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United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Pension Benefits Programs

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - St. Paul Regional Benefit Office

1 Federal Dr, Fort Snelling, Bishop Henry Whipple Fed Bldg, St. Paul, MN, 55111

Distance: 2268 Miles

(800) 827-1000


Service Details


Veterans Administration (VA) offers two broad categories of Pension benefit programs:

Veterans Pension: Tax-free monetary benefit payable to low-income wartime Veterans.

Survivors' Pension: Tax-free monetary benefit payable to a low-income, un-remarried surviving spouse and/or unmarried child(ren) of a deceased Veteran with wartime service.

Veterans and survivors who are eligible for pension benefits and are housebound or require the aid and attendance of another person may be eligible to receive additional monetary amounts.


  • Specialization
    • Veteran 

Application Instructions

The VA provides separate applications for veteran's pensions and for survivors pensions.

Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday

Area Served



Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (800) 827-1000
Crisis Line - Veteran Crisis / Suicide Prevention (800) 273-8255
TDD 711
Toll Free - Caregiver Support Line (855) 260-3274
Toll Free - CHAMPVA Hotline (800) 733-8387
Toll Free - Homeless Veterans Hotline (877) 424-3838

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