Mercer County Veterans Affairs

Director, Tammy McLaughlin

Mercer County Veterans Affairs

125 S. Diamond Street, Suite 114

Mercer, Pa  16137

Ph:   724-662-7511

Fax: 724-662-7516

Director, Tammy McLaughlin, Gold Star Spouse


Who we are:

Mercer County Veterans Affairs was created to assist Veterans and their families in the pursuit of county, state and federal benefits. Our primary focus is ensuring that Veterans receive all entitlements they have earned by serving their country.

Our office can assist with: disability compensation claims, pension claims, real estate tax exemption for 100% permanently and totally disabled Veterans, emergency financial assistance, applications for VA home loan certificate of eligibility, applications for VA healthcare, PTSD counseling, recording or requesting military discharge papers, death gratuity benefits and more.

The Veterans Affairs office is open to the public. Please call the office prior to any visit. Calling to schedule an appointment is REQUIRED. Appointments are necessary to ensure that we have allotted enough time to prepare and assist veterans and their families. Anyone who visits the office without an appointment may have to wait for a staff member to be available to assist them if there is a previously scheduled appointment.

For general information as well as specific programs and benefits provided through the Veterans Benefits Administration please visit their website at Veterans Benefits Administration Home (

NORMAL HOURS OF OPERATION: 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m.
There is a sign in sheet upon your arrival. After signing in, if there is someone ahead of you please wait on the bench in the hallway. While visiting and working at the courthouse, ALL veterans, clients, and staff will maintain social distancing, when possible. Thank you for your time and patience concerning the nature of your visit to Veterans Affairs.


Mercer County Veterans Court

138 South Diamond St.

Mercer, Pa  16137

724-662-3800 ext. 2431


Veterans Court Judge, Hon. Daniel P. Wallace, U.S. Army Veteran

Veterans Court Coordinator, Christopher Thrasher


About Veterans Court:

Veterans Treatment Courts are an alternative to incarceration and other types of sanctions. Veterans Treatment Courts empower Veterans enabling them to obtain treatment, take accountability for their actions, receive treatment if necessary, and restore structure to their lives while resolving their criminal charges. These programs provide the necessary support that is required; however, it still requires the Veteran to follow a strict regimen, reminiscent of their prior military experience.

Veterans interested in enrolling in the Veterans Treatment Court Program must consult with their attorney, then complete and forward an application to the Veterans Court coordinator so an intake can be scheduled.