VA PITTSBURGH HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
Pittsburgh, PA 15240
Available 24 hours a day 7 days a week
Regional Nurse Help Line
Available 4:30 p.m.-8:00 a.m. Monday-Friday and 24 hours on weekends and holidays for medical-related questions.
Change an Appointment or Order a Prescription
Soldiers and Veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) / Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
have five years from the date of their service to obtain free medical, dental, eye care, and counseling services for any combat related matters.
Contact James Martorella at 412-954-4194 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
General Health Benefits: 1-800-827-1000
Health Care: 1-877-222-VETS (8387)
VA Inspector General: 1-800-488-8244
Suicide Prev. Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Long-term Nursing Facility
State Veterans Homes are one of the largest long term care providers in the United States. One home is located in Allegheny County to serve local veterans.
Southwestern Veterans Home
7060 Highland Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15206-1297
Home Page: www.swvc.state.pa.us
Deceased Veteran information:
NATIONAL CEMETERY OF THE ALLEGHENIES
1158 Morgan Road
Bridgeville, PA 15017
FEDERAL SURVIVOR AND DEPENDENT BENEFITS INFORMATION
Beneficiaries in receipt of Pension Benefits: 1-877-294-6380
Life Insurance: 1-800-669-8477
Headstones and Markers: 1-800-697-6947
Allegheny County Deceased Veteran Benefits
Allegheny County will pay a $100 burial benefit, a $100 widow benefit, and a $50 headstone installation allowance for veterans of specific wars who resided in Allegheny County and whose spouse continues to reside in the county. More information and required forms can be obtained at http://www.alleghenycounty.us/veterans/benefits.aspx.
Emergency Short-term Financial Assistance: http://www.milvet.state.pa.us/DMVA/185.htm