Veterans Benefits

Indian River County Veterans Service Office

Manager Joel Herman (772) 226-1499

2525 St Lucie Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32960
Contact John Birhanzl (772) 226-1499

11602 U.S. Highway 1, Sebastian, FL 32958, (772) 589-6597
Contact Robert Gonzalez

A wide range of benefits are available to veterans, including:

Disability benefits; Medical Care (including prescription drugs); Nursing Home care; life Insurance; VA guaranteed loans; burial expenses and other claims for benefits which you may be entitled to.

The Veterans Service Office provides information, eligibility requirements, and helps with applications for all veterans and their dependents. 

All honorably discharged veterans can apply for benefits. 

Transportation can be arranged for service to the Veteran’s Hospital in West Palm Beach call 567-8000, ext. 1695. Service in the Veterans Council Van is available Monday through Friday.

VA Outpatient Clinic

372 17th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960, (772) 299-4623
Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Veterans Council of Indian River County

P.O. Box 1354, Vero Beach, FL 32961
Contact: Jim Romanek, (772) 410-5820
[email protected]

A non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring our local community veterans and their families have the support they need and deserve.  The Council consists of more than 20 veterans’ organizations and more than 30 auxiliary members who meet monthly to provide for the welfare of veterans. 


Indian River Publishers, Inc.

Indian River Publishers, Inc.
Post Office Box 519
Vero Beach, Florida 32961

Telephone: 772.473.6107
Fax: 772.464.3216

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