Palmetto Disaster Recovery office is now doing intake at the Disaster Recovery Office, (DRC), located at Marion County Industrial Park in the Road Rescue Building, 2914 Spartan Place, Marion, SC. 


Citizens may call the Marion County EOC information line for automated information at: 1-843-275-6087


For information on Non-Emergency matters, please contact the Marion County Emergency Operations Center at 843-275-6087 or 843-275-6088


For shelters and shelter information, call the American Red Cross: 843-477-0020


For evacuation routes, traffic, and road conditions, call SCDOT: 888-877-9151


Emergency ONLY, always call 911.

Have A Safe Autumn 

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.

Is medical assistance available?

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 eligible 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

  •  Florence VA Outpatient Clinic                                                                    843-292-8383

  • Wm. Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center (Columbia)                                  1-800-293-8262  
  • Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (Charleston)                              1-888-878-6884 
  • Myrtle Beach VA Outpatient Clinic                                                           843-477-0177
  •  Education                                                                                                         1-888-442-4551
  • Debt Management                                                                                           1-800-827-0648  
  • Veterans Crisis Line                                                                                    1-800-273-8255 Press 1 
  • VA Inspector General                                                                                1-800-488-8244