The Marion County Veterans Affairs Office assists former members of the United States Armed Forces and their families in filing a claim for benefits for which they may be entitled.  These claims include compensation  & pension benefits, VA healthcare enrollment, VA home loans, Life and Mortgage insurance, and burial benefits.  We also network with agencies throughout the community to aid the veteran/widow in obtaining additional assistance.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What types of disability payments are avaliable?

There is service-connected compensation which is based on injury, illness or disability that incurred or aggravated while on active duty. Also there is non-service connected pension, which is based on wartime service, character of discharge, total disability/or age 65 and older, and amount of countable annual household income.

  What types of disability payments are avaliable?

Is medical assistance avaliable?


Possibly. It depends on family income and net worth, length of active duty service and/or if condition is rated service-connected by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

 

How do I know if I'm eligibel for VA benefits?

Eligibility for benefits varies but is mainly based on active duty service (other than for training only) length and/or period of service, character of discharge, degree of disability, and countable annual household income.

 

 

Important Telephone Numbers:

  •  VA Regional Office 1-800-827-1000

  •  Pension Maintenance Center, Philadelphia, PA: 1-877-294-6380

  • Wm. Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center (Columbia): 1-800-293-8262  
                 
  • Florence VA Outpatient Clinic: 843-292-8383

  • Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (Charleston): 1-888-878-6884 
               
  • Myrtle Beach VA Outpatient Clinic: 843-477-0177

 

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