Veterans Services

Van Buren County is proud to introduce our Veterans Services team:  David Krzycki, Veterans Services Director and Dennis Urquhart, Veterans Services Officer.  David and Dennis are working hard to expand all of our services and outreach programs for the Veterans Services Department and all of the Veterans within Van Buren County.VSO VSD 1Left: Dennis Urquhart, VSO - Right: David Krzycki, VSD

For best service, appointments are recommended


Veterans can receive information and counseling about benefits to which they may be entitled. These may include but are not limited to: health care, disability compensation, burial benefits or emergency relief grants through the Soldiers & Sailors Relief Commission.


  • Burial Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Emergency Relief Funds
  • General information about an individual's eligibility for VA benefits
  • Home loan guarantee certificates of eligibility
  • Michigan laws pertaining to disabled Veterans
  • Survivors / Dependents benefits
  • VA health care enrollment

For a list of required documents click on the appropriate service below:

  1. Aid and Attendance

The following are the required documents you need to bring with you

  • DD214
  • Marriage License
  • Bank Statement (to show ALL assets: accounts, IRAs, stocks, etc.)
  • Social Security Statement (must include all income and asset information)
  • Pension Statement (must include all income and asset information)
  • Itemized Receipt
  • Voided check / account information (account and routing numbers)
  • 21-2680 Housebound Status Information
  1. Burial Assistance
  1. Compensation
  1. Dependents Indemnity Compensation
  1. Emergency Relief
  1. Marker Installation
  1. Pension
  1. Survivors Pension

Informational Websites and Flyers