The primary functions of the Veteran Services office are to be knowledgeable of all facets of VA benefits and provide assistance to the veteran when developing and filing a claim. In addition, the office processes applications for county burial benefits and emergency monetary assistance as mandated by the State of Michigan. The office also maintains an active outreach program, informing area veterans' organizations of the services rendered.
The mission of the Berrien County Veteran Services office is to serve as a centralization point which is exclusively mandated with the responsibility to assist veterans and dependents with federal and state benefits. This service-oriented philosophy of operation is fully sensitized to the needs, problems, and desires of the veteran.
Who is Eligible for Benefits
Spouse of Veterans
Surviving spouse of Veterans
Child of a deceased or disabled Veterans
Parents who lost a son or daughter in military service