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No. All benefits are paid from the federal, or state, governments.
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We are a county government office that assists service members, veterans, and their families in working with the Department of Veterans affairs and the PA Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. We also coordinate the Cumberland County Honor Guard to support veteran funerals.
No, we are the resource that assists veterans apply for county, state, and federal benefits. Our office can appeal unfavorable outcomes with state and federal benefits however, we do not make the decision to approve or deny.
Eligibility is determined by many factors including, but not limited to, the type of discharge, type of service time and the dates of service. That is why it is important for us to review your situation to see what programs, if any, you will qualify to receive. Contact us at 717.240.6178.
The Director Cumberland County Office of Veterans Affairs & Services staff are accredited VSOs and can be reached at 717-240-6178 or 888-697-0371, ext 6178.