Mercer County Veterans Affairs

Mercer County Veterans Affairs

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General Information
Description of ServiceMercer 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
Geographical 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
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
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.
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
Contact's Name Mr. Larry Scheetz
Physical Site Address 1 14 Mercer County Court House
Physical Site City, State, Zip Mercer, PA 16137
Main Phone 724-662-7511/7512
Hotline Phone Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
Other Phone 724-662-7511
Fax 724-662-7516
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Affiliated Program: Mercer County Veterans Affairs
This Service: Mercer County Veterans Affairs
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Active Military (YN-0500)
Burial Benefits (NS-1000)
Families of Active Military Personnel (YJ-2050.2030)
Families of Military Personnel/Veterans (YJ-2050)
Government Information Lines (TJ-3200.2500)
Health Insurance Premium Assistance (LH-5100.3000)
Memorials/Monuments (PL-7600.5500)
Military Reserves (YN-5000)
Military Transition Assistance Programs (TM-5200)
Property Tax Exemption Information (DT-8700.6500-600)
Retired Military (YN-7000)
Social Services for Military Personnel (TM-8200)
Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance (NT-8900)
Veteran Benefits Assistance (FT-1000.9000)
Veteran Employment Programs (ND-6500.9200)
Veterans (YN-9000)