Division of Veterans' Services


The Cape May County Veterans’ Bureau was established shortly after World War II by the Cape May County Board of County Commissioners to aid and assist veterans, widows, and their families.

The Cape May County Division of Veterans' Services provides service to countywide veterans to eliminate the need to travel long distances to obtain veterans' benefits, program information and assistance.

We can provide assistance in applying for the following benefits:

  • Disability Compensation
  • VA Veterans’ Pension
  • VA Healthcare Services
  • Aide and Attendance
  • Requests for Discharge Paperwork
  • Surviving Spouse and Dependent Benefits
  • VA Life Insurance Claims
  • Burial Benefits
  • NJ Income Tax Deduction
  • NJ Property Tax Reduction or Exemptions
  • NJ Disabled Veteran License Plates
  • NJ Disabled Veteran Placard
  • Replacement Medals and Records

Additionally, the Division of Veterans' Services:

  • Administers the CMC Veterans’ Cemetery, to include pre-registrations.
  • Disburses Veterans’ and Family information from both the State of NJ and the Federal Government.
  • Disburses information pertaining to local establishments which offer Military and Veteran Discounts.
  • Facilitates the County Memorial Day Ceremony at the CMC Veterans’ Cemetery.
  • Facilitates the County Veterans’ Day Ceremony at Naval Air Station Wildwood at the Cape May Airport.
  • Facilitates the Wreaths Across America Ceremony in conjunction with CMC Board of Chosen Freeholders and the CMC Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol.
  • Participates in various community outreach programs and presentations as requested.
  • Provides referral services to various governmental organizations which cater to Veterans and their Families.
  • Provides information regarding various non-governmental agencies which assist Veterans and their families.

Please visit the Veterans Administration, Federal Benefits for Veterans, State of New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and the NJ Veterans Benefits Guide for further information and New Jersey Veterans' benefits. The Resource Guide for New Jersey Military Veterans and Families provides information on programs and support for New Jersey Veterans.
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