The Daviess County Veterans' Service Office is a local information source for veterans and their dependents seeking federal benefits with the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and state benefits through the Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA).
Rides for Veterans
Local veterans can get rides to VA clinics by using Ride Solutions of Washington. Their phone number is 812-254-3225 or you can reach them toll-free by dialing 877-369-8899.
Guidelines and forms used to apply for Compensation for service-connected disabilities, Pension for certain disabled veterans meeting income requirements, and survivor benefits are available at the office and online at:
Veterans with a service-connected disability or non service-connected disability that is total and permanent may file for property tax deductions at the local County Auditor's Office (812-254-8662). You will need the Veteran's Military Discharge form (DD 214) to verify service and an award letter from VA showing entitlement to compensation or pension.
DD 214 (military discharge paper) is required to initiate claims for benefits and may be recorded at the local County Recorder's Office or requested from www.archives.gov.