Veterans Affairs in Bessemer Alabama

Address and phone number for Veterans Affairs, a Veterans Affairs Department, at 3rd Avenue North, Bessemer AL.


Name
Veterans Affairs
Address
1801 3rd Avenue North, Bessemer, Alabama, 35020
Phone
205-481-4117

About the Veterans Affairs

The Veterans Affairs, located in Bessemer, 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 Bessemer 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 Bessemer.

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

Veterans in Bessemer can contact 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.

Bessemer VA Benefits

The VA in Bessemer 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 Bessemer veterans with service-related disabilities. Veterans can contact the Veterans Affairs for information about additional benefits, including the Jefferson County home loan program, veteran housing programs in Bessemer, and life insurance for veterans and their dependents.

VA Vet Centers

In Jefferson 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 Bessemer 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 Jefferson 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.

Bessemer VFW & AMVET Posts

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

Contact the Veterans Affairs

You may contact the Veterans Affairs by calling 205-481-4117, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Veterans Affairs, 1801 3rd Avenue North, Bessemer, Alabama, 35020.


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