Veterans Services


Veterans Services

“The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.” — George Washington  

Service Above Self – A Veterans Story

Related imageThe Granville County Veterans Service Office is located at 107 Lanier Street in Oxford. Our office provides a wide range of services to the veteran and their family members. We serve all veterans, spouses, widows, and children of veterans residing in Granville County with Veterans Administration matters.

Our office is responsible for securing allowable and applicable benefits for veterans and their dependents. Services include advising local veterans concerning their rights under various federal and state laws, counseling them, and assisting them by filling out the proper forms for forwarding to the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA). Work is guided by state and federal laws/regulations.

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Current Events

Veterans Appreciation Event. All Veterans are invited on March 7th from 1400 – 1600. Our Veterans Appreciation Event will be held at the Granville County Expo and Convention Center which is located at 4185 US Hwy 15 South in Oxford. This event is free to veterans. Please join us for a great meal, guest speaker/presentation and fellowship amongst our brothers and sisters!

Thank A Vet Program. The Granville County Register of Deeds Office will provide Veterans with a photo ID card that can be used for discounts at participating businesses in Granville County. This is a free program to all Veterans that register, or have already registered, their DD 214. The Granville Co. Register of Deeds office is located at, 101 Main Street, Oxford, NC (inside the courthouse building). The hours for issuing ID cards will be Monday – Friday, 0830 – 1630. The veteran will need to present their original or certified DD214 and one of the following: valid state driver’s license, state ID card, military ID, etc. The Register of Deeds can be reached at (919) 693-6314 for further information.

Veteran Service Office Information

If you are interested in applying for VA benefits or need assistance with VA paperwork, please contact our office to schedule an appointment. A Veteran Service Officer (VSO) will meet with you to answer any questions you have about your benefit eligibility. We will then help you submit any paperwork and assist with gathering any necessary documentation and evidence to support your claim.

A VSO serves as a as liaison between the veteran and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Some of the benefits that we can help you file with the VA: Service-Connected Disability Compensation • Non-Service Connected Disability Pension • Death and Indemnity Compensation • Widow’s Pension Benefits • VA Guaranteed Home Loans • Veterans Health Administration Enrollments • Grave Markers • Educational Benefits • Appeals • DD-214 (replacement)

VSO Direct Line: 919-693-1484

Appointments are available Monday – Thursday. Please call for an appointment as we no longer take walk-ins. This allows us to give you the individualized treatment you deserve during your appointment. We appreciate your service and look forward to assisting you.

Please be aware that Granville County Veteran Services does not provide consultations or complete claims work via email or telephone. If you email documentation, there is no guarantee this office will get to it in a timely manner. We do not accept drop-offs unless you previously discuss this with us in person. In order to ensure you get prompt and timely service, please make an appointment and bring in all information that is pertinent to your case.

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