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Mission

The Veterans Service Office is a Martin County program designed to assist former members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their dependents in obtaining federal and state benefits available to them as a result of their active military service. The County Veterans Service Office is staffed by trained service officers with a compassionate understanding of the problems that confront the veteran, his or her widow, and or children.

You may be eligible VA benefits if you are:

  • A veteran
  • A veteran’s dependent
  • A surviving spouse or child of a deceased veteran
  • An active duty service member
  • A member of the Reserves or National Guard

Our Services

Counseling and assistance in filing claims for VA benefits available for:

  • Service-connected disability compensation
  • Non-service-connected disability pension
  • Dependency and indemnity compensation
  • Burial allowance and headstones
  • Survivors pension benefits
  • Appeals to VA adverse decisions
  • Education benefits
  • Request for military records/DD Form 214
  • VA home loan guarantee applications
  • Waiver of VA indebtedness
  • Vocational rehabilitation
  • VA Medical Center enrollment forms
  • Eligibility Verification Reports (EVR)
  • Aid and attendance/housebound claims
  • VA insurance information assistance
  • Outreach visits to veterans and widows who are housebound or in nursing homes
  • Correction of military records/discharge

Transportation to the VA Medical Center

Martin County Public Transit (MARTY) now provides door to bus stop and reverse commute services for veterans going to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in West Palm Beach.

To participate, each veteran will need to complete the MARTY Access for Veterans Application, as well as provide proof of residency and one of the six authorized, government-issued Veterans IDs.

Participating veterans will be picked up from their home and taken to the closest 20X bus stop (either the Morgade Library or Hobe Sound and Bridge Road) to board the bus to the VAMC. Upon return from the VAMC, the veteran will be taken to the same bus stop and then returned home. Note: As an alternative, veterans can use the park and ride directly across from the Morgade Library at no cost.

Contact Us

If you are a veteran, widow of a veteran, or child who would benefit from the assistance of a Veterans Service Officer, please don’t hesitate to call us or visit the Veterans Services Office. 

Or, if you have any questions regarding veterans services, you may also select the "Contact Us" button to submit an inquiry online. Housebound visits are also available by appointment.

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Martin County Veterans Services
435 SE Flagler Avenue
Stuart, FL 34994 
(772) 288-5448

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