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.
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.
Chris Oxendine – Director
Joanie Blount – Veterans Services Coordinator
113 W 8th St.
Lumberton, NC 28358
Monday- Friday: 8:15 – 5:15
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
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