What is the phone number for Veteran's Affairs for widower's benefits?


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Questions regarding survivor benefits can be directed to the main Veterans Affairs benefits phone number at 1-800-827-1000. Several other numbers apply to special circumstances, such as 1-877-222-8387 for health benefit information.

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Widow and widower benefits are officially called survivor benefits, with the survivor's pension applicable to non-remarried spouses of deceased veteran's with at least one day of wartime service.

Call the main Veterans Affairs phone number, 1-800-827-1000, for questions regarding benefits and services such as dependency and indemnity compensation, survivor's pension, home loans, educational and vocational counseling, financial counseling, civil service preference and fiduciary services. Due to high call volumes, callers may experience wait times before being connected to a representative.

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