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Office of Survivors Assistance


Contact Us






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 can:
Check on the status of your claim
Obtain tax documentation
Notify VBA of the death of a veteran or a benefit recipient
Request information on burial and mortuary benefits
Learn about benefits available to surviving family members
Much, much more
To obtain copy of your loved one's service record (DD-214) please contact the National Archives



***All survivor claims should be submitted to your appropriate Pension Management Center.


St. Paul VA Regional Office
Pension Management Center (335/21P)
PO BOX 11000
St. Paul, MN 55111-0000

Milwaukee VA Pension Center
PO Box 34200
Milwaukee, WI  53234-9907

Philadelphia VA Regional Office and Pension Center
Attn: Pension Center
P O Box 8079
Philadelphia, PA 19101




The Office of Survivors Assistance may be contacted directly at the address listed below (Please do not send your claim application to this address, for claims please view the information located at the top of this page):

Department of Veterans Affairs
Office of Survivors Assistance
1717 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

Phone: 202-461-1077
Fax: 202-495-5985