf of a veteran's dependent child).

Residency- Must be resident of the State of Ohio and resided in Ross County no less than 90 days. Time spent hospitalized or incarcerated does not count toward establishing ones residency.

Income limitations.

Active Duty- other than time spent training.

Character of Discharge- must be present on DD 214 and acceptable under office guidelines.

Picture identification and veterans DD-214 required at time of application.

Services

Guidance in applying for benefits administered by the VA such as Pension, Compensation & Survivor benefits. Navigating the appeals process, address changes etc.

Military records recovery, replacement Medals, Decorations and Awards

Income verification statements

Diplomas for War Veterans

Emergency Assistance

Information on Ohio's Veteran Homes in Sandusky and  Georgetown

Transportation to VA scheduled appointments

Funeral/Burial assistance, plots, Government headstones, flags and standards

Children's school clothing


OFFICE STAFF

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RICHARD SHANKS

DIRECTOR/COUNTY SERVICE OFFICER

STACEY BOROFF

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR/COUNTY SERVICE OFFICER

JOHNA PULVER

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR/ CLERK

NICHOLETTE BOLTE

TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR/COUNTY SERVICE OFFICER

Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our Veterans, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Ross County Veterans Service Office

Ross County Veterans Service Office 475 Western Ave Suite C Chillicothe, OH 45601

740-772-1600

Hours

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