Administrator: Darcia Robson

The Guthrie County Veteran Affairs Commission provides assistance to all eligible Veterans discharged from active military service under honorable conditions and/or their family members in applying for federal benefits and other Veteran’s aid, which includes, but is not limited to:

  • Service-connected disability compensation
  • Non-service connected pension
  • Surviving spouse pension
  • Aid and attendance/housebound
  • Application for VA Healthcare System
  • Headstones
  • Obtaining Military Records
  • Application to Iowa Veterans Home
  • Applications for Iowa Veterans Trust Fund Assistance

Veterans Assistance Program

The Guthrie County Veteran’s Relief program is funded by the county to provide emergency assistance for basic needs to resident Veterans and families. These basic needs available:

  • Rent
  • Utilities
  • Food and provisions
  • Prescription medication
  • Transportation (fuel)
  • Burial Assistance
  • Grave markers

To be eligible for this program, you must meet the following requirements:

  1. Be a Veteran with an Honorable Discharge
  2. Be a resident of Guthrie County
  3. Meet County income guidelines
  4. Apply for any and all benefits
  5. Emergency needs that cannot be met by other means

For more information about services and benefits available to veterans, visit the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs website.

The County Veterans Affairs office is located at 200 North 5th Street, Guthrie Center, Iowa. They maintain office hours from 9am to 12:30pm and 1pm to 4:30pm. Call for an appointment. The office can be reached via phone (641) 747-2546.

Relevant Links
Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs
Veteran’s Administration
Veteran’s Administration Forms