Serving Those Who Have Served
Office is located within the Barry County United Way Office
(Lower level of the Barry Community Enrichment Center)
231 S. Broadway Ave., Hastings, MI 49058
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
If you are experiencing a crisis the Veterans Crisis Line is 1-800-273-8255 Press 1 or text 838255
County Veterans Affairs Coordinator
Pattrick Jansens, Accredited Service Officer
Phone: (269) 945-1296 option 3 for voicemail
Fax: (269) 945-4536
Marine Corp League Service Officer
Kay VanDrunen, Accredited
Call Monday - Friday to schedule appointment or email coordinator.
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County Veteran Affairs Committee
*Monthly meetings are held on the the 4th Thursday of the month at 9:00am
Frank Williams - Chairman representing American Legion Post # 45
Charles Pullen - Vice Chair representing American Legion Post # 140
Michael Timmons - Independent Committee Member
Douglas Lindsey - Committee Member representing VFW Post # 8260
Shannon Szukala - Independent Committee Member
Barry County Veterans Affairs office is here to provide services and assistance to the men and women who have honorably served their country. Veterans and their families can receive the support they have earned by leveraging the resources through Barry county United Way's Mission United Program and Veterans services.
Emergency assistance is available through the Soldiers & Sailors Relief Fund to qualifying honorably discharged, indigent soldiers, sailors, marines, nurses, and members of women's auxiliaries and the indigent wives, widows and minor children of such indigent or deceased soldier. Assistance is also available through the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund.
Burial benefits are available to honorably discharged Veterans and their un-remarried spouses.