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Welcome to Worth County, Iowa
WORTH COUNTY COMMISSION OF VETERAN AFFAIRS
"VETERANS HELPING VETERANS"
Worth County maintains no Veteran Affairs office, but commission members can be reached at the above numbers during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday.
The Commission of Veteran Affairs (previously known as Soldiers and Sailors Relief) was established in 1884 by an act of the Iowa General Assembly, and is identified as Chapter 35 of the Iowa Code.
The purpose of this act is to create and administer a fund for the relief of and burial of honorably discharged indigent men and women who served in the military forces of the United States during actual wartime. Also to assist and represent all veterans in obtaining benefits available under the Veterans Administration program or any other source of assistance. The Commission is managed by veterans for veterans.
How Commission is Funded
Wartime Dates Designating
All dates are inclusive and set by an act of the legislature.
Who is Eligible For
When applying for assistance, applicant must have certified copy (or original) of their discharge or separation papers (DD214). It is important that we know the actual dates of service and the conditions under which the applicant was discharged.
Each applicant will be judged on an individual basis, however, all applicants must meet our policy guidelines. this could cover food, rent, utilities, drugs, limited medical, or whatever else may be of importance; including transportation to and from VA Medical Centers and the Iowa Veteran's Home.
Who is Eligible for Services?
The Veterans Administration Regional Office is located in Des Moines. They serve Iowa veterans with a toll free number: 1-800-827-1000. The Mason City Outpatient Clinic at Mercy Medical Center North Iowa, 520 South Pierce, Suite #150, Mason City, IA 50402 also serves veterans; call 641-421-8077 or toll-free 1-800-351-4671.
Local Service Organizations
Department of Veteran Affairs:
Cerro Gordo County Commission of Veteran Affairs:
Guidelines on Who Is Eligible For Veterans Benefits In Worth County:
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Worth County Courthouse and Treasurer's annex hours are Monday thru Friday 8am to 4pm except on designated holidays.
The Courthouse is located at 1000 Central Ave Northwood IA 50459
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