US Department of Veteran Affairs

US Department of Veteran Affairs

VA administers a variety of benefits and services that provide financial and other forms of assistance to Service members, Veterans, their dependents and survivors.

The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system with over 1,700 sites of care, serving 8.76 million Veterans each year.


Department Name(s) Toll Free Number(s)
VA Benefits:

  • Burial
  • Death Pension
  • Dependency Indemnity Compensation
  • Direct Deposit
  • Directions to VA Benefits Regional Offices
  • Disability Compensation
  • Disability Pension
  • Education
  • Home Loan Guaranty
  • Medical Care
  • Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
Beneficiaries in receipt of Pension Benefits 1-877-294-6380
Debt Management Center (Collection of Non-Medical Debts) 1-800-827-0648
Children of Women Vietnam Veterans (CWVV)
Foreign Medical Program (FMP)
Spina Bifida Health Care Program
1-877-345-8179 (or)
Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA)
CHAMPVA In-House Treatment Initiative (CITI)
Education (GI Bill) 1-888-442-4551
Health Care Benefits  1-877-222-8387
Smoking Cessation Counselors  1-855-QUIT-VET (1-855-784-8838)
Veterans Crisis Line  1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
Combat Call Center 1-877-WAR-VETS ( 877-927-8387)  1-877-WAR-VETS (1-877-927-8387)
Life Insurance:
Service members and/or Veterans Group Life Insurance Program
All other VA Life Insurance Programs
Mammography Helpline 1-888-492-7844
 Women Veterans Hotline  1-855-VA-WOMEN (829-6636)
CHAMPVA Meds by Mail 1-888-385-0235 (or)
Special Issues – Gulf War/Agent Orange/Project Shad/Mustard Agents and
Lewisite/Ionizing Radiation
Status of Headstones and Markers 1-800-697-6947
Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) Dial 711
For health care services, contact your nearest VA medical facility. To locate all VA facilities, click on Find a VA Facility.