Veterans Affairs

The Veterans Affairs Office is open but requires visitors to wear a face covering.  The transport van will resume when Lancaster County meets Green Phase requirements.


 We help veterans, their families, and survivors with securing the benefits they have earned. We handle claims for:
  • Aid and attendance
  • Dependent indemnity compensation (DIC)
  • Help for homeless veterans
  • Non service connected pension for wartime veterans
  • Service connected death
  • Service connected disability
  • Widows death pension

Benefits Available

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Veterans Benefits include:
  • Application to state veterans home county benefits
  • Emergency assistance for loss of income due to job loss, death, etc.
Lancaster County Benefits include:
  • $100 burial and headstone allowance
  • Grave markers and grave flags

Transportation to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center

We provide transportation to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Lebanon, on select days during the week. The ride departs from Lancaster at 8 a.m., and departs from the VAMC at approximately 12:30 p.m.   Click here to send an email requesting VA Transportation.

Assistance With Records & Applications

We can assist with application to the Veterans Affairs Medical System, home loan guarantee eligibility, requesting a new DD 214 discharge document, or service medial records.  We have information available on most Veterans Affairs benefits.