The Twin Falls County Veterans Service Office assists veterans and their dependents with applications for compensation, pensions, hospitalization and other benefits through an intake process that includes information and referral services.

The Twin Falls County Veterans Service Office works with the Department of Veterans Affairs and other nationally chartered veterans service organizations to ensure that veterans, their dependents and survivors receive their richly deserved entitlements.

Services offered by the Veterans Service Office include the following:

  • Orders original Military Discharges (DD214) or Separation Records from the Military Government

  • Completes forms for benefits that may be payable through the Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Completes forms and notifies the appropriate branch of service of the death of a retiree

  • Informs survivors of procedures regarding military benefits

  • Obtains supporting documents for claims by veterans, their spouses and dependents

  • Informs veterans, dependents, and survivors of their eligibility for benefits payable through the Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Monthly outreach conducted with Walt Jackson of IDVS

  • Schedule transportation on the DAV Van to Boise Veteran Administration Hospital on a daily basis

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Veterans can now call to schedule an appointment for eye care directly by calling (208) 422-1072 Monday -Friday 8 am. to 4 pm.

The Eye Clinic is located in BLDG. 6 on the main campus on the Boise VA Hospital.

FROM WASHINGTON – Veterans receiving care at Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Medical Centers will now be able to schedule routine ear and eye appointments at local VA Audiology and Optometry clinics without a primary care referral – a move that eliminates multiple steps and gets Veterans into appointments quicker. The Audiology and Optometry Direct Scheduling Initiative is expected to be fully operational within all VA Medical Centers by the end of 2016.

NO-COST FLU SHOTS FOR VA PATIENTS

If you’re enrolled in the VA Health Care System, getting
your flu shot at Walgreens or Duane Reade is easy:

    • Step 1 Just fill out the flu vaccination form below
    • Step 2 Bring the completed form, your VA ID card and a photo ID
      to your neighborhood Walgreens or Duane Reade location
    • Step 3 Walgreens or Duane Reade will automatically update
      your VA Electronic Health Record in the VA Health Care System
      Nearby locations | Walk in anytime

If you want assistance or need help in obtaining benefits, Contact me here at your local Twin Falls County Veterans Service Office and I will do my best to answer your questions or guide you in the right direction for any Veterans services you may need.

Evidence Requirements before filing a COMPENSATION CLAIM

You must submit all relevant evidence in your possession and/or provide information sufficient to enable VA to obtain all relevant evidence not in your possession. This includes the following as part of your application:

  • Discharge or separation papers (DD214 or equivalent)
  • Service Treatment Records if they are in your possession (see the Veterans Records Destroyed in 1973 Fire if you suspect your records may have been involved in the 1973 NPRC fire)
  • Medical evidence (doctor & hospital reports)

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Compensation 101

Disability Compensation is a tax-free monetary benefit paid to Veterans with disabilities that are the result of a disease or injury incurred or aggravated during active military service.

Twin Falls County Veterans Service Office
260 4TH Avenue N, Twin Falls ID 83301
WORK: (208) 733-7610 EXT. 2415
FAX: (208) 733-9082
EMAIL: calvin.armstead@co.twin-falls.id.us

Hours of Operation:
Open Monday through Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Fridays 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. noon.
Availability and daily schedule are subject to
out of office visits and presentations.

EMAIL: click here to email Calvin for Veteran questions

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