Mercer County Veterans Affairs

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General Information
Description of ProgramMercer County Veterans Affairs provides assistance in applying for county, state and federal veteran’s benefits. Veterans Services provides a wide range of benefits, resources and assistance.

County benefits include:
  • Burial Allowance
  • Burial Plots
  • Headstones and Installation Allowances
  • Flags and Emblem Markers
  • Safeguard DD-214
For more information visit Mercer County Veterans Affairs

State benefits include:
  • Blind Veterans Pension
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Educational Gratuity
  • Paralyzed Veterans Pension
  • Real Property Tax Exemption
  • State Veterans Home System
  • Widow's Real Property Tax Exemption
For more information visit Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

Federal benefits include:
  • Disability Compensation
  • eBenefits
  • Education & Training
  • GI Bill
  • Healthcare
  • Life Insurance
  • Mortgage Delinquency Assistance
  • Pension
  • Survivor Benefits (DIC)
  • VA Guaranteed Home Loans
  • VetSuccess
For more information visit VA Benefits in Brief
Geographic AreaMercer
Intake ProcedureApply for your VA benefits at your Local Regional Offices: VA regional offices can assist you with filing the appropriate VA forms.Also, to apply for a specific benefit, visit Applying for Benefits. In addition, VSO's (Veteran Service Organizations) can assist you as well by answering general questions and even petitioning on your behalf for services they believe you are qualified to receive.
Intake RequirementsProof of service.
Client Information
EligibilityYou may be eligible for VA benefits if you are a: veteran; veteran's dependent; surviving spouse, child or parent of a deceased veteran; uniformed service member; present or former reservist or National Guard member.
Contact Information
Contact's NameMr. Larry Scheetz
Physical Site Address 114 Courthouse
Physical Site City, State, ZipMercer, PA 16137
Main Phone724-662-7511/7512
Hotline PhoneVeterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
Other Phone724-662-7511
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
This Program: Mercer County Veterans Affairs
Affiliated Services: Mercer County Veterans Affairs