Human Services

Contact Us

  • Phone: 970-328-8840 

    551 Broadway
    P.O. Box 660
    Eagle, Colorado 81631
    Phone: 970-328-8840

    El Jebel
    0020 Eagle County Drive, Suite E
    El Jebel, Colorado 81623
    Phone: 970-328-9586 
    Office closed 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Fax: 970-328-8829
    (all locations)

Veterans Services

Please contact Pat Hammon, Eagle County Veterans Service Officer, at 970-328-9674 or at, or Carolyn Schneider, Assistant Eagle County Veterans Service Officer, at 970-328-8875 or at to schedule an appointment. A scheduled appointment helps ensure Pat or Carolyn will be available to meet you at a time that is convenient for you. The toll-free fax number is 855-846-0751.

Pat Hammon

COVID-19 PANDEMIC: Please follow all Colorado directives in safe distancing at least 6' from others during the COVID-19 pandemic. Wash your hands and use hand sanitizer. Keep your hands away from your face. Our office in the Eagle County Building is closed to visitors, but we are taking calls and emails from anyone needing our help. Please see above information. Stay Safe, Stay Home, and Stay Healthy. 

Pat is a member of Minturn's Mount Holy Cross Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10721 and is its Veterans Service Officer (VSO), as well as Eagle County's VSO. She works for all veterans who are seeking assistance and helps them navigate the paperwork to file claims for their disabilities, and encourages them to attend Come Back Yoga, held every Monday morning at CMC-Edwards. She assists other nonprofits concerning homeless veterans in our valley. She is dedicated to helping veterans get the help they need.  Carolyn is also a VSO for Eagle County, and a member of American Legion Post 206, Aurora, CO. 

Veteran Services Officers can assist Veterans and their families with applying for benefits, including:

  • Health Care
  • Pensions
  • Compensation
  • Training and Education
  • Home Loans
  • Life Insurance
  • Burial and Memorial Benefits
  • Reserve and National Guard
  • Transition Assistance
  • Appeals of VA Claims Decisions
  • Military Medals and Records
  • Dependents and Survivors Health Care
  • Dependents and Survivors Benefits 

Health Care for Veterans
To learn more about your health care options as a Veteran in conjunction with the Affordable Care Act please visit the website. 

Colorado Mountain College, 150 Miller Ranch Rd, Edwards, CO 81632

Other Resources:

Veterans Crisis Line The Veterans Crisis Line connects veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat at, or text to 838255.