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Applying for VA Benefits

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The easiest and fastest way to apply for benefits and check the status of your claims and payments! It only takes a few minutes to register for an account, and it is the central hub for everything you want to know about military benefits, including:

1. Disability Benefits

  •     Apply for disability compensation and other benefits for conditions related to your military service.

2. Health Care Benefits

  •     Apply for VA healthcare, find out how to access services, and manage your health and benefits online.

3. Education Benefits

  •     Apply for and manage benefits that help you pay for college and training programs.

4. Housing Assistance

  •      Find out if you qualify for a VA home loan. If you have service-connected disability, find out if you qualify for a housing grant to help you live more independently.

5. Careers and Employment

  •      Find out if you're eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) services, get support for your Veteran-owned small business, and access other resources to help build your career skills and find a job.

6. Life Insurance

  •       Explore VA life insurance options, manage your policy online, and file claims.

7. Pension Benefits

  •      Apply for monthly pension benefits for wartime Veterans and survivors.

8. Burials and Memorials

  •      Get help planning a burial or memorial service, and find out how to get survivor and dependent benefits.

9. Family and Caregiver Benefits

  •      As the family member of a Servicemember or Veteran, find out if you qualify for benefits like health care, VA-backed home loans, life insurance, or money to help pay for college. If you're caring for a Veteran with disabilities, find out if you can get added support.




Rosemarie Pastorella
Student Veteran Specialist

Thomas Zénon
Veteran Education Coordinator & School Certifying Official

Phone: (315) 792-5326

Fax: (315) 792-5696


Monday - Friday
08:30 - 16:30
Appointments Welcomed

Walk-Ins Welcomed Schedule Permitting