Contact Information for Organizations that Help Veterans and Their Families

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

  • Main Department of Veterans Affairs Website
  • (800) 827-1000 - General Benefits Line
  • (877) 222-8387 - Health Benefits, including Prescription Medication
  • (888) 442-4551 - Education Benefits, including GI Bill
  • (800) 669-8477 - Life Insurance
  • (800) 829-4833 - Telecommunication Device for the Deaf
  • (800) 697-6947 - Government Headstones and Markers
  • (800) 729-5772 - VA Guaranteed Home Loans
  • (866) 687-8387 - White River Junction Hospital Scheduling Desk (ext. 5160)
  • (866) 687-8387 - White River Junction Mental Health Clinic (ext. 5760)
  • (802) 440-3300 - Bennington Community Based Outreach Clinic (primary medical care)
  • (802) 655-1356 - Fort Ethan Allen (Colchester, VT) Community Based Outreach Clinic (primary medical care)
  • (603) 444-9328 - Littleton, NH Community Based Outreach Clinic (primary medical care)
  • (802) 773-3386 - Rutland Community Based Outreach Clinic (primary medical care)
  • (888) 492-7844 - Mammography Hotline

U.S. Department of Labor

U.S. Social Security Administration

U.S. Small Business Administration

Readjustment Counseling

TRICARE Healthcare Program

Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) 

  • DEERS Website
  • (800) 538-9552 - Defense Manpower Data Center Support Office
  • (802) 660-5225 - ID Cards - 158th Fighter Wing, South Burlington
  • (802) 338-3135 - ID Cards - Green Mountain Armory, Camp Johnson, Colchester
  • (802) 295-0050 - ID Cards - Naval Reserve Center, White River Junction

Defense Finance and Accounting Service (Retirement Pay)

U.S. Congress

Main Site

State of Vermont, Office of Veterans Affairs

  • (888) 666-9844 - Toll Free Main Line (within Vermont Only)
  • (802) 828-3379 - Main Line
  • (802) 828-5932 - Fax

State of Vermont, Military Department

  • (802) 338-3124 - Major General Steven Cray, The Adjutant General
  • (802) 338-3121 - BG Michael Heston, Deputy Adjutant General

VocRehab Vermont

Department for Children and Families, Economic Services Division

  • Economic Services Division Website
  • (800) 287-0589 - General Assistance and Emergency Assistance
  • (800) 287-0589 - Food Stamps
  • (800) 287-0589 - Fuel Assistance
  • (800) 287-0589 - LifeLine Telephone Assistance
  • (800) 287-0589 - Health Access
  • (800) 287-0589 - Reach Up, for families with children
  • (800) 287-0589 - Caregiving, for people who care for the elderly or disabled

Vermont Department of Labor

Vermont Veterans Home

Vermont Veterans Home Website

  • (802) 442-6353 - Home Operator
    • CEO Melissa Jackson 
    •  Vermont Veterans Home Board of Trustees President,  Col. Joseph Krawczyk Jr. 

Vermont State Housing Authority

Substance Abuse Counseling

Vermont Veteran Service Organizations

Some Vermont Veteran Service Organizations

Certified Veteran Service Officers

The Service Officers below will help any veteran apply for benefits. They are employed by veteran service organizations, but you do not need to be a member of their organization to receive their assistance.

  • (802) 296-5166 - American Legion
  • (802) 296-5168 - Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • (802) 296-5167 - Disabled American Veterans

National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs (NASDVA)

Contact Information

Office of Veterans Affairs
118 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05620-4401

Phone Number: (802) 828-3379
Fax Number: (802) 828-5932
Toll Free Phone Number (works only in Vermont):           (888) 666-9844