Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs
    
                               

  

 Our Mission is to assist all Veterans, their survivors and dependents in obtaining any and all Federal, State and Local benefits that they may be eligible for and to which they are entitled.

Director:    
Melanie Pauch, Director
                   Accredited Veterans Services Counselor
                   veterans@kalkaskacounty.org

Address:   303 S. Coral Street, P.O. Box 1204,  Kalkaska, MI   49646 **new as of July 2022 **

Phone:      231-258-3370       Fax:  231-258-1183 

Hours:       Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
                  Ap
pointments are scheduled between 8:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.   
 Note:   A portion of the Director's wages are funded by the County Veterans Service Fund  (CVSF)  Grant administered by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA).     

Directions to the Office:

From the South:  Travel North on U.S. 131.  Turn left at Third Street, (the first traffic light in Kalkaska).   Continue West on Third Street approximately 2/10 of a mile to Coral Street.  Turn right on Coral and proceed approximately one block.    The office is located in the Kalkaska Senior Center, on the right.    There is parking in the front and in the back of the Senior Center. 

From the North:  Travel South through Kalkaska to the traffic light at Third Street.   Turn right on Third Street and continue West approximately 2/10 mile to Coral Street.   Turn right on Coral and proceed approximately one block.     The office is located in the Kalkaska Senior Center on the right.   There is parking in the front and in the back of the Senior Center. 

                                     Veterans Crisis Line:  
                             988           or
          1-800-273-8255    Press "1"

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Our office is currently open for scheduled appointments only.   
You MUST call the office at 231-258-3370, or email the office at veterans@kalkaskacounty.org  to schedule an appointment.     No walk-ins will be accommodated at this time.    Thank You !
                                              MOBILE OFFICE HOURS:    
Our office has office hours at the following locations:  
1.  Garfield Township Hall on the 2nd Monday of each month from 11:30 am until 1:00 p.m.
2.  Coldsprings Township Hall on the 4th Thursday of each month from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.
3.  Bear Lake Township Hall on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 11:30 am until 1:00 p.m.
Please contact our office at 231-258-3370 to schedule an appointment at one of the above locations. 

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                                                                      Vietnam POW / MIA Report
   
                                                              1,584 Missing   /   48 from Michigan
   Please visit the following website for a list of the Missing from the State of Michigan:
https://www.dpaa.mil/portals/85/VietnamAccounting/pmsea_una_MICHIGAN_20211105.pdf

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