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Veteran Services Program of Carroll County Email
Carroll County Bureau of Aging and Disabilities

125 Stoner Avenue
Westminster, MD 21157

410-386-3800 - voice
410-840-0436 - fax

Office HoursMonday - Friday; staff hours vary; please call to schedule an appointment
Contact 1Gina Valentine
Bureau Chief
410-386-3807 - voice
410-840-0436- fax
gvalentine@carrollcountymd.gov
Contact 2Bobbie Lawrence
Aging & Disabilities Services Supervisor
410-386-3820 - voice
410-840-0436- fax
PurposeThe Carroll County Veterans Services Program is dedicated to promoting the interests and welfare of veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America, their family members and survivors. The program focuses on enhancing the veteran's quality of life and improving outcomes through advocacy, claims assistance, education, counseling and facilitating access to other appropriate human services programs.
ServiceCollaborate with the United States Department of Veteran Affairs, Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs and Veterans Service Organizations in securing benefits for Veterans. Assist Veterans with obtaining their military discharge (DD214). Help with preparing and submitting compensation/pension claims to the Veterans Benefits Administration. Link veterans to the VA Healthcare system, advocate for veterans and their families and connect veterans to other community agencies, services and providers. Track claims and assist with additional development requests made by the Veterans Benefits Administration. Assist with denied claims by filing Notices of Disagreement or filing Appeals to reverse the negative decision. A Veterans Assistance Program is also offered to provide assistance to eligible Veterans with emergency needs that fall outside of what the VA system provides. The Veteran Assistance Program also provides services to eligible homeless Veterans.
Eligibilitymust be a Veteran, spouse of a Veteran
FeesNo fees
SubjectsVeterans
Last Updated7 October 2020