Veterans Services



Sherburne County Veteran Services provides professional, caring and quality assistance to veterans and their dependents in obtaining benefits through county, state and federal programs. As advocates, we work with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs and nationally chartered Veteran Service Organizations to ensure that our veterans and their dependents receive the benefits they have earned through military service

County Veterans Service Officers (CVSO's)

 The County Veteran Service Officer (CVSO) and Assistant County Veteran Service Officers (ACVSO) are highly trained professional advocates that share an understanding of the challenges our Veterans, their dependents, and survivors face. We receive the most current training on the scope, significance, and application of ever-changing federal, state, and local laws. We are well versed in the rules and regulations adopted by the various organizations and implement them effectively. We apply specialized knowledge in the best way suited to meet the needs of every Veteran, dependent and survivor who visits our office.
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           

 If you are interested to discuss what benefits may be available, please contact us and we will assist you or direct you to the appropriate resource.

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.