Per Chapter 35B.6 subsection 1 of the Code of Iowa, Services Offered is, but is not limited to the following:
1. Inform members of the armed forces, veterans and their dependents of all federal, state, and local laws enacted for their benefit.
2. Assist all residents of the state who served in the armed forces of the United States and their relatives, beneficiaries, and dependents in receiving from the United States and
Service work can be as simple as giving out the 1-800 number for the VA Regional Office in Des Moines or as complicated as filing a 21-526 form for a non-service connected pension with Aid & Attendance benefits. Along with this form, the service officer must review to see what state and or county benefits the client may be eligible for.
this state any and all compensation, pensions, hospitalization, insurance, education, employment pay and gratuities, loan guarantees, or any other aid or benefit to which they may be entitled under any law.
Relief is monetary assistance with emergency needs, such as;
The Commission will review any request that the Veteran considers an emergency need.
An application needs to be completed and an interview with the Director or Service Officer who will review the application and determine the level of benefits on a case by case basis.