Office of Veterans Affairs & Services

The Cumberland County Office of Veterans Affairs & Services is open by appointment only. Please call 717.240.6178 or email veterans@cumberlandcountypa.gov to schedule an appointment.

The Cumberland County Office of Veterans Affairs & Services is a source of help for approximately 18,000 veterans who reside in our county.

Veteran Assistance Referral

Honor Guard Request Form

What We Do

  1. Assist service members, veterans and families who apply for local, state and federal benefits.
  2. Advocate for veterans and help coordinate services to meet their individual needs, both long-term and immediate.
  3. Represent veterans, and their families to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. We provide support through the entire process, including representation in appealing a negative outcome to the Board of Veterans Appeals.

Mission

To provide high quality advice, assistance, counseling, education, outreach and advocacy to eligible veterans and their families for obtaining Federal, State and County veterans' benefits and services in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and policies.

We are accredited with the U.S. Department of Veterans (DVA) and are authorized to submit claims for benefits and represent claimants with processing their claims to include appeals to the DVA Board of Veterans Appeals (BVA).