Veterans Affairs

Notice: Building Under Construction
Veterans Affairs staff are still here to help!
We have been experiencing high call volume and an increase in workload due to the PACT ACT. 
We are doing our very best to serve our veterans, answer and return calls in the most timely fashion while also working with scheduled appointments. 
We are happy to meet with you at various locations such as:
Elk Rapids AMVETS
Central AMVETS
Mancelona American Legion 
Alden SW Torch Lake Fire Department 
VeteransAffairs Brandon Corbin, Director
203 E. Cayuga St.
PO Box 1049
Bellaire, MI 49615

Phone:  231-533-8499
Fax:  231-533-8317
Office Hours:
(Remote appointments throughout the county can be scheduled, as-needed as well!)

Monday - Friday
8am - 4pm 

Lunch: 12pm - 1pm

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Our Mission:
Assist veterans, their dependents, and survivors in obtaining county, state, and federal benefits.

Our Accredited Veteran Benefit Counselors will assist you with:

        • Analyzing and assessing your military service to determine your eligibility for VA benefits.
        • Assistance in obtaining the appropriate documentation that is required for a successful claim.
        • Completing appropriate forms and submit your claim to the VA Regional Office of jurisdiction.
        • Providing follow-up on all VA correspondence related to your claim.
        • Reviewing your rating decision and discuss potential appeal options.
        • Filing for any ancillary benefits as a result of your VA rating decision.

Please call us at (231) 533-8499 to schedule an appointment.