Fri, Jan 24, 2020
Benton County Iowa

Benton County - Veterans Affairs


Toni Parizek, Director



Our office has MOVED, we are now located at the old West School Building in Vinton at 811 D Ave.  Our phone number, email and fax have remained the same.

The office will be working out of Belle Plaine the first Wednesday of every month.  I will be in the Council Chambers of City Hall from 9am-3:30pm. For the month of January I will be in Belle Plaine on 8 January 2020 as the first is a Holiday.

We have Vietnam Veterans Books commemorating the 50th Anniversary.  These complimentary books are for any Veteran who resides in Benton County.

The Benton County Veterans Affairs Office hours are 8am-4:30pm.  Walk-Ins are always welcome, although it is encouraged to make an appointment to ensure that I am in the office and not elsewhere assisting another Veteran.

M-F 8am-4:30pm

811 D Ave, Suite 34
Vinton, IA 52349
(319) 472-3150
(319) 472-4260


Michael Silhanek, Chairman (Elberon)

Kirk Beason, Secretary (Vinton)

Jennifer Toenjes (Vinton)

Benton County Veterans Affairs assists Veterans and their dependents:

  • Obtaining VA Medical Care - Health care and medications.
  • Compensation - Monthly benefit for injury incurred or aggravated by service (No time limit).
  • Pension - Income based financial assistance programs for veterans.
  • Applying to the Iowa Veterans Home and nursing home care.
  • Military Records - obtaining and upgrading.
  • Burial Benefits and Grave Markers.
  • Educational Benefits.
  • Home Loan Benefits.
  • Maintain Grave Registrations for all persons who served in the military of the United States whose mortal remains rest in Benton County, Iowa
  • Emergency Assistance

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