The Veterans Services Department provides direct services to more than 14,000 Rowan County military veterans and their families. Specific services offered include assistance with the following:
- Filing compensation and pension applications
- Applications for medical care at the Veterans Affairs Hospital
- Education benefits for children of veterans
- Veterans affairs Loan Eligibility Certificates
- Obtaining burial benefits for veterans
- Information on veterans group life insurance
Rowan County Veterans Services Office is funded by the county to assist veterans and their dependents in all facets of veterans' benefits. All of the services provided by this office are free of charge.
North Carolina offers several benefits for its veteran population including scholarships, hunting and fishing licenses, automobile license plates, property tax exemption, and more.
The Department of Veteran Affairs offers a wide range of benefits for veterans, service members, and their families including health, pension, burial, and more.
VA is committed to ending homelessness among Veterans by connecting homeless and at-risk Veterans with housing solutions, health care, community employment services and other required supports; and Collaborating with federal, state and local agencies; employers; housing providers, faith-based and community nonprofits; and others to expand employment and affordable housing options for Veterans exiting homelessness.
This directory includes quick access to emergency numbers, medical hotlines, employment training, housing assistance, short- and long-term care facilities, mental health services, tax assistance, and more. It concentrates on services and resources for older adults and may not include all services in your area. It is compiled annually by Rufty-Holmes Senior Center.
The Register of Deeds is proud to partner with local businesses in Rowan County to celebrate and honor local Veterans and their service to this nation.
Rowan Transit System and City of Salisbury Transit provide low-cost transportation options within Rowan County. Additional transportation options include Amtrak and CK Rider.
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.