The Veterans Affairs Commission provides assistance to Clay County veterans who were discharged under Honorable Conditions and/or their family members.


  Clay County, Iowa - Veterans Affairs

Emergency Assistance for qualifying veterans (pursuant to Iowa Code 250) with financial hardships.
Provide assistance to all veterans and their dependents in applying for federal benefits and other related programs or matters:
VA Medical Care - Health care and medications
Compensation - Monthly benefit for injury incurred or aggravated by service (No time limit)
Pension - Income based financial assistance programs for veterans
Housebound/Aid and Attendance - Additional benefit to pension based on health care needs
Iowa Veterans Home and nursing home care
Military Records - obtaining and upgrading
Burial Benefits and Grave Markers
Educational Benefits
Home Loan Benefits

Maintain Grave Registrations for all persons who served in the military or navel forces of the United States whose mortal remains rest in Clay County, Iowa.

Address of
Veterans Affairs office:
337 Tenth St., SW
PO Box 7922
Spencer IA 51301-7922

Hours Office is open:
Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M - 4:30 P.M.

Phone Number:
(712) 262-5547

FAX Number:
(712) 580-5551


Office holder name:
Darla Sheasley

Commissioners of
Veterans Affairs Office:
J. Doug Hart
Chris Raveling
Heather Warren

Veterans Affairs Forms:
Downloadable forms
used in the
Veterans Affairs office

Veterans Affairs Links:
Iowa Department of Veteran's Affairs

United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Other Related Links:
American Legion

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)

Resources for Veteran Assistance for Mesothelioma and Other Asbestos-Related Diseases

Peterson Library

Peterson Fire Department bell

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