Veteran Services

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 Medina Wilson, Division Chief

 Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm


Phone: 609-989-6120 
Fax: 609-396-5438
Mail: 2280 Hamilton Avenue. Hamilton, NJ 08619


Mercer County Veteran Services represents all Mercer County veterans of military service and their families, providing counsel, information and referral. Its primary functions are to:

  • Write Veterans Administration claims for compensation/pension
  • Assist with disability claims and education
  • Assist with burial registration at Greenwood and Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle cemeteries
  • Provide burial plots at no charge and mausoleums at a reduced cost at Greenwood Cemetery
  • Assist with survivor benefits
  • Conduct countywide ceremonies (Memorial Day, Veterans Day, Pearl Harbor Day)
  • Provide transitional housing
  • Help organize career and job fairs specifically for veterans
  • Collect funds to distribute holiday meals to needy veterans for Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter
  • Provide referral services including transition to and from VA medical facilities; employment and vocational rehabilitation through Mercer County's One-Stop Career Center; social services; war veterans re-adjustment counseling; affordable housing; emergency and transitional housing; and Vet Center Clinic


Veteran ID Cards can be obtained at the County Clerk's office located at 209 S. Broad St., Trenton.  Office hours are weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (609) 278-7108


Veterans Crisis Hotline – 1-800-273-8255, Press 1

 VA Homeless Hotline – 1-877-4AIDVET (1-877-424-3838)

 Women Veterans Call Center – 1-855-VA-WOMEN (1-855-829-6636)



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