Veteran Services

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Our mission is to ensure that all veterans and their families understand and receive all the benefits, support, care, and recognition that they have earned.

Veteran Crisis Line, Dial 988 then press 1


What can Veteran's Services do for you?

We provide free and personalized assistance to veterans and their family members. We assist with claims, applications, and appeals to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

This office is not employed by the VA.  We are employed by Saguache County through the Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (CDMVA) to assist Veterans and their eligible family members to apply for their benefits.

If you are considering requesting services or submitting an application to the VA, we strongly recommend that you contact our office.

Call 719-588-8465

VBA/OTED Virtual Women Veterans Outreach Symposium

Good morning NACVSO Members, 
As we continue collaborations with the National Association of County Veteran Service Officers (NACVSO), the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) – Outreach, Transition and Economic Development (OTED) is inviting your Leadership Team and most importantly, your County Veteran Service Officers (CVSOs) around the country to our Virtual Women Veteran Outreach Symposium:  Highlighting the History and Accomplishments of Women Veterans that we are hosting next week.
Virtual Women Veteran Outreach Symposium: Highlighting the History and Accomplishments of Women Veterans
This symposium will celebrate women’s service in military, as well as Veteran contributions to our Nation.  Attendees will be educated and empowered about the benefits and services available to them during the presentation. The symposium will also provide information on current and future VA benefits, to include filing a VA disability claim online, the Sergeant First Class (SFC) Heath Robinson Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act and Improving Veterans Quality of Life through Vet Center services program overview. In addition, there will be a presentation from VA’s Veteran Health Administration’s (VHAs) Office of Women’s Health and remarks from VA’s Center for Women Veterans (CWV).

Date:  Thursday, March 7, 2024
Time:  1:00-3:00pm (ET)         
Quick Join:  Click Here to Join 
Link to Join:  https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/j.php?MTID=m196484b1d… (https://www.google.com/url?q=https://nacvso.us21.list-manage.com/track/…)
Phone:  1-833-558-0712 Toll-free Number, Access Code:  2831 677 3321; Webinar password: q9cXug52V9? (79298452 from phones and video systems)
Audience:  Women Veterans Nationwide, Service members, Family Members, Caregivers, Survivors, VA Staff and Outreach Coordinators, Veteran Advocates, Nati
onal Association of County Veteran Service Officers (NACVSO), National Association State Department of Veterans Affairs (NASDVA) and Veteran Service Organizations (VSO).

Symposium Announcement

Please send any questions to E. Maquel Marshall and Julian Wright


Thank you for your assistance,


Outreach, Transition and Economic Development (OTED)

Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA)

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)


Saguache County Sale Tax Grant Veteran Emergency Assistance Program (SCSTGVEAP)

Purpose of the Grant is to provide Emergency assistance to our (Saguache County) Veterans for emergency needs and to meet the mission statement of the Saguache County Veterans Service Office.

Contact the Saguache County Veterans Service Officer at (719) 588-8465 or mbondurant@saguachecounty-co.gov. for information.


PACT Act Information

Saguache County Veterans Services Officer: Michael BonDurant