The mission of Lee County Veterans Service is to pursue a high quality of life for local veterans, their families and their survivors.
It is our goal to increase public awareness of the services available to veterans and their families. We advocate for Lee County veterans and their families by assisting them in obtaining the benefits to which they are entitled.
Veterans Services is part of Lee County Senior Services housed at the Enrichment Center of Lee County. Veterans Services office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Get Assistance With Your VA Benefits
Monday—Friday 8:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m. by appointment only. Walk-ins subject to availability.
Lee County Veterans Service Officer
919-776-0501 Ext. 2209
Assessing and confirming eligibility
Completing documentation required by the VA and NCDVA (North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs)
Explaining complex issues and forms
Referring veterans and service members to other agencies that may be of assistance
The Veterans office provides information about veterans rights and entitlements under various local, state and federal laws, actively assists them in filling out necessary forms, and obtains documents and other evidence to forward to the North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs for review and presentation to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The Veterans Service Office processes claims for the following:
- Disabilities Compensation (Service Connected)
- Disabilities Pension (Non-Service Connected)
- Educational Benefits
- Insurance (Life)
- Death and Burial Benefits
- Health Care (Hospital, Clinic, Nursing Home)
- State Veterans Benefits
The Veterans Office supports all local veterans organizations and the Lee County Veterans Council. The office offers support for homebound veterans and/or veterans and dependents confined in nursing homes to ensure continuation of benefits.