State of Missouri: Missouri Veterans Commission

Address

205 Jefferson Street
Jefferson City, MO 65102

(573) 751-3779

www.mvc.dps.mo.gov

Description:

The Missouri Veterans Commission is a state agency established to provide services and assistance to veterans. In addition to operating seven Veterans Homes we currently operate five State Veterans Cemeteries throughout the state. The Missouri Veterans Commission also operates a statewide Service to Veterans Program, which provides information on VA benefits and assistance with VA claims. Services include veterans homes, veteran benefits assistance, veteran burial benefits and veteran reintegration counseling.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

August 27, 2018

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

205 Jefferson Street
Jefferson City, MO 65102

P.O. Box

PO Drawer 147
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Contacts

Agency Email

Primary Contact

movets@mvc.dps.mo.gov

Bryan Hunt

Deputy Director

(573) 751-3779

Grace Link

Interim Executive Director

(573) 522-1422

Phone Numbers

Main

(573) 751-3779

Fax

(573) 751-6836

Toll Free

(866) 838-4636

Legal Status:

Governmental

Description

Veterans Service Program provides assistance to Veterans and their dependents throughout the state.

Hours

Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 4:00pm

Required Documents

- DD-214 Discharge Form - DD-215 or WD Form

Eligibility

Veterans and their dependents

Fees

No Fees

Intake Procedure

- Call Or Walk In To Apply - Email - Write For Service

Languages

English Only

Service Area

Missouri State

Geography Served

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    Description

    Provides a dignified final resting place for those who have served in armed forces. Benefits include grave space, opening and closing of the grave, grave liner, upright granite headstone, perpetual care and full military honors.

    Hours

    Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 4:00pm

    Required Documents

    - DD-214 Discharge Form, DD-215 or WD Form - Spouses must provide marriage license

    Eligibility

    - DD-214 or military discharge showing character of discharge and dates of active service - The veteran must have lived in the state of Missouri for at least 180 days at some time during his or her life - Persons entitled to retirement pay as a result of 20 years creditable service with National Guard or Reserves are eligible - U.S. citizens who served in the armed forces of a government allied with the U.S. in a war also may be eligible - A marriage certificate is required for spousal benefits - Qualified spouses and/or unmarried dependent children under the age of 21 years or adult children who are mentally or physically incapable of self-support may be eligible

    Fees

    No Fees

    Intake Procedure

    Call 866-VET-INFO for nearest Veterans Service Officer

    Languages

    English Only

    Service Area

    Missouri State

    Geography Served

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      Description

      The Missouri Veterans Homes manage several beds that provide long term skilled nursing care to United States Veterans in compliance with 157 Federal Department of Veterans Affairs regulations. Each Missouri Veterans Home employs a licensed nursing home administrator, has registered nurses on duty 24 hours per day, and provides physician care. Physical, speech, occupational and recreational therapy, medications, cosmetology, maintenance, environmental and social services, and dietary specialists. Each home has a secured dementia unit that includes a dining room, activity area and enclosed courtyard.

      Hours

      Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 4:30pm

      Required Documents

      DD-214 Discharge form

      Eligibility

      Veterans

      Fees

      Call for details

      Intake Procedure

      - Call Or Walk In To Apply - Email - Write For Service

      Languages

      English Only

      Service Area

      Missouri State

      Geography Served

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        Description

        Veteran Service Officers provide counseling and assistance to veterans and their dependents, throughout the state including counsel veterans on available VA and state benefits, complete and submit claims applications with all necessary documents to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Will also provide information and assistance on Veterans Homes or Cemeteries.

        Hours

        Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 5:00pm

        Required Documents

        - Picture ID/license - Proof of Residence - Military Discharge (DD214)

        Eligibility

        Eligible veterans and their dependents

        Fees

        No Fees

        Intake Procedure

        - Call 866-VET-INFO for the nearest Veteran Service Officer - Walk In For Service

        Languages

        English Only

        Service Area

        Missouri State

        Geography Served

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