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    Aug 6 2020 Valerie Brunson PORTRAIT 2

    Valerie Brunson, Director 


    141 North Main Street
    Room 100 inside the Sumter County Courthouse

    Sumter, S.C. 29150

    Phone: 803-436-2302
    Phone: 1-800-827-1000
    Fax: 803-436-2408

    Email Veterans Affairs

    Hours of Operation
    Monday to Friday   8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Veterans Affairs Assistance 

    • Assist Veterans with Service-connected & Non-Service connected claims
    • Assist Veterans with Educational Benefits
    • Assist with VA Home Loans
    • Assist with Burial Benefit.
    • Certify and record DD214's
    • Assist with upgrading DD214's
    • Assist with Appeals
    • Verification of Income
    • Request Military Records
    • Eligibility Verification Reports (EVR's)
    • Change of Addresses
    • Correction of Military Records                                         
    • Initiate direct deposits
    • Assist widows with widow's pension
    • Forward all mail to the VA Regional Office for processing
    Important Links for Veterans
    SC Association of Counties VA Officers
    South Carolina State Office of Veterans Affairs
    The Columbia Vet Center Veterans Hotline - NSPL(link is external)
    Veterans Victory House Nursing Home
    Agent Orange
    Department of Veterans Affairs
    William Jennings, Dorn VA Medical Center Ralph H. Johnson, VAMC
    Florence National Cemetery
    Beaufort National Cemetery
    Fort Jackson National Cemetery
    Request for DD214
    Sumter County Veterans Association, Inc. Sumter Combat Veterans Group

    Nearest Medical Centers/Clinics
    Sumter VA Medical Outpatient Clinic
    407 North Salem Ave
    Sumter, SC 29150
    8:00 - 5:00
    Dorn VA Medical Center
    6439 Garners Ferry Rd
    Columbia, SC 29209-1639
    VA Medical Clinic
    514H Dargan St
    Florence, SC 29501
    (843) 292-8383

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline



    Crisis Text Line



    Veterans Crisis Line

    1.800.273.8255 (Press 1)