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The Veterans Administration (VA) is a tremendously large and complex federal government agency that sometimes can be difficult to overwhelming with which to deal.  Often, the first question is how do I even begin to deal with the VA?  The VA recognizes these difficulties and is launching an initiative to assist those wishing or needing to deal with the VA,

Check out their following "Aides" described below: 

"One Number to Call"     "The VA Welcome Kit" (Downloadable)    "Sign up for the VA Newsletter"

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You have questions. VA has answers.

Call VA today.



The number to call when you don’t know who to call.


You only need to remember one number for information on VA care, benefits, and services or to speak to a live agent for assistance!


1-800-MyVA411 serves all members of the Veteran and service member community seeking information or assistance. 

Call for helpful information on:

  • COVID-19 general information and updates
  • Health care eligibility and enrollment
  • VA benefits, such as disability, compensation and pension, education programs, caregiver support, insurance, home loans, and burial headstones and markers, among others
  • The nearest VA medical centers, benefits offices, or cemeteries to Veterans
  • Directory assistance and connection to all VA contact centers and VA Medical Centers
  • Technical support for
  • Debt and payment options
  • Immediate transfer to the Veterans Crisis Line or the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

Will I be able to speak to a live agent?


When you call 1-800-MyVA411 and press 0, you will reach a live agent for immediate assistance or connection to the right VA experts.


The VA Welcome Kit

A simplified guide to help you get the most out of your VA experience

Inside you will find an overview of VA benefits and services, important phone numbers and resources, and “Quick Start Guides” on specific programs, services, and topics.

Quick Start Guides 

These handy “Quick Start Guides” will help you navigate your VA benefits and services, with checklists to keep you organized and on track to apply for them.

Explore to learn about your benefits

VA is here for you.

1-800-MyVA411 (1-800-698-2411) is always the right number for information and assistance.

Or call directly:

Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 and press 1, Chat, or Text 838255
Homeless Veteran Resources1-877-424-3838 or Chat
White House VA Hotline1-855-948-2311

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