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List of VSO (Veteran Service Officers)
Research YOUR VA Doctor here:
List of VA DBQ's (Disability Benefits Questionnaire)
An online copy of CFR 38 (VA LAW)
List of VA Forms:
Request a copy of your Military records (medial and service) here
Homeless Veterans Resource Links
SSDI expedited claim for Veterans Information....
Need to find a Doc or Medical Professional to do a DBQ/IME/Nexus Letter? Check out this web site;
~~~~SOME USEFUL NUMBERS.~~~~~
VA General Line (this will get you to just about any question you have)
The White House hotline, available at 855-948-2311, is designed to give veterans an outlet to voice concerns about VA and federal programs
For a complaint about the VA Claims/Benefits
VA Office of Inspector General. (this has the Hotline and other numbers for contact)
BVA (Board of Veterans Appeals)
Suzanne Brick. (Brian Starks)
Hearing Branch Chief, BVA 202-632-5335
~~~~~~ ANOTHER ACCESS TO BVA~~~~~~
(Telephone Call BVA at 1 (800) 923-VETS (8387)
Phone inquiries may be made Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Eastern time zone).
Fax BVA at 1 (202) 343-1889. Please include your name and file number.
Use the Internet Contact BVA by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include your name and file number.
Write Send all correspondence to:
Board of Veterans’ Appeals
810 Vermont Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20420
Please include your name and file number.)
IF your claim was remanded by BVA to Appeals Management Center, here is there contact info.
Washington DC Regional (Office of Appeals Management / Office of Communications and Case Management)
1 (202) 530-9470
(They operate on eastern standard time hours and seems their call volume is very high so keep trying. They do not offer a call back feature there.
If VA has lost your records or if they are stalling you on a records request contact Richmond.Laisure@VA.gov he can make things happen with records
For complaint with the VHA side (medical care, VAMC, CBOT ect).
VA Secretary's Cell # and Email Address.
Office #: (202) 461-7252
Office Twitter: @DeptVetAffairs
(VA Sec. Assistant)
Director of Client Relations
U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs
810 Vermont Ave NW Washington, DC , 20420
Phone # (202) 273-4816
Director of Benefits Assistance Service at the VBA.
VA Under Secretary Danny Pummill
Assistant Deputy Undersecretary for Field Operations for the VBA
(former Director, Pittsburg RO)
She oversees 14 VA regional offices (of the 56 RO's) in the country’s midsection...like St. Paul, Minn., Sioux Falls, S.D., Wichita, Ks.
Director, Office of Communications and Case Management [OCCM], Veterans Benefits Administration [VBA]
(202) 273-7453, (202) 530-9341
Contact Beth.MCCoy@va.gov to supply financial hardship documentation
To get benefits help from a TOP VA benefits expert:
Include The Following in Your Emaill to Ted;
#1. Your full name
#2. your last four
#3 your branch of service
4 WHICH VARO has your claim?
#5 Your contact info including phone number.
#6 A short CLEAR description of what VA did wrong.
7. A short CLEAR description of what you want VA to DO.
Get a Copy of Your Electronic C File
Mrs. Wentzel at VA, she can send you your records on a disc. For HELP getting your VA C-File or VA medical records Email MaryAnn.Wentzel1@va.gov
MARY ANN WENTZEL
Management Analyst, Director’s Office
VA Records Management Center
St. Louis, MO
Fax your signed FOIA request for your C-File (Claims File) to:
•Dependency Indemnity Compensation
•Directions to VA Benefits Regional Offices
•Home Loan Guaranty
•Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
~Beneficiaries in receipt of Pension Benefits
~Debt Management Center (Collection of Non-Medical Debts)
~Children of Women Vietnam Veterans (CWVV)
Foreign Medical Program (FMP)
Spina Bifida Health Care Program
~Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA)
~CHAMPVA In-House Treatment Initiative (CITI)
~Education (GI Bill) 1-888-442-4551
~Health Care Benefits 1-877-222-8387
~Smoking Cessation Counselors
~Veterans Crisis Line
~Combat Call Center
1-877-WAR-VETS ( 877-927-8387)
Service members and/or Veterans Group Life Insurance Program
All other VA Life Insurance Programs
~Mammography Helpline 1-888-492-7844
~Women Veterans Hotline
~CHAMPVA Meds by Mail
~Special Issues - Gulf War/Agent Orange/Project Shad/Mustard Agents and Lewisite/Ionizing Radiation
~Status of Headstones and Markers
Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD)
If you know of other information that might need to be added, please let one of the Admin know.
Thank you for your Service