The Veterans Services Office is moving to a new location!
Beginning June 25, 2021, the Wilkes County Veterans Services Office will be located in the Wilkes County Agricultural Center located at:
416 Executive Drive, Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Veterans Services will be closed on June 23 and June 24 during the transition process. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
A disabled veteran may receive employment assistance, self-employment assistance, training in a rehabilitation facility, college or other training. Severely disabled veterans may receive assistance to improve their ability to live independently.
Veterans and service members are eligible for vocational rehabilitation if they:
Suffered a service connected disability or disabilities in active service and are receiving at least 20% compensation or would if not for receiving military retirement pay (veterans with a 10% disability may also be eligible if found to have a serious employment handicap)
Were discharged or released under other than dishonorable conditions or are hospitalized awaiting separation for a service connected disability and need vocational rehabilitation to overcome an employment handicap caused by their service connected disability