VA Benefits - For US Armed Forces Veterans

The U.S. Veterans Administration has many benefits and programs for armed services personnel (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy) and survivors. All Veterans should apply for pension benefits.

To apply for a Veterans pension, use this link:

To appy for a Veterans pension for someone who needs an aide/caretaker, use this link:

For survivors of a veteran to apply for claims for

  • Death Pension
  • Dependency Indemnity Compensation (DIC)  
  • Increased Survivor Benefits Based on Need for Aid and Attendance or Being Housebound
  • Accrued Benefits
  • Benefits Based on a Veteran's Seriously Disabled Child) 

Use this link:

For more information and to explore other Veterans benefits use this link:
Call the main VA number: 1-800-827-1000 Dial '0' and say “agent”.