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Veterans Service Office

The Douglas County Veterans Service Office will be closed Sept. 21-24, while staff attends certification training. The Office will reopen on Monday, Sept. 27.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Douglas County Veterans Service Office is open Monday – Thursday.
Appointments are recommended but not required. 

You may also contact us:

  • By calling 303-663-6200 and leaving a message with your name and phone number.
  • Email [email protected] with the full name, address, phone number, and email address of the veteran (and the claimant, if other than the veteran, such as the surviving spouse.) If possible email a pdf copy of the veteran’s DD214.
  • Complete the Veteran’s Inquiry Form.

What’s New

  • Aug. 28, 2021 – Larkspur Veterans Monument groundbreaking ceremony
    Join in honoring local veterans Saturday, Aug. 28 at 10 a.m. at the Larkspur Community Park at 8850 Spruce Mountain Rd. The event will take place near the fire pit at the back of the park, past the large pavilion.
  • Aug. 12, 2021 – VA Adds New Southwest Asia Presumptives|
    The VA will begin processing claims August 2 for asthma, rhinitis and sinusitis on a presumptive basis for particular matter exposures during service in Southwest Asia if these conditions manifested within 10 years a of a qualifying period of military service. For more information contact the Veteran Service Office at 303-663-6200 or [email protected]
  • Funds available to serve at-risk veterans
    Emergency assistance is available to veterans struggling with housing (mortgage and rent payments), transportation, employment, healthcare or other emergency needs. To apply for the veteran’s assistance funds visit Veterans Emergency Assistance Funds or call 303-663-6200.

Benefits 

About Us

The Veterans Service Office provides access to benefits, services and military retiree information, including resources, emergency funds and property tax exemptions for veterans and their families. As advocates for veterans, staff provides timely information on services, events, and activities affecting veterans. This includes coordination with the Colorado Division of Veterans Affairs and the United Veterans Committee (UVC) of Colorado. The Veterans Service Office also assists all veterans in applying for benefits, employment assistance, medical care, transportation and coordination to other services.

The staff consists of volunteers who are military veterans. They are trained by and work in cooperation with the Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and have successfully been accredited by the National Associated of County Veterans Service Officers.

The following links are provided for your convenience Arapahoe / Douglas Works, VA Medical Center of Denver, Veterans Crisis Line and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Our Mission

Assist county residents who served in the Armed Forces and their dependents to obtain any and all benefits for which they may be eligible.