As the largest organization of combat veterans, we understand the frustrations that can arise when transitioning out of the military or filing a claim with the Department of Veterans Affairs. The claims process can be confusing and one that service members and veterans shouldn't try to navigate alone. That's why the VFW's National Veterans Service (NVS) was established to help all veterans, service members and their families.
NVS consists of a nationwide network of VA accredited service officers and pre-discharge representatives who are experts in dealing with the VA and are the key to your success. Our cadre of highly-trained and professional advocates help veterans cut through bureaucratic red tape. VA reports veterans represented by the VFW have recouped more than $9 billion in earned benefits, including $1.4 billion in new claims in 2019 alone.
VFW Service Officers are trained experts, helping veterans develop their case with ease by reviewing and applying current law, pertinent legislation, regulations and medical histories. As skilled professionals, we assist in filing for disability compensation, rehabilitation and education programs, pension and death benefits, and employment and training programs. Furthermore, we won’t hesitate to request hearings before the VA and the Board of Veterans Appeals to present oral arguments when needed.
VFW Service Officers are with America's veterans every step of the way once they're ready to file a claim. This is a service the VFW is proud to offer--free of charge--to anyone seeking assistance with the claims process.
Department of Ohio Service Officers (DSO)
Assistant Department Service Officers (ADSO)
Cleveland VA Regional Office
Fax: (216) 522-7335
Cleveland Out-Based Office - Cincinnat
Fax: (513) 684-2660
VA Medical Center - Dayton
Fax: (937) 267-3914
Closed on Thursdays
VA Medical Center - Cincinnati
Mon-Wed & Fri 07:30-15:30
Please send all correspondence to the Cleveland Office.