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Helpful VA phone numbers

Find the phone number to call for the help you need.

Main VA phone numbers

MyVA411 main information line

800-698-2411
Hours: 24/7

Telecommunications Relay Services (using TTY)

711
Hours: 24/7

VA health care

VA health benefits hotline

877-222-8387
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET

My HealtheVet help desk

877-327-0022
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET

Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA)

800-733-8387
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8:05 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET

CHAMPVA Meds by Mail

888-385-0235 
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. MT

866-229-7389
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET

Foreign Medical Program (FMP)

877-345-8179
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8:05 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. ET

Quit VET (get help from a counselor to stop smoking)

855-784-8838
Hours: Monday through Friday,
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET

MISSION Act

800-698-2411, Select 1
Hours: 24/7

Spina Bifida Health Care Benefits Program

888-820-1756
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET

Caregiver support line

855-260-3274
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET, and
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET

VA benefits

VA benefits hotline

800-827-1000
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET

GI Bill hotline

888-442-4551
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET

Students outside the U.S.

+1-918-781-5678 This isn’t toll-free.
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET

National pension call center

877-294-6380
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET

Support for SGLI or VGLI

800-419-1473
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET

All other VA life insurance programs

800-669-8477
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET

Special issue hotline (Blue Water Navy Act, Gulf War, Agent Orange, and other information)

800-749-8387
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET

Burials and memorials

National Cemetery Scheduling Office

800-535-1117
Hours: Every day, 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET

Headstones and markers

800-697-6947
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET

Other VA support

Women Veterans hotline

855-829-6636
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET, and
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET

eBenefits technical support

800-983-0937
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET

Debt Management Center (collection of nonmedical debts)

800-827-0648
Hours: Monday through Friday,
7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET

Vets Center call center

877-927-8387
Hours: 24/7

White House VA hotline

855-948-2311
Hours: 24/7

Veterans Crisis Line

800-273-8255, Select 1
Hours: 24/7

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