Help Filing Claims
Veterans service organizations (VSOs) that can help you file an application for benefits or appeal a decision on your claim.
AMVETS Claims Services - Veterans service organization (VSO) that provides a variety of services to veterans, including help with filing VA claims for disability compensation.
American Legion - VA Claims & Department Service Officers - Provides a comprehensive network of American Legion Department Service Officers at the department (state) level to help veterans, their dependents and survivors apply for any federal or state benefit to which they may be entitled.
Community of Veterans - Designed as a resource for our nation's newest veterans, this veterans-only site connects veterans with veterans and helps make the transition to civilian life easier. A joint effort of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) and the Ad Council.
Directory of VA Chartered Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs) - An online directory of chartered VSOs - organizations that are federally chartered and/or recognized by the VA for purposes of preparation, presentation and prosecution of VA claims.
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Transition Service Program - Program for enlisted soldiers, sailors, Marines, airmen and officers making the transition back into civilian life.
National Association of County Veterans Service Officers (NACVSO) - Works with the VA and other veterans organizations to assure that veterans and their dependents receive the entitlements they deserve.
National Organization of Veterans Advocates - Provides professional representation to American veterans and their dependents seeking benefits through the federal veterans benefits system.
Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) - Veterans Benefits Department - Department within PVA, a veterans service organization, that assists veterans with spinal cord injury and disease in filing VA claims for disability compensation, medical care and other benefits.
The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program - Provides free attorneys to veterans and family members who have an appeal pending at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (Court).
U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims - National court of record with exclusive jurisdiction to provide judicial review of final decisions by the Board of Veterans' Appeals. Provides veterans an impartial judicial forum for review of decisions that are adverse to the veterans claim of entitlement to benefits and ensures that all veterans have equal access to the Court. How to appeal with or without representation.
VA Form 21-22 - Form requesting a representative from a veterans service organization (VSO) to represent you when you apply for VA benefits.
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) - Claim Process Information - Information on how the VFW can help with filing VA claims for disability compensation.