United States Department of Veterans Affairs

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General Information
Description of ProgramVeterans 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.
Geographic AreaUnited States; 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, York
Hours of OperationMonday-Friday 9am-5pm.
Contact Information
Contact's Phone800-827-1000
Contact's Emailvetsday@va.gov
Physical Site Address 1810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Physical Site City, State, ZipWashington, DC 20420
Mailing Address 1810 Vermont Avenue NW
Mailing City, State, ZipWashington, DC 20420
Main Phone800-827-1000 Veterans Benefits Administration
Hotline Phone202-501-2947
Other Phone877-294-6380 Pension Management Center
Program Emailvetsday@va.gov
Web Addresswww.va.gov
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
United States Department of Veterans Affairs
This Program: United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Affiliated Services: United States Department of Veterans Affairs
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