Oakland County Veterans Services has been providing Oakland County veterans and their families with professional veterans benefits advocacy and assistance for over 60 years.
We have a staff of highly trained and accredited Veterans' Benefits Counselors who are dedicated to ensuring that the sacrifices of our nation's veterans are recognized, and that they and their families receive all veterans benefits to which they are entitled. Our goals are to obtain the maximum veterans' benefits available for our clients through our professionalism and advocacy while making the process as simple and understandable as possible. As a Division of Oakland County government we are able to provide our services free of charge.
Excerpts from letters of gratitude received by our division
"...I want to thank you for the kind and efficient manner in which you handled our interview and arranging for the items we requested from the Veterans Administration..."
"...We as Americans and freedom loving citizens want to thank you for your efforts to create the best environment for a veteran of the United States. Thank you very much..."
"...I am writing to let you know of the outstanding service on the part of [your veterans' benefits counselor]. She is most courteous, compassionate and does her very best in the interest of her client..."
"...He knows what he states, he's compassionate and determined...He was the first person who treated me as a human in dire need of my income and not a file number..."
"...These past few months we have had the privilege of working with [your veterans' benefits counselor]. Her patience and understanding have been a great comfort to my mother in law...who is going through a very difficult time. [She] worked diligently making phone calls, collecting details and keeping us informed through the process..."
"...The above group are energetic, caring and great Oakland County employees..."
"...Words cannot express how much my wife and I appreciate the manner in which your office...has so successfully handled my claim for veterans' benefits from start to finish...Our wildest hopes have been exceeded as a direct result of the very professional and knowledgeable service rendered by your office..."
"...This letter is sent to express my appreciation for the invaluable assistance of [your veterans' benefits counselor]. Due to his diligence and devotion to assisting me. I have been able to finally enjoy some economic and emotional stability in my life..."
"...I wish to express my sincere gratitude for all you have done as the Oakland County Veterans' counselor to make arrangements for the grave stone marker...Oakland County should treasure you as their veterans' counselor..."
"...I have never met a more honorable and hardworking person such as [your veterans' benefits counselor] before...he made me feel comfortable at all times. He worked to get me an increase in my pension...I wish to thank you for having the foresight to have a person such as [him] working for you..."
"...Jim's family and I thank you very much for the beautiful ceremony...we will long remember this special day..."
"...I told her that it was only me that provided the phone number. You made her very proud..."