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Buffalo Regional Benefit Office

 

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The Homeless Coordinator of the Buffalo Regional Office will be on the 3rd floor of the St. Vincent DePaul building at 1298 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14209, every Wednesday from 9:00am to noon. The Homeless Coordinator will also be at the Veterans One-stop Center of WNY at 1280 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14209 every Wednesday from 12:30pm to 3:00pm. The Homeless Coordinator will be able to provide assistance and answer questions regarding VA benefits for Veterans, Servicemembers, and their families.

Inside Veterans Benefits

Weekend Tribute Matthew Daigle ImageWeekend Tribute

We honor the service of Matthew Daigle, an Air Force Veteran assigned to Framingham Barracks prior to becoming a Massachusetts State Trooper. He died March 22nd at age 31.

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Terry LabarFirst Steps in 33 Years

US Marine Veteran Terry Labar was paralyzed in 1984. VA fitted Labar with an exoskeleton that enabled him to stand. Soon he will live his life outside the confines of a wheelchair.

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Camp Lenjeune gateCamp Lejeune Update

VA's rule that establishes a presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure to contaminants in the water supply at Camp Lejeune takes effect on 3/15.

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BLS sealVeteran Unemployment Rate

In February 2017, the unemployment rate for all Veterans decreased from 4.5% to 3.9%. The national unemployment rate decreased slightly from 4.8% to 4.7%

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Defense Finance and Accounting Service News ReleaseRetiree and Annuitant Address Change

The Defense Finance and Accounting Service announces new addresses for Military retirees and annuitants correspondence, effective May 1, 2017.

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VA's 5-millionth Claim Processing Data ImageVA's Faster Claim Process

In February, we processed our 5-millionth claim using the Veterans Benefits Management System (VBMS). Today, we process nearly 100 percent of disability compensation claims through VBMS.

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Office Information

Buffalo Regional Benefit Office

130 South Elmwood Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14202
Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm

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