Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Stearns County's Veterans Service Office in St. Cloud will be moving to the Stearns County Service Center this week. The office was closed at noon Monday, June 27, to accommodate the move and was opened at 8 a.m. on Thursday, June 30, in their new location at the Service Center, which is located near Mill's Fleet Farm.
The Veterans Service Office will keep the same phone number, (320) 656-6176. Their new mailing address will be:, Veterans Service Office, Stearns County Service Center, 3301 County Road 138, Waite Park, MN 56387.
The new location will provide better accessibility and more convenient parking for clients. The Veterans Service Office currently rents space at 116Ð10th Avenue North in downtown St. Cloud, a block away from the County campus. Space at this current location is no longer adequate. The building is not completely handicap accessible. Parking is very limited. The smaller office lacks privacy for clients. Plus, veterans prefer not to drive downtown. Moving to the County's Service Center would alleviate these issues. Additionally, the County would save money in rent and maintenance costs.
The Veterans Service Office in Melrose will not be affected by the move.