What is the County Veterans Service Office?
The CVSO is an office established by the Board of Supervisors of Madera County to assist every veteran, their dependents and survivors in presenting and pursuing any claim in establishing the veteran's right for benefits provided by law.
To assist and promote the welfare of all veterans who served honorably in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. To assist and promote the welfare of their dependents and survivors.
Compensation, pension, veterans home, vocational rehabilitation, veterans and dependents education, VA Hospital, burial benefits, dependent allowances, death pension, aid and attendance, Tricare health insurance for retired military.
Assistance in requesting military records and medals. Recording your DD214, filing claims, reopen claims, follow-up of claim to insure final decision, networking with other organizations, education benefits, college fee waiver and more.
The Madera County Veterans Service Department provides assistance to Veterans and Veterans' dependants in the following areas:
- filing for service-connected disability
- filing for pension benefits
- filing for burial benefits
- providing referrals for educational and employment benefits
- filing for survivor benefits
- applying for VA medical care