Sumter County Veteran Services

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Sumter County Veteran Services is a county agency created to assist all former, present and future members of the Armed Forces of the United States and their dependents in preparing claims for and securing compensation, hospitalization, vocational training and other benefits or privileges to which they may be entitled under any Federal or State law or regulation by reason of their service in the Armed Forces of the United States.

All services rendered under their subsection of Florida Statutes (FS 292.05) shall be without charge to the claimant.

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