Veterans' Services, Pitkin County Cares
Mission Statement

 "To enrich the quality of life for Pitkin County veterans and their families by assisting them in accessing all Department of Veterans Affairs and Colorado State benefits they richly deserve."
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The Veterans Service office provides services for active and retired military personnel and their families in Pitkin County.  All services are provided free of charge.
Pitkin County Veterans Service Office stands ready to assist our veterans and their family members with accessing a wide variety of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Colorado State veteran benefits including:
  • Claims for disability and pensions
  • Accessing VA Health Care System
  • Certificates of Eligibility for VA Home Loan Guaranty
  • VA Education Benefits
  • Survivor Benefits
  • Burial Benefits
  • Government Headstones and Markers

  • VA Life Insurance
  • Colorado State Veterans Nursing Homes
  • Disabled Veterans License Plates
  • Civil Service Preference Letters
  • Locating Military Records
  • One time re-issue of Medals