Veterans Services - Lycoming County

Office of Veterans Affairs - Lycoming County


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General Information
Description of ServiceProvides assistance to Lycoming County veterans and/or their family members with getting the local, state and federal benefits for which they are eligible. County veterans' benefits can include:
  • Registration of discharge documents
  • Burial allowance, grave markers and flag holders, grave maintenance
  • Assistance with obtaining a Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) Rapid ID card, which is necessary to receive health care

    • State veterans' benefits can include:
      • Real estate tax exemption
      • Blind veterans' pension
      • Paralyzed veterans' pension
      • Educational gratuity program
      • Emergency assistance
      • Persian Gulf veterans' compensation
      • State Nursing Homes for veterans

        • Federal veterans' benefits can include:
          • Healthcare services
          • Compensation and pensions
          • Vocational rehabilitation and employment
          • GI Bill
          • Home guaranteed loans
          • Burial and memorial benefits
          • VA live insurance
          • Replacement of DD214s and other Military Records
LocationLycoming
Geographical AreaLycoming County
Public TransportationYes
Intake ProcedureCall to schedule an appointment or to ask questions about veterans' services.
Intake RequirementsThose seeking a VA benefit for the first time must submit the original or certified copy of their service discharge form (DD-214, DD-215, or for WWII veterans, a WD form), which documents service dates and type of discharge, or give their full name, military service number, and branch and dates of service.
Additional RequirementsAdditional documents are needed for pension claims. Please refer to the list on their website.
 
Client Information
EligibilityLycoming County veterans and/or their family members. Eligibility for most VA benefits is based upon discharge from active military service under other than dishonorable conditions.
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsAll services are free.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Weekdays, 8:30am to 5:00pm; Walk-ins Friday, 1:00pm to 4:00pm, subject to staff availability.
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name MSGT George W. Heiges, Jr.
Contact's Position Director
Contact's Phone 570-327-2365
Contact's Email gheiges@lyco.org
Physical Site Address 1 330 Pine Street
Physical Site Address 2 Executive Plaza, Suite 401
Physical Site City, State, Zip Williamsport, PA 17701
Mail Attention To Lycoming County Office of Veterans' Affairs
Main Phone 570-327-2365
Web Address www.lyco.org/Departments/VeteransAffairs.aspx
 
Additional Information
Type of UpdateE-mail
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Lycoming County Government
Affiliated Program: Office of Veterans Affairs - Lycoming County
This Service: Veterans Services - Lycoming County
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Disaster Relief Services (TH-2600)
Property Tax Information (DT-8700.6500)
Veteran Benefits Assistance (FT-1000.9000)
Veteran Burial Benefits (NS-1000.9000)
Veteran Compensation and Pension Benefits (NS-1800.9000)