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George Beach Post No 4.
 Fort Collins, Co 80535-0966
  (970) 484-0418
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DAV Transportation to Cheyenne or Denver Medical Facilities

(970) 484-1795

Van is usually available M-F.

Call to obtain current pickup point locations and times.


Applying for Veterans Benefits


When you apply for a medical service connected benefit, you are evaluated by two different sub agencies of the VA:

         The Veterans Benefit Administration (to determine if you are entitled to compensation)

         The Veterans Health Administration (to determine if you are entitled to health care)

You may be entitled to service connected health care even though you are denied compensation.

Every Veteran is encouraged to enroll in the VA Medical System


Methods of applying


1.      Contact the Larimer County Veterans Service Office in the County Courthouse and make an appointment

Telephone (970)498-7390

Fax (970)498-7395


Web site

Their website is simple and easy to navigate. The Veteran Services Coordinator, Debbie Pierrson and her  crew are extremely knowledgeable of the VA system. They are also very, very, busy with other Veterans and it may take you awhile to get an appointment. This office will represent you throughout the claims process.


2.      You may also submit claims through The American Legion Department of Colorado Service Officer

Telephone (303)914-5585

Fax (303 914-5588

Email (Secretary)

Location: 155 van Gordon Street, Room 364, Lakewood, CO 80228

The Post Service Officer can assist you with these claims and then be submitting it through The Department Service Officer. The Department Service Officer will represent you throughout the claims process.


3.      . Direct application to the VA.

Go to This web site allows you to do on-line applications and even has an online wizard to help you. I recommend that you register on that site, which speeds things up considerably. If you can�t remember this web site address, just type in VA.Gov on your browser where you can find all things VA related.


Specific Health Centers


Cheyenne VA Medical Center

2360 E. Pershing Blvd, Cheyenne, WY 82001

Telephone toll free: (888) 483-9127

Telephone: (307)778-7550

24/7 help line (888) 483-9127

 Web site is


Note:  Cheyenne VA Regional Office Center, Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), is also located in Cheyenne Medical Center building

Telephone: (800) 827-1000


Fort Collins Medical Center

(Associated with Cheyenne VA Medical Center)

2509 Research Blvd., Fort Collins

Telephone: (970)224-1550 or (888) 481-8828.

Most likely, you will have to leave a message and wait for a call back


Denver � VA Eastern Colorado Health system

1055 Clermont Street, Denver, CO 80220

Telephone:  (888) 336-8262

24/7 Nurse health line (888) 336-8262

Web site


Fort Collins Vet Center

702 W. Drake, Building C (near Worthington Ave)

Telephone: 970-221-5176 or 877-927-8387

Fax: 970-482-9428

Counseling and mental health issues.


On Line Medical Care.


Enroll in MyHealtheVet services at

You can manage and order your subscriptions for mail delivery, make appointments, communicate with your medical team and Physician, and obtain copies of lab tests and much more. This is truly convenient one step health care service.