Office of Survivors Assistance
For assistance or to ask questions about your claim status please call the Veterans Benefits Administration national call center. The call center may be reached by dialing 1-800-827-1000.
By calling 1-800-827-1000 you may:
Report the passing of a Veteran or beneficiary
Check on the status of your claim
Obtain financial documentation
Request information on burial and mortuary benefits
Much, much more-
***All survivor claims should be submitted to the Claims Intake Center
Please submit your claim for survivor benefits to the following address:
Department of Veterans Affairs
Pension Intake Center
PO Box 5365
Janesville, WI 53547-5365
If you have questions about VA Benefits for Survivors, or if you have experienced an issue while interacting with VA we would like to hear from you. For our fastest response please reach us via email at the following address:
While email is the preferred avenue to contact the Office of Survivors Assistance, you may also reach us over the phone by calling (202) 461-9383.