PUNXSUTAWNEY– Working to ensure area veterans are receiving or maximizing the benefits and support they have earned through their service and sacrifice, Rep. Brian Smith (R-Jefferson/Indiana) announced his upcoming veterans assistance hours for April and May 2021.
Due to his offices being closed on Good Friday, this outreach will next be offered by an American Legion representative on Friday April 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Punxsutawney district office, 109 Indiana St., Suite 3.
Smith’s regular, first Friday of the month veterans outreach hours will resume two weeks later, on May 7, at the Punxsutawney district office.
Appointments are required and can be made by calling 814-938-4225.
Some of the services that can be provided to veterans and their dependents through this monthly outreach include assistance with compensation, pension, death benefits, education and health care, as well as any issues pertaining to veterans benefits.
Veterans do not need to be a member of any service organization in order to participate.
Veterans and their families are also reminded that the Jefferson and Indiana County Veterans Assistance offices are available Monday through Friday to provide these services and assist with state and county benefits for area veterans.
The 66th Legislative District includes all of Jefferson County and the Indiana County communities of Banks, Canoe, East Mahoning, Grant, Green, Montgomery, North Mahoning, Rayne, South Mahoning and West Mahoning townships and Cherry Tree, Ernest, Glen Campbell, Marion Center, Plumville and Smicksburg boroughs.
Representative Brian Smith
Pennsylvania House of Representatives