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 veterans assistance funds visit Veterans Emergency Assistance Funds or call 303-663-6200.
Volunteer sought for part-time Veterans Service Officer position
The Douglas County Office of Veterans Affairs has a part-time opening for a veteran to assist fellow veterans and their dependents with benefits and services. Those interested may fill out an online application by November 26, 2018.
The Office of Veterans Affairs 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 Affairs staff also assists all veterans in applying for benefits, employment assistance, medical care, transportation and coordination to other services. Learn about new 2018 Military and Veteran Colorado Laws.
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.
Assist county residents who served in the Armed Forces and their dependents to obtain any and all benefits for which they may be eligible.