You're invited to share your story or the story of a Veteran close to you! We want to hear about your service in the military, achievements, families, the transition to civilian, and your life as a Veteran. Send us your stories and pictures to be featured as a daily Veteran tribute in November in celebration of Veterans Month!
Effective close of business Wednesday, November 25, 2020 the New York Regional Office will be closed to the public until further notice due to increased COVID-19 activity. This decision protects our Veterans and those with underlying conditions as well as our employees.
Veterans can now schedule a virtual and telephone appointment with a NYRO representative to discuss all their benefit needs. You can schedule an appointment for an interview by calling 212-807-3152 or request a virtual appointment by emailing us at RFDTEAM.VBANYN@VA.GOV, and a NYRO Representative will notify you of the scheduled appointment.
During the office closure, the Veterans Readiness and Employment (VRE) Program is available for virtual and telephone consultation ONLY. Direct Customer support is available between the hours of 7:30 am - 4pm EST. Please contact VRE by phone at 212-807-3008 or email at VREVETERANINQUIRY.VBANYN@va.gov. Please include the following information: 1) your full name, 2) phone number, 3) email address, and 4) your inquiry. For general program information, visit our website at https://www.benefits.va.gov/vocrehab/index.asp
Veterans can continue to get information about benefits or file claim for benefits by visiting our website at https://www.va.gov.Veterans with claims specific or other questions may request information via Inquiry Routing & Information System (IRIS) at https://iris.custhelp.va.gov or telephone at 1-800-827-1000.
Join us for live tele-townhalls scheduled to accomodate all our Veterans across the country.
We appreciate your patience as we continue to work with you during this time of crisis. View VBA COVID-19 response, updated regularly.
Are you an Alaska Native Vietnam-era Veteran?
You may be entitled to a Native allotment selection, if you are an Alaska Native Vietnam Veteran who served between 1964 and 1971, AND have not received a Native allotment, OR are an heir to someone who meets the above criteria. For more information, visit the Bureau of Land Management web site or read their flyer.
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