Ionia County Veterans Service Officer Office

 

375 Apple Tree Drive, Ionia, MI 48846

 

When you need assistance in getting the benefits you or a family member is due as a veteran or an eligible dependent you should utilize the assistance of a Veterans Service Officer (VSO). These VSOs all have your best interest in mind and exist to help you get the benefits you deserve.

 
VSOs assist veterans and their families in many ways, including:
  • answering questions, advising, and educating individuals and groups on what benefits are available from federal, state, county, and local resources
     
  • assisting eligible persons in filing the necessary claims
     
  • representing individuals and presenting claims in VA hearings
     
VSO's are trained and accredited by the VA or other recognized organizations to provide assistance to veterans, their dependents, and survivors. This includes not only applying for federal and state benefits but also providing resources related to the following:
  • Compensation and Pension
     
  • Health Care
     
  • Education & Training
     
  • Employment
     
  • Burial & Survivor
     
  • Housing
     
  • Transportation
     
  • Military Records
     
The VSO office is staffed every 1st, 3rd and 5th (if there is one) Monday of each month. You can make an appointment to meet with a VSO by calling the dedicated VSO office phone line at: 616-775-1002.
 
Ionia VSO:
Rebecca Lewis
Phone: 517-220-2745
rebeccalewis@michiganlegion.org
 
Directions: The VSO office is located inside the Ionia location of The Right Door for Hope, Recovery and Wellness. You will enter through the main doors and into the lobby. The clerical support staff will check you in and assist you with getting to your appointment. The address is 375 Apple Tree Drive, Ionia, MI 48846.