VA’s Buffalo Regional Benefit Office (RO) administers a variety of services, including Compensation, Education, Insurance, Loan Guaranty, Pension, and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment for Veterans, Servicemembers, their families and survivors in western New York. We offer the following additional services:
Visit Explore VA for an overview of VA’s benefits and services and for links to detailed eligibility and application information.
The Buffalo RO is one of four regional processing centers nationwide that process education claims. The other processing centers are in Atlanta; Muskogee, Okla.; and St. Louis, Mo. Learn more.
We also make extraordinary efforts to efficiently administer benefits to Native American Veterans in western New York. The Seneca Nation of Indians, one of the largest tribes in the area, has more than 7,200 enrolled Veterans. To expand outreach, we participate in various outreach events in the area attended by Native Americans. In addition, our Education Case Manager provides general information to attendees regarding VA benefits. The Buffalo Regional Office also participates in an annual health fair for the Oneida Nation, which is near Syracuse, N.Y.