Veterans Services

Mission:
To provide benefits counseling to Robeson County veterans and their dependents, using guidelines of the Veterans Administration and the North Carolina Division of Veterans Affairs.

Function:
Assist veterans and their dependents in filing claims for compensation, pension, medical, home loans, VA insurance, burial benefits and hospital enrollment.  Assist children of veterans in making applications for the NCDVA Scholarship.  Advocate for veterans and their dependents in all aspects of Federal, State and Local Government benefits programs.

 

Contact Information:

Chris Oxendine – Director
chris.oxendine@co.robeson.nc.us

Joanie Blount – Veterans Services Coordinator
joanie.blount@co.robeson.nc.us

113 W 8th St.
Lumberton, NC 28358
Office: 910-671-3071
Fax: 910-737-4097

Office Hours:
Monday- Friday: 8:15 – 5:15

Links:

www.va.gov

 

http://www.gibill.va.gov/ GI Bill website

 

http://benefits.va.gov/COMPENSATION/resources_comp01.asp Compensation Rates

 

http://www.cem.va.gov/cem/burial_benefits/  Burial Benefits

 

http://benefits.va.gov/COMPENSATION/types-compensation.asp?expandable=0 Types of Compensation

 

http://benefits.va.gov/PENSIONANDFIDUCIARY/pension/vetpen.asp

 

Veteran’s Pension Requirements

 

http://benefits.va.gov/PENSIONANDFIDUCIARY/pension/rates_veteran_pen12.asp Veteran’s Pension Income Guidelines

 

http://benefits.va.gov/PENSIONANDFIDUCIARY/pension/rates_survivor_pen12.asp Survivor’s Pension Income Guidelines

 

http://benefits.va.gov/PENSIONANDFIDUCIARY/pension/aid_attendance_housebound.asp Requirements for Aid & Attendance and Housebound Benefits

 

http://www.doa.state.nc.us/vets/benefits.aspx NC State Benefits