North Port veterans and members of their families who need assistance, information and advice regarding benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs are encouraged to meet with Sarasota County Veterans Service Office.
Regular office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays in Room 264 at North Port City Hall, 4970 City Hall Boulevard. Take the elevator to the second floor, then proceed ahead slightly to the right and follow the hallway to Room 264. If you do not have an appointment, be sure to call the Veterans Service Office before visiting as sometimes hours are adjusted based on staffing.
The Veterans Service Office representatives know the extent, the meaning and the application of laws that have been passed by the U.S, Congress in the interests of veterans and their dependents. They also know the rules and regulations adopted by the Department of Veterans Affairs to clarify and implement those laws.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has established a toll free 24/7 hotline to serve homeless veterans or those veterans at risk of becoming homeless. The National Call Center for Homeless Veterans phone number is 1-877-424-3838.
In addition, the VA has established an online veterans chat site which also provides 24/7 counseling services. This site is available at the Veterans Affairs website. Please share this with anyone in the community that could benefit from the information.