Gilpin County

Veteran's Service Office

Whose Who Served:

A veteran, whether active duty military, retired military, national guard, reserve military - these are people who, at one point in his/her life, went beyond their-selves to support their community, country, and the rest of us.

Thank You for your dedication and sacrifice for your country.

Contact info:
POSITION IS OPEN AT THIS TIME
Veteran Service Office
Gilpin County Justice Center
2960 Dory Hill Road, Suite 100
Black Hawk, CO 80422

Phone:
303 582-5444 ext 1103 office
303-515-4297 direct
720-254-4060 cell

email:
coming soon

Office Days and Hours:

Pending new officer's hours.

Rick Winfrey retired from the County and the County is currently working to find his replacement.

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Veteran Service Office

Richard (Rick) Winfrey has retired. Until his replacement is found, please call the main office for other offices you can call. Gilpin County Veteran Service Officer, is available to assist Gilpin County Veteran's and their families with VA Benefits, State Veteran Benefits, and Gilpin County assistance programs. Veterans Service Office advise and assist veterans, active-duty members of the Armed Forces of the United States and their spouses, surviving spouses, dependent parents, and dependents in presenting claims or obtaining entitlements or benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Some of the services that can be provided are preparation of forms, documentation of claims with pertinent data, proper submission and case management of claims to the appropriate agencies and discharge assistance.

Veteran’s Benefits from the Department Veteran Affairs:

VA Eligibility, VA Health Care — VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, VA Forms-Submitting Claims for Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities, VA Pensions, Travel Allowances, Education and Training, Home Loan Guaranty, VA Life Insurance, Burial & Memorial Benefits, Special Groups of Veterans, Transition Assistance, Benefits for Dependents and Survivors, Appeals of VA Claims Decisions, Military Medals and Records, Replacement Copies of DD 214, and Benefits Provided by Other Federal Agencies.

Colorado Division of Veteran Affairs & State of Colorado:

The State of Colorado offers special benefits for its military service members and Veterans including Retired Military Pay tax exemptions, state employment preferences, education and tuition assistance, vehicle tags, as well as hunting and fishing license privileges. Eligibility for some benefits may depend on residency, military component and Veteran disability status.

Gilpin County:

Veteran’s Outreach, Counseling, Public Assistance programs with all the above. Helping Military, Veterans and their families in transition. Veteran support group and psychological counseling. Assist in connecting to Gilpin County Public Assistance programs. Also assist veterans, without transportation or limited mobility, with transportation to VA Medical Center and Colorado Community Based Outpatient Clinics.