Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs in Opelika Alabama

Address and phone number for Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs, a Veterans Affairs Department, at South 9th Street, Opelika AL.


Name
Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs
Address
215 South 9th Street, Opelika, Alabama, 36801
Phone
334-745-9781
Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

About the Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs

The Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs, located in Opelika, AL, provides support for veterans of the US Armed Forces. Veteran Services connects veterans with several government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the federal, Alabama state, and Opelika level. These services include veteran benefits assistance, services for veterans with disabilities, and information about medical care, insurance, and education benefits. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) also provides veteran services in Opelika.

You may contact Veterans Services for questions about:
  • Applying for military and veterans' benefits
  • Veterans Affairs Offices and Vet Centers
  • Lee County VA Hospitals and health benefits
  • VA Burial services
  • Lee County VFW and AMVETS posts
Applying for Veterans' Benefits

Veterans in Opelika can contact Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs for information about applying for veterans' benefits, including healthcare benefits, educational benefits, or health insurance. The office can answer questions about eligibility for benefits, including which benefits apply to the spouses and children of veterans. Veterans Services also helps veterans connect with other offices and organizations that provide veterans' benefits.

Opelika VA Benefits

The VA in Opelika offers benefits such as medical care, burial services, and disability compensation. The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) provides additional benefits, such as the Montgomery GI Bill, vocational benefits, life insurance, and pension services. The VBA also manages the disability compensation program for Opelika veterans with service-related disabilities. Veterans can contact the Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs for information about additional benefits, including the Lee County home loan program, veteran housing programs in Opelika, and life insurance for veterans and their dependents.

VA Vet Centers

In Lee County, the VA operates Vet Centers that offer services to veterans. These include employment assistance, VA benefit support, and counseling services. In addition to veterans, current service members, military spouses, and children qualify for Vet Center services, such as readjustment counseling, military sexual trauma counseling, and bereavement counseling. Veterans in Opelika can contact a VA Vet Center to learn more about these services.

Alabama Veterans Health Administration Services

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) offers multiple programs in Alabama, including medical services and healthcare. In Lee County, the VA runs medical centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing home services. The VHA also offers assistance programs for homeless vets and veterans with disabilities. In addition, the VA manages the National Cemetery Administration, which provides burial services and assistance for veterans and their family members, including at national cemeteries.

Opelika VFW & AMVET Posts

Veterans can also contact Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs to connect with private organizations that offer Veteran Services in Opelika. For example, the Opelika Veterans of Foreign Wars Posts (VFW) helps veterans access VA services, provides grants to support veterans, and promotes policies to help veterans. The Lee County AMVETS Posts, or American Veterans, also offers services for veterans of the US Armed Forces.

Contact the Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs

You may contact the Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs by calling 334-745-9781, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs, 215 South 9th Street, Opelika, Alabama, 36801.


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