Veteran Services

New Hanover County Veteran Services is now located in the Health & Human Services Annex at 1507 Greenfield St, Wilmington, NC 28401.

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New Hanover County Veteran Services (NHCVS) assists veterans and eligible family members apply for benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs and other agencies.

Applicants must be residents of New Hanover County in order to receive assistance through NHCVS.

Sign up to receive NHC Veteran Services Newsletter Updates.

PACT Act Information

The PACT Act is a new law that expands and extends eligibility for VA health care for Veterans with toxic exposures and Veterans of the Vietnam, Gulf War, and post-9/11 eras. 

The act adds presumptive conditions for burn pits, Agent Orange, and other toxic exposures and requires VA to provide a toxic exposure screening to every Veteran enrolled in VA healthcare. 

All eligible Veterans and survivors are encouraged to file a claim or submit their intent to file a claim for PACT Act-related benefits now, even if previously denied. 

File for disability compensation online

Learn more about the PACT Act

Download PACT Act informational flyer

Download Toxic Exposure Health Care & Benefits flyer