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Help With Benefits

Erie County Veteran Service Officers will help you navigate the Department of Veterans Affairs' bureaucracy, and our services are free. We will help with gathering the information necessary to support a claim, filing the claim, and tracking the claim through the VA system. We can also assist with filing appeals for denied claims. We strongly recommend that you make use of the services provided by County Veterans Service Officers. Our expertise can help you avoid the pitfalls and delays that missing paperwork or improperly filled out claim forms can cause.

Additionally, the Erie County Veterans Service Agency (ECVSA) can review all possible veterans benefits and programs, including state and local benefits. The Director and her staff are representatives and, as such are authorized by the Veterans Administration to present claims for further development, institute appeals from Veterans Administration decisions, and follow through to final disposition with representation in Washington. The Office of Veterans Services offers a personalized service not available from other sources. Please contact our office at 716-858-6363 or Email us at: with any questions you may have about the following summary of VA benefits.

Disability Compensation


Other Benefits: