Contact options for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs vary based on need, but the main telephone number is 800-827-1000, as of 2015. Call the main number with questions relating to topics such as burial, death pension, disability compensation and pension, medical care and home loan guaranty.
Call 877-222-8387 with questions about health care benefits. The veterans crisis line number is 800-273-8255 and the combat call center number is 877-927-8387. Representatives field life insurance inquiries at 800-419-1473 and the women veterans' hotline number is 855-829-6636. The number to call about the status of grave markers and headstones is 800-697-6947. Access the complete list of contact telephone numbers by clicking the Toll Free Numbers link under the Contact Us heading on the right side of the VA.gov home page, followed by the URL link on the landing page.