Starting March 19, regional offices will remain open, but will no longer accept walk-ins for claims assistance, scheduled appointments, counseling and other in-person services. Read more »
The law enables VA to continue providing the same level of education benefits to students having to take courses online due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more »
Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, Governor Cuomo has mandated all non-essential workers in the State of NY to be on lockdown. Therefore, effective March 20, 2020 the New York Regional Office will be closed to everyone including until further notice. This decision protects our older Veterans and those with underlying conditions as well as our employees.
Veterans can continue to get information about benefits or file claim for benefits by visiting our website at 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.
VA is working closely with The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal partners, monitoring an outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Federal Trade Commission's Congressional Report, "Protecting Older Consumers 2018-2019" shows how older consumers are targeted and how they can be protected.
This week's #VBATribute honors USMC WWII Veteran and former University of Richmond President, E. Bruce Heilman. He was well-known for crisscrossing the US on his Harley to raise awareness for Veterans.
VA updates the disability rating schedule for infectious diseases, immune disorders and nutritional deficiencies
The Southwest Virginia Student Veterans Alliance hosted the 4th Annual Veteran Suicide Awareness March on 5/27. They walked 14 miles to help raise awareness for Veteran suicide prevention.
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