Veterans Services

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VA Medical Center
Find your VA medical center, clinic or care center
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Explore Local Benefits
Find out what services the VA offers locally
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Apply for VA Benefits
Apply for benefits with the Veterans Benefits Administration

The Cabarrus County Veterans Services office is dedicated to providing professional and timely assistance to veterans and their family members, free of charge.


VA Pension is an income-based program for low income veterans. These veterans must be permanently and totally disabled (or age 65). The disability must be non-service connected.

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VA Pension
An income-based program for low income vets


Veterans may be eligible to receive tax-free monthly benefits. This eligibility is not effected by when or where they served. Those included are veterans who have:

  • disabilities
  • medical conditions
  • injuries incurred or aggravated during active military service

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VA Disability Compensation
Tax-free monthly benefits for disabled veterans


The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system. They provide care at 1,245 health care facilities. This includes 170 medical centers and 1,065 outpatient care sites. These outpatient care sites are of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics). They serve 9 million enrolled veterans each year.

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VA Healthcare
Learn about VA medical benefits


The VA offers veterans, service members and their families education benefits like:

  • help paying tuition
  • finding the right school or training program
  • career counseling

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VA Education
The Montgomery GI Bill provides up to 36 months of education


Memorial Benefits

Find out in advance if a veteran or family member is eligible for burial in a VA national cemetery. Do this by filling out and submitting the pre-need burial eligibility application

Pre-need eligibility may be unknown when the veteran, his/her spouse or dependent dies. This is called the time of need and family members should:

Arrangements can then be made directly with:

  • a funeral home
  • the National Cemetery Scheduling Office
  • a VA national cemetery

Bereavement Counseling

VA vet centers provide counseling. This counseling is for the relatives of service members who die on active duty. These relatives include spouses, children, parents and siblings. The nearest vet center is in Charlotte, NC. Call 202-273-9116 or email