Athens County VA Benefits (Ohio)


The Veterans Affairs Department in Athens County, Ohio is a federal agency that provides services to veterans, including veterans of the Armed Forces and the Reserves. The Athens County VA offers a range of benefits, such as housing assistance, medical benefits, and disability compensation. Veterans may also qualify for education and vocational benefits, such as the G.I. Bill, pension services, and benefits for the spouses and family members of veterans. The Veterans Affairs Department medical benefits include VA-run medical centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing home care. Local Vet Centers provide veterans benefits such as employment assistance, counseling services, and assistance applying for other Athens County VA benefits. The Athens County VA also offers assistance with qualifying for benefits and receiving VA benefits. The Veterans Affairs Department provides additional information about VA benefits and Vet Centers on its website.

Athens County Veterans Services The Plains OH 70 North Plains Road, a 45780 740-592-3216

Veterans of Foreign Wars Glouster OH 8 West Main Street 45732 740-767-2142

Veterans of Foreign Wars Nelsonville OH 216 Lake Hope Drive 45764 740-753-1772

Veterans of Foreign Wars Albany OH 3025 Dickson Road 45710 740-698-2088

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3477 Athens OH 355 East State Street 45701 740-592-1976

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7174 The Plains OH 12 Pine Street 45780 740-797-4946


A Social Security Office in Athens County, Ohio acts as a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration, which provides retirement benefits and disability benefits for qualifying people. Social Security also offers veterans work credits for qualifying military service, which can raise monthly retirement benefits. In addition to Athens County VA disability benefits, veterans can also receive Social Security benefits. Social Security Offices process applications for Athens County disability benefits for veterans wounded while on active military service, including expedited processing of disability benefits applications for veterans with a VA compensation rating of 100% permanent and total. An Athens County Social Security Office can help veterans determine if they qualify for benefits, process applications for Social Security disability benefits or retirement benefits, and assist with receiving benefits. Social Security Offices provide additional information and resources about veteran benefits on their website.

Athens Social Security Office Athens OH 743 East State Street 45701 740-592-4448