November 03, 2017

Independence Veterans Service Office to Host Open House November 14

The Missouri Veterans Commission will hold an open house on November 14 from 10 a.m. to noon at its Independence, Missouri Veterans Service Office location at 3675 S. Noland Road, Suite 125. The public is invited to attend and visit with Missouri Veterans Commission leaders and Veterans Service Officers.

Veterans Service Officers at the Independence location will assist Veterans and their dependents in Jackson and Cass Counties with filing for VA benefits, including submitting the claims applications with all necessary documentation. These benefits include service-connected compensation, non-service connected disability pension, education and training, vocational rehabilitation, burial, and survivor benefits. They will also assist claimants with health care eligibility, VA Home Loan Guaranty, and other Veterans benefits.

Veterans Service Officers will be available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.  To contact the Independence Veterans Service Office call 816-325-5883 or 816-325-5882.

A full map of State Service Officers can be found at

The Missouri Veterans Commission, a state agency, operates seven State Veterans Homes, five State Veterans Cemeteries, and the Veterans Services Program.  The Commission is committed to honoring and serving Missouri’s Veterans whose dedication and sacrifices have preserved our nation and its freedoms.  For more information about the Missouri Veterans Commission programs, call 573-751-3779, online at, or


For more information, call 573-522-1421 or e-mail