Veterans Services

Veterans Service Office: The Marquette County Veteran’s Service Office has a full time Veteran’s Service Officer. This officer provides advocacy and assistance for veterans and/or their dependents and survivors, in pursuit of federal, state and local benefits.  They also assist with each of the following: VA Healthcare, VA Non-Service Connected Pension, VA Survivor’s Pension, VA Service Connected Compensation, VA Burial Benefits, Military Records Requests/Medal Replacement Requests, Educational Benefits and Brick Marker Applications.
480 Underwood Ave.
PO BOX 214
Montello, WI 53949
(608) 297-3182 or (608) 297-3187
Click County Veteran Service Office for more information.


Additional Resources

Appleton VA Outpatient Clinic
10 Tri-Park Way
Appleton, WI 54914
(920) 831-0070

Baraboo VA Clinic
1670 South Blvd
Baraboo, WI 53913
(608) 356-9318

Beaver Dam VA Clinic
215 Corporate Drive, Ste B
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
(920) 356-9415

Clement J Zablocki VA Medical Center
5000 W National Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53295
(888) 469-6614 or (414) 384-2000
www.milwaukee.va.gov

Columbia County Veterans Service Office
122 East Edgewater Street
Portage, WI 53901
(608) 742-9618

Free Grants for Veterans: Our website provides comprehensive details on grants for veterans. These grants are given away for free, and they could help low income veterans with bills, mortgage, rent, housing, college, and medications . Please note that grants are only given for veterans who can prove financial difficulties. Apply for multiple grants to ensure your needs are met.
freegrantsforveterans.org

memorycare.com/veterans  Memory Care website resource for Veterans

Nation Call Center for Homeless Veterans:  Founded by the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure that homeless Veterans or Veterans at-risk for homelessness have free access to trained counselors. The hotline is intended to assist homeless Veterans and their families, VA Medical Centers, federal, state and local partners, community agencies, service providers and others in the community. Available 24 hours/day, 365 days/year.
(877) 424-3838 www.va.gov

National Caregiver Support Line: Developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs to support family caregivers of Veterans who were disabled in the line of duty since September 11, 2001. Licensed clinical social workers will be available to answer questions, and directly link caregivers to the Caregiver Support Coordinator at their local VA Medical Center. Each VA Medical Center has a Caregiver Support Coordinator who can locate assistance tailored to each unique situation. The Department of Veterans Affairs will also begin providing advanced benefits to Veterans of all eras who are already enrolled in VA care. Monday-Friday 8am-11pm, Saturday 10:30am-6pm
1-855-260-3274
caregiver.va.gov

The Mission of TAPS
The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) offers compassionate care to all those grieving the loss of a loved one who died while serving in our Armed Forces or as a result of his or her service. Since 1994, TAPS has provided comfort and hope 24/7 through a national peer support network and connection to grief resources, all at no cost to surviving families and loved ones.  TAPS has assisted more than 90,000 surviving families, casualty officers and caregivers.  TAPS provides a variety of programs to survivors nation and worldwide. Our National Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp has been held annually in Washington, D.C., over Memorial Day weekend since 1994. TAPS also conducts regional survivor seminars for adults and youth programs at locations across the country, as well as retreats and expeditions around the world. Staff can get you connected to counseling in your community and help navigate benefits and resources.  If you are grieving the loss of a fallen service member, or if you know someone who can use our support, the TAPS 24/7 National Military Survivor Helpline is always available toll-free with loving support and resources at 800-959-TAPS (8277).  If you are here because our mission to care for the families of America’s fallen heroes speaks to you as well, we welcome you to connect with us about giving, volunteering, professional engagement or careers.  TAPS is a national nonprofit 501(c)3 Veterans Service Organization and is not part of, or endorsed by, the Department of Defense.
www.taps.org

Tomah VA Medical Center
500 E Veterans St
Tomah, WI 54660
(800) 872-8662 or (608) 372-3971 tomah.va.gov

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Runs the largest integrated healthcare system, which includes hospitals, clinic, community living center, domiciliaries, readjustment counseling centers, and other facilities. Also administers a variety of financial, education, insurance, compensation, and vocational rehabilitation services to Servicemember, Veterans, their dependents and survivors. Operates 135 national cemeteries; burial and memorial benefits are available for some service member, Veterans, and family members.
Benefits: (800) 827-1000
Health Care: (877) 222-8387
VA inspector general (800) 488-8244
Veterans Crisis Line: (800) 273-8255, Press 1  www.va.gov

VA Caregiver Support Line: Support line for those who are caregiving for a Veteran. Offers connections with licensed professionals, monthly telephone education groups, peer support mentoring,
(855) 260-3274 www.caregiver.va.gov

Wisconsin Rapids VA Clinic
555 W Grand Ave
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
(715) 424-4682

William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital:  An inpatient/outpatient acute care facility affiliated with the University of Wisconsin’s School of Medicine, Public Health, and UW Hospital, which provides care in medicine, surgery, neurology, and psychiatry.
225 Overlook Terrace
Madison, WI 53705-2286
(608) 256-1901 or (888) 478-8321 www.madison.va.gov

Wisconsin Veterans Home at King:  Established on 42 acres, King is a long term and rehabilitative care facility caring for veteran’s, a veteran’s spouse, and a veteran’s widow and Gold Star Parents (parents who have lost a child in combat).
N2665 County Road QQ
King, WI 54946
(715) 258-5586 or (888) 458-5586 dva.state.wi.us