Veterans Services

To protect the community and slow the spread of COVID-19, Veterans Services is currently requiring the wearing of masks while waiting in our lobby area. Additionally, we are limiting our in-person appointments and we continue to encourage the use of our Virtual VSO or telephone services when scheduling appointments. However, we do have staff dedicated to assisting walk-in requests daily. 

You may schedule your own appointment with a member of our staff through accessing our online booking here.

Nevada County Veterans Services Office

The Nevada County Veterans Services Office (NCVSO) promotes the interest and welfare of veterans, dependents, and their survivors by enhancing their quality of life through counseling, education, benefits assistance, and advocacy. 

We connect Veterans to their benefits by assisting in their interactions with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and hope to make the process easier when applying for benefits like Health Care, Compensation and Pension.  

  1. VA Considers Adding Nine Cancers to Presumptive List due to Burn Pit Exposure

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced it was intending to add nine rare respiratory cancers as being related to toxic chemical exposure to its presumptive list of service-connected conditions due to exposure to burn pits. Learn More
  2. Nevada County Annual “All Veterans Survey”

    I started my position as the Nevada County Veterans Services Officer (CVSO) in September of 2018. When I sat in that empty office on that first day, I swore to myself that I would always advocate for the veterans in this community, bring the lessons I Learn More
  3. Nevada County Veterans Need Hearing Aids? Auburn VA OPC Opens New Audiology Clinic

    In the fall of 2020, the VA informed the veterans of Nevada County that our medical provider would change from the Reno VA Medical Center to our current provider at the Mather VA Medical Center. When this change was made it was promised that this would Learn More
  4. Nevada County Veterans Services and the Madelyn Helling Library Team Up to Impact Veterans

    The Nevada County Veterans Services Office (NCVSO) assists veterans with obtaining compensation for injuries, diseases, or health conditions that were a result of service. When assisting veterans to submit their claims for compensation to the Veterans Learn More
  5. Nevada County is Committed to Reducing Veterans Homelessness to Zero

    On July 15, 2021, Nevada County announced that it was participating in Built for Zero, a national initiative of more than 80 communities working together to measurably end homelessness, one population at a time. We also announced that we had been Learn More
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