The DeKalb County Veteran’s Service Office (VSO) provides Veterans and their families assistance with filing for and receiving their VA entitled benefits. These benefits include, VA disability compensation, Veterans & Widows pensions, education benefits, Aid & Attendance for assisted living & nursing home care, funeral & burial expenses, gravesite memorials, VA Healthcare, notary services, claim appeals, Veteran’s property tax deductions, specialty license plates, and allowances for adaptive housing/automotive needs.  

The DeKalb County VSO maintains a network of local and regional Veteran support services with nonprofit organizations, donors, support groups, and volunteers.

The VSO team attends regular training, conferences, and meetings to stay updated and connected with the latest VA and Veteran related policies, laws, and regulations. The DeKalb County VSO is nationally accredited through the American Legion, and we have over 32 years of combined VA & military experience to assist Veterans and their families with their needs.      

The Indiana AgVets Certification and Internship Program is an agricultural career training opportunity specifically for U.S. military veterans, current National Guard or Reserve members, and active duty personnel who are able to accommodate the program schedule. 
Make the Connection
Launched in 2011, connects Veterans, their family members and friends, and other supporters with mental health information, local resources, and Veterans’ own inspiring stories of recovery. Visitors can learn about the signs of mental health conditions or substance use problems and find sources of support. The site is free and accessible to everyone.