Accredited DVS staff members are processing Veterans Affairs (VA) claims for NYC veterans and their families. DVS’s VA Claims Unit provides quality service, advocacy, guidance, and assistance on the claims review process. The mission of the VA Claims Unit is to help prepare and
package a VA claim that is substantial, valid, and clearly identifies the pertinent information relevant to the claim.
Schedule an online appointment with a VA-accredited DVS staff member to represent you in your claim by filling out the form at VetConnectNYC and selecting "Benefits Navigation" as your preferred service:
DVS staff are trained to process the following claims:
Before meeting with a DVS Veteran Benefits Coordinator (VBC), please have the below items readily available:
If you do not have any or all of the above materials, DVS can still represent you in a claim for VA benefits but the process will be faster if you can gather these materials.