Pennington County VA Benefits (South Dakota)

The Veterans Affairs Department in Pennington County, South Dakota is a federal agency that provides services to veterans, including veterans of the Armed Forces and the Reserves. The Pennington 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 Pennington County VA benefits. The Pennington 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.

Disabled American Veterans Rapid SD 101 East Madison Street 57701 605-348-5898

Pennington Veterans Services Office Rapid SD 725 North Lacrosse Street, 200 57701 605-394-2266

US Department of Veterans Affairs-Rapid City Vet Center Rapid SD 621 6th Street, 101 57701 605-348-0077

Veterans of Foreign Wars Rapid SD 420 Main Street 57701 605-342-9804


A Social Security Office in Pennington County, South Dakota 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 Pennington County VA disability benefits, veterans can also receive Social Security benefits. Social Security Offices process applications for Pennington 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. A Pennington 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.

Rapid City Social Security Office Rapid SD 605 Main Street 57701 605-342-1819