Veteran Service Officers will help you navigate the DVA's bureacracy, and their services are free. They will help with gathering the information necessary to support a claim, filing the claim, and tracking the claim through the VA system. They can also assist with filing appeals for denied claims. We strongly recommend that you make use of the services provided by VSOs. Their expertize can help you avoid the pitfalls and delays that missing paperwork or improperly filled out claim forms can cause.
As a convienience, we have provided direct links to the service organizations with nationwide networks, and to the State offices that provide claim representation. You can use those links to find a VSO near you. Alternatively, you can call us at 888 777-4443 and we will help you locate a VSO.
Veteran Service Organizations
The VA maintains a complete listing of Veteran Service Organizations that provide claim representation. You can see a complete listing the the VA's website here. If you already have an ongoing relationship with one of those organizations, we suggest you contact them for information about local representatives.
The following organizations have VSOs nationwide. You do not have to be a member of these organization to use their services.
|Veterans of Foreign Wars||American Legion||Miltary Order of the Purple Heart|
|Vietnam Veterans of America||Disabled American Veterans||Amvets|
|Paralyzed Veterans of America|
State Veteran Affairs Offices
Every state provides VSOs. They will help with VA claims, and they can help you identify benefits available from your state government, such as reduced propery taxes or educational benefits for dependents. Click on your State below to locate a State VSO near you.