County Veterans Service Officer
Bruce Price
Veterans Service Officer

Sherburne County Veteran Services provides responsive, accurate and compassionate assistance to Veterans, their dependents and survivors in applying for applicable federal, state, county and military benefits. Our purpose is to function as your advocate and provide all services free of charge to ensure Sherburne County Veterans, their dependents and survivors get the benefits they have rightfully earned. This includes ensuring that decisions for benefits by the government agencies are accurate.

As your advocate we work with the following agencies in applying for your benefits:

  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs,
  • Department of Defense (Defense Finance (DFAS), Military retirees Board of Corrections
  • Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs,
  • Nationally Chartered Veteran Service Organizations
  • Local organizations/resources

Examples of services offered in this office:

  • Comprehensive benefits counseling
  • Claims preparation and submission
  • Claims follow-up to ensure final decisions
  • Networking and advocacy with federal, state and local agencies

County Veteran Service Officers (CVSO's)

  • By state statute, Our County Veteran Service Officers (CVSO's) are required to be veterans themselves.
  • The CVSO are required to attend and maintain annual federal & State certifications, through continued education on benefits.
  • Our CVSO's will apply specialized knowledge in the best way suited to the needs of every individual veteran or other beneficiary who visit our office for assistance.

Non-Sherburne County Residents due to the high volume of veterans, new applicants must reside within Sherburne County to be served by our office. To obtain assistance in the county you reside in, please contact the Veteran Service Office in your county: Find your county's Veterans Services Office



Veterans Service Contact:

Sherburne County Govt Center
ATTN: Veterans Service
13880 Business Center Dr NW
Suite 100
Elk River, MN 55330-4668

Office Location & Hours

Phone: 763-765-3100
Fax: 763-765-3124
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    Outreach Satellite Offices:
    by appointment only
  • Wednesdays, 9:00am-1:00pm
    Public Safety Building
    27650 5th St W
    Zimmerman, MN 55398

  • Wednesdays, 12:30pm-3:30pm
    Sherburne History Center
    10775 27th Ave SE
    Becker, MN 55308