Division on Aging, Disabilities and Veterans Services
Veterans Services Office
3000 Kozloski Road
Freehold, NJ 07728
Phone: 732-431-7450 Fax: 732-683-8676
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The Monmouth County Veterans Services Office serves the past, present, and future veterans of Monmouth County find the benefits and services to which they are entitled.
Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Services Provided: Veteran's assistance and referral services (see below)
Veteran’s assistance includes:
- Initiate a service-connected compensation and pension claims with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
- Guide Veterans through the process of gathering medical documentation to support service connected compensation and pension claims.
- Initiate request for all military records.
- Assist veterans’ widows, children, and other dependents in applying for benefits.
- Veterans Services Brochure
- Veterans' ID cards are available at the Monmouth County Clerk's Office and at the County Connection Office. Find local retailers who offer valuable discounts with the Veterans' Discount Spreadsheet.
Referral services include:
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder counseling
- Individual counseling
- Group counseling
- Family counseling
- Readjustment counseling
- Bereavement counseling
- VA Healthcare
- Referral for long-term care such as the Menlo Park, Vineland, and Paramus Veterans’
- Home loan guaranty
- Employment counseling/vocational rehabilitation
Interment services include:
- Maintains records of deceased Monmouth County veterans
- Locates any veterans grave upon the family’s request
- Handles requests for services from veterans and family members
- Memorial Day Flags - Distributes approximately 38,000 flags to veterans’ organizations to be placed on Monmouth County veterans’ graves.
New Jersey Department of Military and Veteran Affairs: www.state.nj.us/military/
Veterans Administration: www.va.gov/
Tinton Falls: http://www.newjersey.va.gov/locations/Tinton_Falls.asp
VA Hospitals - East Orange and Lyons: www.newjersey.va.gov/
Vietnam Veterans of America, New Jersey State Council: www.njscvva.org/
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial: www.njvvmf.org/
American Legion, New Jersey Department: www.njamericanlegion.org/
Veterans of Foreign Wars of New Jersey: www.njvfw.com/ (Click “Post Info” for District 6 Monmouth County Chapters)
New Jersey Veteran Organizations: www.vetfriends.com/organizations/directory.cfm?state=NJ