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Office of Survivors Assistance



In Their Own Words


Click on the image to the left to watch this informative piece that will introduce you to some of the many surviving families working with the Department of Veterans Affairs, share their stories and provide information about several of the benefits offered by the VA. Or if you prefer, please click here to view this film on YouTube.

This video was developed in collaboration with the VA's Office of Survivors Assistance, and Office of Strategic Communications, along with the Veterans Health Administration's Employees Education Services, and the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS).

Helpful information for you about VA benefits for Survivors

OSA has recently developed a PDF version of our brochure for easy access online. We currently have two versions of the PDF, both of which have the same content. The difference being that one is formatted for easy computer use, while the other helps save the environment by being formatted to print with two slides per page. Click on the images below to select the type that you would like. ***This document is also available in Spanish by clicking here ***. Also included is a PDF of the Benefit Administration's eBenefits program, and more!

OSA Outreach Material

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Other Programs


In addition to the eBenefits PDF, you may visit the eBenefits web site by
clicking here.



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