Established in 1888, the Washington County Veterans Service Commission advocate for and empower Veterans and their families by providing guidance, resources, immediate financial assistance and access to benefits both Federal and State. Advice and assistance when applying for claims, benefits or entitlements from federal, state, or local agencies. Our Veterans Benefits Specialist act as the veteran's liaison to the Department of Veterans Affairs. We provide transportation services for Veterans to out of county VA Medical appointments. In addition, we help with Veteran burial benefits, honor programs, military retirement, VA Healthcare eligibility and short term financial assistance.