NMDVS Veterans Service Officer Changes Locations

SANTA FE — The Office of the Santa Fe-based Veterans Service Officer of the New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services (NMDVS) has moved to a new location.
Effective Tuesday, Dec. 6, NMDVS Veterans Service Officer Jeff George’s office work on the second floor of the Santa Fe Workforce Connection building at 301 W. De Vargas St.
As with all sixteen NMDVS field offices statewide, walk-ins are welcome—but veterans, spouses, or eligible widows of deceased veterans needing assistance with VA or state veterans’ benefits are encouraged to schedule an appointment by contacting Mr. George at jeff.george@state.nm.us or 505.827.7492.
“This new location provides us a better opportunity to serve the veterans and their dependents in the Santa Fe area,” NMDVS Secretary Jack Fox said. “It is still centrally located–but offers better parking, and should make for a much better experience for those who need our services.”
There is free parking provided in the building’s parking lot, as well as metered parking along Sandoval Street.
The NMDVS State Veterans Benefits and the Finance/Accounting divisions remain in their current location in the Bataan Memorial Building. The NMDVS Office of the Cabinet Secretary also remains at its current location at 406 Don Gaspar Ave.
According to the latest data from the VA, 10,678 veterans live in Santa Fe County, ranking it fourth for veteran population among the state’s 33 counties.