VETERAN BENEFITS & ASSISTANCE

Veteran Benefits & Assistance

Originally founded in 1899 as the American Veterans of Foreign Service, the Veterans of Foreign Wars continues to be a voice for returning and currently deployed service members and their families. The Veterans of Foreign Wars is dedicated to supporting those who sacrifice so much for this country, veterans, service members in the US Armed Forces, and their families.
 
Contact a VFW Representative for Help With VA Benefits & Claims at your post.
 
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and other Northeastern Pennsylvania outreach
Wlkes-Barre VAMC/Williamsport/Allentown/Other Outreach Locations
1123 E. End Blvd., Bldg. 35, Suite 1, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-1521
Phone: 570-821-2535/2536 Fax: 570-821-2539
 
Please complete the Service Officers Client Assistance Form in advance of an appointment to help us prepare your claim.

 
NO ONE DOES MORE FOR VETERANS!

 
 
BENEFITS & SERVICES
  Federal Benefits for Veterans & Dependents

Veterans need Veterans Health Identification Card (VHIC) to access bases for commissary/BX/MWR privileges

     
   
    Burial Benefits
     
     
     
    Community-Based VA Vet Centers
    Health Care Benefits
    VA Education Quick Start Guide
      Interest Rate Reduction Refinancing Loan
     
   
    PTSD - VA Informational Site
    Life Insurance Benefits
    OEF / OIF Service Members
    Survivor & Dependent Benefits
    VA Benefits and Services
       
 
    Check the status of your VA claim online
    VA Survivor Benefits Quick Start Guide
       
 
  Benefits - Military.com
 
 
 
  Federal Benefits for Dependents and Survivors
 
       
  Health Care
    Disability Benefits for Wounded Warriors (SSI)
    VA Disability Quick Start Guide
    PTSD / Stress Management
    Physical Disability Board of Review (PDBR)
    TRICARE Benefit Info       VA  Health Care Quick Start Guide
    VA Health Benefits               VA Urgent Care Quick Start Guide

VA Mental Health Quick Start Guide   VA Community Health Care Quick Start Guide
  Long-Term Care
    Aid & Attendance Benefit
    Armed Forces Retirement Home, Eligibility
    Family Caregiver Program for Post-9/11 Veterans
VA Caregiver Quick Start Guide
  National Resource Directory, Benefits & Compensation
  Operation Uplink To Request a Card, call 800-479-5228800-479-5228
       
  Prior Service Connected Medical Conditions
   
      Diseases Associated with Agent Orange Exposure
       
        Agent Orange Health Care Registry Exam for Veterans
        Agent Orange Herbicide Tests & Storage Outside of Vietnam
       
        Korean Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange (Between 1968 to 1971)
      Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses
        Illnesses Related to Gulf War Service
        Gulf War Health Care Registry Exam for Veterans
        VA Recognizes 'Presumptive' Illnesses in Iraq & Afghanistan
       
   
    VA Board of Veterans' Appeals

  VA Burial Benefits
    Military Burial Benefits, Office of the Secretary of Defense
    Types of Headstones & Markers Available
       
  VA Compensation & Pension Benefits
  VA eBenefits
  VA Life Insurance
  VA OEF (Operation Enduring Freedom) / OIF (Operation Iraqi Freedom)
  VA Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment
 
  VFW Veterans Services


 VA Welcome Kit B&W     VA Welcome Kit Color
EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE
  All  Emergency Catagory Files
  Aid & Charity Associations
  Air Force Aid Society
  American Red Cross
  Armed Forces Relief Trust
  Army Emergency Relief
  Cell Phone, Government Supported
  Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund
  Coast Guard Mutual Assistance
  DTE Senior Citizen Electric Service Rate
  Emergency Relief, Non Government, National Resource Directory
  Family & Caregiver Support, National Resource Directory
  Fallen & Wounded Soldiers Fund
  Financial Assistance for Mortgage or Rent Payments
  Friends of the Fisher House - Illinois
  Goodwill Industries
  Help for Homeless Veterans
  Homeless Assistance, National Resource Directory
  Homeless Vet 24 Hour Hotline (VA) 1-877-4AID VET
  Homeless Veterans, VA

  Legal Services ABA Pro Bono
  Legal Resources for Veterans, Google.com
  Legal Resources for Veterans, Yahoo.com

  National Guard Online Community
  Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
  Salvation Army
  Service Members Civil Relief Act
  Service Members Civil Relief Act
  Service Members Civil Relief Act, Overview, Military.com
  Shelters
  Social Security Administration online
  Social Security Benefit Eligibility Screening Tool (BEST)

  Veterans Assistance Foundation
 
  VFW Family Assistance
  VFW National Military Services
  VFW National Veterans Service
  VFW Post Military Assistance
  VFW Transitioning to Civilian Life
  VFW Troop Support
 
  Warrior Care, DoD & VA Resources Site
 
       

VETERAN INFORMATION
  All Veteran information Category Files
  All Veteran Research Category Files
  Census News
  Hiring People with Criminal Record
  Historical Documents of Interest to Veterans
  Laws Protecting Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities
  Locating Veterans & Service Members
  Military Discharge, Upgrade Application
  Military Records & Discharges, Correction Application
  National Gravesite Locator
  Prior Service Connected Medical Issues
  Priority of Service for Veterans and Eligible Spouses
  Replacement Military Records
  Replacement Medical Records
  Replacement Military Awards & Decorations (National Archives)
  Replacement Military Awards and Discharge Documents (MI)
  Social Security Credit for Military Service (1957 - 2001)
  U.S. Dept of Justice - Rights of Service members and Veterans
 
  Veteran Data and Information
  Veteran & Active Duty Information, J. Jones
  Women Veterans
    HISA Packet updated 7-1-15.pdf