United States Department of Veterans Affairs

United States Department of Veterans Affairs


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General Information
Description of ServiceVeterans of the United States armed forces may be eligible for a broad range of programs and services provided by the VA. Eligibility for most VA benefits is based upon discharge from active military service under other than dishonorable conditions, and certain benefits require service during wartime. If you are new to the VA, the Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors booklet will help you get started.

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs's health care offers a variety of services, information, and benefits. As the nation’s largest integrated health care system, VA operates more than 1,400 sites of care, including hospitals, community clinics, community living centers, domiciliaries, readjustment counseling centers, and various other facilities.

VA administers a variety of benefits and services that provide financial and other forms of assistance to Veterans, their dependents, and survivors. Major benefits include Veterans' compensation, Veterans' pension, survivors' benefits, rehabilitation and employment assistance, education assistance, home loan guaranties, and life insurance coverage.

Burial and memorial benefits are available for eligible service members, Veterans, reservists, National Guard members, and eligible family members. Service include interment, headstones and markers, and Presidential memorial certificates. VA operates 128 national cemeteries in the United States and Puerto Rico, together with oversight and management of 33 soldiers' lots, confederate cemeteries, and monument sites.
Geographical AreaUnited States. (Includes all PA counties: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata,Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, and York counties)
Intake ProcedureApply for your VA benefits at your Local Regional Offices: VA regional offices can assist you with filing the appropriate VA forms.Also, to apply for a specific benefit, visit Applying for Benefits. In addition, VSO's (Veteran Service Organizations) can assist you as well by answering general questions and even petitioning on your behalf for services they believe you are qualified to receive.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
GenderEither
EligibilityYou may be eligible for VA benefits if you are a: veteran; veteran's dependent; surviving spouse, child or parent of a deceased veteran; uniformed service member; present or former reservist or National Guard member.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm.
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 810 Vermont Avenue NW
Physical Site Address 2 NW
Physical Site City, State, Zip Washington, DC 20420
Mailing Address 1 810 Vermont Avenue NW
Main Phone 800-827-1000
Hotline Phone Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
TDD Phone 800-829-4833
Web Address www.va.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Affiliated Program: United States Department of Veterans Affairs
This Service: United States Department of Veterans Affairs
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Active Military (YN-0500)
Families of Active Military Personnel (YJ-2050.2030)
Families of Military Personnel/Veterans (YJ-2050)
Families of Retired Military Personnel (YJ-2050.2070)
Government Information Lines (TJ-3200.2500)
Job Training Formats (ND-2000.3500)
Memorials/Monuments (PL-7600.5500)
Military Reserves (YN-5000)
Military Transition Assistance Programs (TM-5200)
Retired Military (YN-7000)
Social Services for Military Personnel (TM-8200)
Veteran Aid and Attendance Benefits (NS-1800.9000-900)
Veteran Benefits Assistance (FT-1000.9000)
Veteran Burial Benefits (NS-1000.9000)
Veteran Compensation and Pension Benefits (NS-1800.9000)
Veteran Disability Compensation Benefits (NS-1800.9000-920)
Veteran Education Benefits (HL-8000.1800-900)
Veteran Employment Programs (ND-6500.9200)
Veteran Home Loans (BH-3500.3400-900)
Veteran Housebound Benefits (NS-1800.9000-940)
Veteran Life Insurance (NS-4500.9000)
Veteran/Military Health Insurance (NS-8000.9000)
Veteran Pension Program (NS-1800.9000-960)
Veterans (YN-9000)
Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (LL-3000.9000)
Veteran Survivors Benefits (NS-8200.9000)
Vocational Rehabilitation (ND-9000)