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.

  1. New research affirms critical need for caregivers in Veteran care

    New research published in the June 2019 edition of the journal Health Affairs shows the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Elizabeth Dole Foundation are working collectively to better integrate caregivers into a Veteran's health care...

  2. VA exceeds hiring goal of mental health providers by the thousands

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently surpassed its original goal to hire mental health providers by more than 1,000, through the Mental Health Hiring Initiative, which aims to achieve higher standards of access and quality care.

  1. 2018 Survivor's Pension Rates

    The VA Death Pension is a tax-free benefit for low-income, orphans and widows of deceased wartime Veterans.