Veteran Services

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Non-Anoka County Residents

Due to the high volume of requests for services, our office can only assist clients who reside within Anoka County. To obtain assistance in the county that you reside in, please contact your local County Veteran Services Office by visiting this link - MACVSO Directory

How to Schedule an Appointment with Anoka County Veteran Services

If you are a resident of Anoka County and wish to meet with a Veteran Services Officer, call (763) 324-4500 or use our Online Scheduling portal. (Chrome Browser Only)

Phone: (763) 324-4500 – If no answer, please leave a voicemail so a service officer can respond ASAP.
Fax: (763) 324-1040


Anoka County Veteran Services provides professional, caring and quality assistance to veterans and their dependents in obtaining benefits through county, state and federal programs. As advocates, we work with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs and nationally chartered Veteran Service Organizations to ensure that our veterans and their dependents receive the benefits they have earned through military service.

County Veteran Service Officers (CVSO's)

 When visiting the Anoka County Veteran Services Office you will be referred to a service officer for assistance. Our County Veteran Service Officers (CVSO's) are highly trained, professional advocates that share an understanding of the challenges our veterans and their dependents face. Our CVSO's attend the most current training on the extent, the meaning and the application of laws that have been passed by the U.S, Congress in the interests of veterans and their dependents. They also know the rules and regulations adopted by the Department of Veterans Affairs to clarify and implement those laws. Our CVSO's will apply specialized knowledge in the best way suited to the needs of every individual veteran or other beneficiary who visit our office for assistance.

Memorial Day Ceremonies

The Veterans Organizations of Anoka County presents two Memorial Day ceremonies, Saturday, May 27.

  • 10:00 a.m. Morningside Memorial Gardens, 11800 University Avenue NW, Coon Rapids. 
  • 11:30 a.m. Bunker Hills Activity Center, 550 Bunker Lake Blvd, Andover. Everyone is invited to attend the family picnic following the ceremony at Bunker Hills Park (Provided by the Anoka County Veterans Council.