Veterans Services

Stylized American flag with text "Proudly serving Wake County's veterans since 1981".

Important Update

The Veterans Service Office will open its new, permanent location at the Somerset Office Park at 4401 Bland Road in Raleigh on Tuesday, Feb. 23. The current location at 3000 Falstaff Road will be closed the week of Feb. 15 so staff can facilitate the move. Staff will be available and working electronically during the week of Feb. 15, so no services will be interrupted. Thank you for your patience.

Serving Wake County Veterans for Years

Do you need help navigating the complex world of veterans services? The Wake County Veterans Services Office assists eligible veterans, their dependents and/or surviving spouses, children of deceased veterans, members of the Reserves or National Guard and active-duty service members in applying for benefits and services from the Department of Veterans Affairs and North Carolina Department of Military & Veterans Affairs.

The VSO assists veterans and their families with:

  • Applying for NCDVMA benefits
  • Retrieving official Wake County documents in support of claims
  • Completing applications
  • Help at NCWorks Career Centers
  • Obtaining DD-214s

Important Contacts

US Veterans Affairs (toll-free)
1-800-827-1000

VA Medical Center – Durham
919-286-0411

Raleigh I VA Outpatient Clinic
919-212-0129

Raleigh II VA Outpatient Clinic
919-899-6259

Raleigh III VA Outpatient Clinic
919-755-2620

NC Dept of Military & Veterans Affairs
984-204-8366

Raleigh Vet Center
919-361-6419

NCDVA Scholarships

STATE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN OF CERTAIN DISABLED, DECEASED, COMBAT, OR POW/MIA VETERANS

The North Carolina Department of Military & Veterans Affairs wishes to remind high school seniors and other interested parties of the ongoing State Scholarship Program for children of certain disabled, deceased or POW/MIA veterans.

The scholarships may be used at schools located in North Carolina that are:

  1. State-owned institutions of higher education, community colleges and technical institutions, or
     
  2. Privately owned, nonprofit colleges and universities.
     

Scholarships, with one exception, provide free tuition, certain fees and a reasonable room and board allowance in state-owned institutions and $4,500 per academic year in private institutions – the exception being that awards under the 100% service-connected disability provision provide free tuition and certain fees in state-owned institutions and $1,500 per academic year in private institutions. All awards are for four academic years and must be used within eight years from the date of award. Unlimited awards are made under Classes I & IV. Classes II and III are limited to awards each year in each class.

Interested persons are urged to contact the Wake County Veterans Services Office, 3000 Falstaff Road, Raleigh, NC 27610, 919-212-VETS, for more detailed information, advice and assistance with an application.

100% P&T

Veterans who are permanently and totally disabled as the result of a service-connected disability may be eligible.

 100% P&T Programs and Services

Additional Resources

Capital Area Veterans Stand Down

Our staff can be reached at 919-268-7456 or by email at:

[email protected]

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Office Location & Hours

Veterans Services Office
Monday–Friday
8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Walk-in hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

3000 Falstaff Road, Raleigh
919-212-VETS