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Memorial Hall
280 E Broad St.
Room 100
Columbus, OH 43215


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(614) 525-2500
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(614) 525-2505

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Mon, Wed, Thur – Fri
7:30 am - 4:00 pm

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3:00 pm

Franklin County Veterans Service Commission

On February 13, 1862, the General Assembly of the State of Ohio memorialized its decision to provide "for the relief of the necessities to .[veteran]. who now are, or hereafter may be, in the service of the state or the United States.". That decision, to provide "for the aid and financial assistance" of veterans, still stands.


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Additional Resources

Burial and Memorial Benefits

Veterans Service Commission can help you receive benefits and services including headstones, markers, burial flags and burial in a national cemetery. We may help indigent or unclaimed veterans receive proper funeral services through our Indigent Burial Program. Please contact our office for additional information.

Compensation and Pensions

You may receive a monthly compensation if you are at least 10 percent disabled as a result of your military service.

Also, you may receive a monthly pension if you are a wartime veteran with limited income and assets and are permanently and totally disabled or are at least 65 years of age.

Build Careers for Veterans and Dependents


You may be paid benefits while you are in an approved education or training program. Some dependents of disabled or deceased veterans may receive benefits.

Help to Access Health Care Benefits

Veterans Service Commission can help you receive health care from a VA health care facility. Some of the services provided at the facility include:

  • Hospital, outpatient, medical, dental, pharmacy and prosthetic services
  • Special health care for female veterans
  • Health and rehabilitation programs for homeless veterans
  • ..and more!

Access Life Insurance Benefits and Procedures

You may be able to receive insurance benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs. This is important for veterans and service members who may not be able to get insurance from private companies because of the extra risks involved in military service or because of a service-connected disability.