Marion County Veterans Service
Veterans Memorial Coliseum
220 East Fairground Street, Suite 101
Marion, Ohio 43302
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Service and Benefits Provided
to Eligible Veterans
and Their Dependents
assistance in making application for benefits administered by the Department of Veterans Afairs;
Certified or original documents are required to apply for benefits. Notarized copies are not acceptable. These documents may include, but are not limited to the following:
Military Discharge Records (DD214)
No residency requirements are specified for assistance with claims for the Department of Veterans Affairs. To qualify for financial assistance, applicants must have resided in Marion County for the last three months. The applicant, or the veteran on whose service the application is based, must have been honorably discharged from active military service performed for other than training purposes only.
Marion County Veterans Service Commission
First and Third Thursdays of the Month
at the Veterans Service Office
Of primary importance to the Veterans Service Commission is the provision of the basic necessities of life to veterans and their dependents. The Veterans Service Commission was established to assist veterans and their dependents who have met with unexpected hardship as a result of sickness, injury, disease; or have become destitute due to lack of employment or lack of adequate employment. The Veterans Service Commission provides temporary assistance to veterans and their dependents until a permanent solution to their difficulties can be arranged.
To qualify for Veterans Service Commission financial assistance, applicants must have resided in Marion County for the last three months. The applicant, or the veteran on whose service the application is based, must have been honorably discharged from active military service performed for other than training purposes only.
Discharge records, proof of income, current bills and proof of residency in Ohio and Marion County may be required at the time of application.
Emergency Financial Assistance
The Veterans Service Commission provides short-term basic living needs to eligible veterans, spouses, dependent children and widows on a temporary basis as follows:
The Marion County Veterans Service provides transportation for veterans who have appointments at the VA Outpatient Clinic in Columbus, Ohio. Marion County veterans can reserve seating by calling (740)387-0100, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please contact the office at least five days prior to your appointment. We have five pickup points for our veterans' convenience--Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Marion County Courthouse, Marion Towers, Southland Mall Sign and Duke Station in Waldo.
Contact Marion County Veterans Service
Veterans Workforce Services at ODJFS
Contact Veterans Representative at ODJFS
Ohio Department of Veterans Services
Department of Veterans Affairs Home Page
Marion, Ohio Online, the ultimate news & information guide to Marion, Ohio
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
VA Job Opportunities Home Page
VA Hiring Process
Veterans Crisis Line