In observance of Veterans Day, November 11 the Mesa County Department of Human Services would like to highlight the services available through the County Veteran Service Officer (VSO). VSO, Dave Montoya, from the Mesa County Workforce Center is available to help veterans navigate their Veteran benefits. VSO’s help gather the information necessary to support a claim, filing a claim, and tracking the claim through the VA system. A County VSO can also assist with filing appeals for denied claims. Some of the services the County VSO can assist with include:
· Pension, Aid & Attendance, Nursing Home Care Claims
· Insurance Benefits & Eligibility
· Educational Benefits
· Burial & Death Benefits
· Federal, State & Local Benefits
· Recovery of Military Service Records
· Referral for: housing, health, employment, counseling, and other support agencies
Department of Human Service’s Executive Director Tracey Garchar states, “I strongly encourage local Veterans make use of the services provided by our Veteran Service Officer. Dave’s expertize can help Vets avoid the pitfalls and delays that can result from missing paperwork or improperly filled out claim forms.”
The Mesa County Veteran’s Service Officer provides services to veterans who served in the United State Armed Forces, their surviving spouses and dependent children.
Call today to schedule an appointment! 970-248-2733.