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Veterans Service Office
Touber Building
448 E. 1st Street, Rm 134
Salida, Colorado 81201



Available Thursday- Friday
by appointment only.

Transportation Services
Available 5 days per week
and weekends as needed
by appointment.  Call
719-539-3803 to schedule a
ride 72 hours in advance.

Veterans Service Office

We are a Chaffee County Office with a mission to help our veterans apply for VA benefits and assistance.  We also provide transportation to most VA medical appointments in Colorado. 

Mission Statement


The Chaffee County Veterans Service Office is appointed by our Commissioners and is dedicated to serving veterans, service members and their families.


Our commitment is to assist veterans and their families receive their benefits in a responsive, timely and compassionate manner.


Veterans are recognized for their contribution to our country. Veterans are respected and served with trust, honesty, open communication and accountability.

VA Benefits

To view a comprehensive consumer guide on VA benefits for veterans and active military please click here.  This covers compensation, pension, education, medical treatment and many other benefits.  Also, the Chaffee County Veteran Service Officer at (719) 239-4678 for an appointment and to assist in all applications.

Volunteers Needed

Chaffee County Veterans Service Office is looking for volunteers to drive veterans to VA medical appointments in Denver, Aurora, Alamosa, Grand Junction, Pueblo, Colorado Springs and other cities.

Volunteers drive veterans to medical appointments in VA vans.  Drivers must complete a government application and pass a VA physical and background check.

If interested, please call the Chaffee County Veterans Service Transportation coordinator at (719) 593-3803.

Leisl Hammond
Veterans Service Officer

Jan Wilson
Transportation Coordinator


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