Cass County Veterans Services

The Veterans Services Division is part of the Health, Human, and Veteran Services Department. Our goal is to provide unparalleled customer service to the veterans of Cass County, with an emphasis on individual needs and personalized benefits counseling. Our customers have paid in advance for these services and deserve only the best. An individual’s right to privacy and confidentiality is always respected. We are happy to assist veterans or their dependents on a walk-in or by appointment basis and we also offer service in several satellite locations throughout the county.

For information on claims processing for veterans' benefits from the US Department of Veterans Affairs and the Minnesota Dept of Veterans Affairs see:

Federal Benefits (US Department of Veterans Affairs)
State Benefits (Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs)


CONTACT US:                                           

Backus:                                                                  Walker:    

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday-Friday                       8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday-Friday
PO Box 51 (mailing)                                               400 Michigan Ave W (Physical)
218 Washburn Ave E (Physical)                             Walker  MN  56484
Backus MN 56435                                                  Directions to Walker
Directions to Backus                
Phone: VSO (218) 947-7534                                  Phone: (218) 547-1340
Asst VSO (218) 947-7531                                      Fax: (218) 547-1448   
Fax: (218-947-7525)

                              For Information on VeteransTransportation call 218-947-7530


VETERANS SERVICES SCHEDULE         

Veterans are welcome to drop by the Outreach Sites. If possible, please call in advance to let us know you’ll be there and we’ll have your file and any necessary forms ready to speed up your service. Please contact either the VSO at 218-947-7534 or the Assistant VSO at 218-947-7531.  

Backus:    
Where:                     218 Washburn Avenue
When:                      Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM             

Cass Lake:              
Where:                     Cass Lake Municipal Center, 330 2nd St. NW               
When:                      2nd Wednesday of every month from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM   

Pillager:    
Where:                     Pillager Family Center, 305 Fir Ave. West     
When:                      3rd Thursday of every month from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM   

Remer:     
Where:                     The Depot, 45 West Main Street  
When:                      The 1st Thursday of every month from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM               

Walker:    
Where:                     Health, Human and Veterans Services Building, 400 Michigan Ave W.       
When:                      Monday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM         

 * Appointments at various locations throughout the county as needed.  

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