“Serving Those Who Served”

The Kershaw County Veterans Affairs Office is an advocate for veterans and/or their surviving dependents to provide the assistance in preparation and submission of VA claims for benefits through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  This includes the following:   Service-Connected disability compensation and Non-service connected Disability pension; Dependents’ and survivors benefits;  Burial benefits; Medical care; Educational assistance, including Vocational rehabilitation; VA home loans;  Government life insurance; and other benefits.  Help Veterans file for the Review of Discharge, Correction of Military Records, coordinate with local and state agencies to render advice and assistance to veterans and their dependents.  Assist in applying for benefits available from the State of South Carolina (i.e. property tax exemption and V-tags)  for 100% service connected veterans, who has been rated 100%  Permanently & Totally disabled, which includes Free Tuition for State supported colleges for eligible children; State Veterans Nursing Homes; and etc.


CLOSEST VA HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

Dorn VA Medical Center
6439 Garners Ferry Rd
Columbia, SC 29209-1639
1-800-293-8262 (803) 776-4000
Rock Hill Veterans Community Clinic
205 Piedmont Blvd.
Rock Hill, S.C. 29732
(803) 366-4848
VA Sumter Community Based Clinic
407 North Salem Avenue
Sumter, SC 29150
(803) 938-9901
VA Florence Community Based Clinic
805 Pamplico Hwy # 220
Florence, S.C. 29505
(843) 292-8383

 

DAV Van

DAV Van goes to Columbia
VA Medical Center on Wednesdays only
(803) 669-4789 to schedule transportation

This office does not:

  • Disburse funds

  • Determine eligibility or entitlement

  • Assist in distribution of benefit claims for estranged or separated spouses

  • Schedule appointments or have control over appointments at the VA Medical Center

  • Provide job placement

LINKS

US Department of Veterans Affairs
SC Association of County Veterans Affairs Officers
South Carolina Governor's Office of Veterans Affairs 
 
StaffTitleDepartmentsPhoneEmail
Kelly, HolleyAdministrative AssistantVeterans Affairs(803) 425-1500 ext. 5318
Ray, BarbaraVeteran's Affairs OfficerVeterans Affairs(803) 425-1521