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Veterans Services

Location and Contact Info:


Administration Center
212 6th Street North
La Crosse, WI 54601


Phone: (608) 785-9719
Fax: (608) 785-9718

Email: [email protected]

Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Weekdays

Starting January 16th, 2024, our office will be located in the La Crosse County Health and Human Services Building located at 300 4th Street North, La Crosse, WI 54601.
All walk-ins and future appointments will be held at this new location. 


Veterans Service Staff:

Jane Brannan, Veterans Service Officer
Erica Lakowske, Veteran Services Coordinator

Chelsea Pataska, Veterans Benefit Specialist

Holly Roth, Veterans Benefit Specialist


Community Office Hours & Outreach:

November 30th from 1pm-4pm, La Crosse Public Library Main

December 7th from 12:30-4pm, Holmen Community Center

December 8th from 1pm-4pm, Hillview Health Care Center

December 13th from 1pm-4:30pm, Onalaska American Legion

December 21st from 1pm-4pm, West Salem Public Library



Community News:

  • Easterseals Wisconsin offers Veterans Family Camp weekends every fall and sprint for military service veterans and their families. The camp is located outside the Wisconsin Dells area. 2024 spring session dates are April 26-28, 2024. Registration or for more information: www.EastersealsWisconsin.com or call 608-254-2502 ext 190.


We are looking for feedback on how our office can improve our connection to the younger veteran population. If you are able to provide feedback or ideas for improvement, please complete our new short survey here. All ideas are welcome! 


Two helpful documents are the following:

The first document shows the different benefits that our office can assist you with.  The second document identifies what Federal and State benefits become available at the different service-connected disability rating percentages.  

Please let us know how we are doing by completing this short survey.
We appreciate your time and will use your feedback to make positive changes.