2400 Voorhees Town Center | Voorhees, New Jersey 08043
(856) 882 - 5200 | M - F: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
arrow icon   Veterans
Veterans are an honored part of our community. They are our parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, sons and daughters. We owe a debt of gratitude to veterans every day for protecting the freedoms that we often take for granted.

Voorhees Township dedicates this page to all veterans. We hope to provide you with an easy source of information for and about veterans.
Local Benefits

Many stores and businesses in Voorhees honor veterans and military personnel every day by offering a discount on their goods or services. Below is a list of businesses that offer veterans discounts. While each business offers some type of discount, it varies from business to business and at what level it is offered – whether active duty / retired / former service member, etc. Please patronize these local businesses and don’t forget to ask about their veterans’ discount.

agenda Veteran's Discount Business List
Local Organizations

There are several veterans’ organizations near Voorhees Township.

RAWS-TAIT VFW POST
10 Kennedy Boulevard
Somerdale, NJ 08083
(856) 435 - 9564

GEORGE WALTON AMERICAN LEGION POST 371
Lakeview Avenue (Haddonfield/Berlin Road)
P.O. Box 371
Gibbsboro, NJ 08026
(856) 783 - 7327
County Benefits

Veterans’ residing in Camden County may avail themselves of several benefits through Camden County.
Veterans Affairs Office

The Camden County Veterans Affairs Office offers a variety of services to local veterans.

Camden County Veterans Affairs
Lakeland Complex
3 Collier Drive
Blackwood, NJ 08012
Phone: (856) 374 - 5801
Fax: (856) 374 - 5302

Click the link below to access the Camden County Veterans Affairs Office website.

Office of Veterans Affairs
Discount Card

Any veteran residing in Camden County may go to the County Store (an extension of the Camden County Clerk’s Office) located at the Voorhees Town Center Mall and obtain a veteran’s ID card by registering their DD 214. This card is a photo ID and identifies the individual as a veteran. The card may be used to prove veteran status in order to obtain veteran discounts in our local stores, as well as an additional form of identification. For information on how to obtain the card, call the County Store at (856) 566 - 2920.
Military Service Medal

To be eligible, the applicant must meet the following criteria:

gray-arrow Honorably discharged from the United States Armed Force
   
gray-arrow Must be a current resident of Camden County
   
gray-arrow Must provide Proof of Service; DD-214 discharge papers or a form 53-55, 553
 Korean War Service Medal

To be eligible, the applicant must meet the following criteria:

gray-arrow Honorably discharged from the United States Armed Force
   
gray-arrow Must be a current resident of Camden County
   
gray-arrow Must provide Proof of Service; DD-214 discharge papers or a form 53-55, 553
   
gray-arrow Served during the following time frame of the Korean War:
Between June 25, 1950 and January 31, 1955.
Pets For Vets

Camden County Board of Freeholders has announced a new program, Pets4Vets. Active military, reservists or veterans can adopt a pet from the county shelter and the adoption fee will be waived. For more information call (856) 401 - 1300 or visit the website www.ccasnj.org.
State Benefits

PROPERTY TAX DEDUCTIONS / EXEMPTIONS

The State of New Jersey offers a property tax deduction for Veterans. This deduction reduces taxes by $250.00 per year.

Veterans must be honorably discharged from the Armed Forces, own the property for which the deduction is being sought, and have been in active service in time of war. Applications are available in the Tax Assessor’s office, (856) 429 - 7767; the Tax Collector’s office, (856) 429 - 7762 and on-line at click link. Widow(er)s of eligible veterans may claim the deduction as well.

There is also an exemption for disabled Veterans, where the disability was caused by their service in the Armed Forces. Disabled Veterans may request an exemption from property tax payment. Applications are available in the Tax Assessor’s office, (856) 429 - 7767; the Tax Collector’s office, (856) 429 - 7762 and on-line at click link. Restrictions apply.
Federal Benefits

WOMEN VETERANS

The Department of Veterans Affairs provides information specific to the needs of women veterans. To access this information, visit their website at: click link.

VETERAN NON-SERVICE CONNECTED PENSION INFORMATION AND SURVIVING SPOUSES / CHILDREN BENEFITS

The Department of Veterans Affairs web site is an information resource for veterans, surviving spouses and children who might be eligible for VA's Pension Benefits. Pension benefits such as the “Basic Pension” and “Aid and Attendance” are meant as an assistance replica watches replica louboutin replica christian louboutin shoes for eligible veterans, surviving spouses and children who demonstrate financial need. These benefits are available to all veterans who meet the income qualifications. Eligible veterans do not have to have a service connected disability or injury. For additional information, visit the VA website at: click link.