Emergency fund replenished for Douglas County veterans in need

Douglas County Veterans Services receives $10,000 grant to continue helping those who served

Are you a Douglas County Veteran in need of assistance with housing, food, transportation, employment, mental health care, or other urgent issues?

As of Friday, July 1, you can apply for veterans emergency assistance funds for 2022.

The funding – the result of a grant from the Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs – is part of a robust arsenal of resources available through the Douglas County Veterans Services Officeserving veterans and their families in Douglas County.

The Office of Veterans Services provides access to special programs and services, while helping veterans apply for benefits, employment assistance, medical care, housing, and coordinating other services, such as transportation. The Office also assists surviving spouses, parents of dependents and dependents with claims for pension, disability, reimbursement of funeral expenses, etc.

Staffed entirely by veterans, trained and working in cooperation with the Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, all volunteers working in the office are certified by the National Associated of County Veterans Service Officers.

To learn more about the programs available, visit Veterans Services Office webpage, call 303-663-6200 or email [email protected].

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