The Commission of Veterans Affairs provides assistance to Delaware County veterans who were discharged under Honorable Conditions and/or their family members.

  Delaware County, Iowa - Veterans Affairs

The Veterans Affairs Commission provides assistance to Delaware County veterans who were discharged under Honorable Conditions and/or their family members. Veterans need to have served 90 consecutive days of active Federal service for other than training to qualify.

The Veterans Affairs Commission also provides assistance to veterans and/or their family members in applying for federal benefits and other veterans aid, which include but are not limited to:
Service connected disability compensation
Special monthly compensation
Non-service connected pension
Surviving spouse pension
Aid & attendance/housebound
Military records upgrade and military records replacement
Agent Orange/PTSD/Desert Storm Sickness/Type II   Diabetes/HepC
Application for VA HealthCare System
Application for admission to the Iowa Veterans Home
Application for headstones and plaques
Other federal programs for which veterans and/or dependents may be eligible
Veterans designation on Drivers License OR visit your Local DOT office

Help with the following needs is available, subject to eligibility guidelines:
Rent or mortgage payments
Food and provisions
Burial assistance
Grave markers

For those who wish to register with the VA Medical Center in Iowa City, please choose one of the following three options:

1. Click here to obtain the forms on the VA website;

2. Contact the Delaware County VA Administrator to obtain the forms; or

3. Call the Iowa City VA Medical Center at 319-338-0581 to request the forms


Low income veterans may now qualify for help with dental, medical, vision, house/vehicle repairs, etc through the Iowa Veterans Trust fund.  You can access the application and further information at or contact Raylynn or Peggy at 563-927-5116.

Address of
Veterans Affairs office:
601 Grant Street
Manchester, Iowa 52057

Hours Office is open:
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Call office for an appointment

Phone Number:
(563) 927-5116

FAX Number:
(563) 927-6844

Veterans Affairs Administrator:
Peggy Petlon

Veterans Affairs Assistant:
Raylynn Lee
(Monday - Friday)
Veterans Affairs Forms:
Downloadable forms
used in the Veterans Affairs office

Veteran's Affairs Links:

Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs

State of Iowa Veterans Benefits

United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Other Related Links:

American Legion

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)

Resources for Veteran Assistance for Mesothelioma and Other Asbestos-Related Diseases