Veterans Service Agency
125 Westfall Rd.
Phone: 585 753-6040
Fax: 585 753-6602
In New York, 22% of Veterans suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder and/or major depression. Many struggle to reintegrate into civilian life and their communities. Compounding this stress is a culture that gets in the way of asking for help. Isolation and and loneliness is often the result.
CompeerCORPS is a program of Compeer Rochester that employs the power of friendship to help Veterans. Since 2011, CompeerCORPS has supported Veterans who help fellow Veterans lead successful, productive lives.
To educate veterans and their families about the benefits they have earned; To represent and guide them in obtaining benefits and services both through the VA and the community; To make veterans an economic force in education, employment and business development.
Our agency is dedicated to providing the highest quality service to veterans and their families in Monroe County.
The Director and staff are accredited, caring, and knowledgeable veteran service officers; as such, they are able to guide veterans and their families in submitting claims to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Monroe County Veteran Service Officers will help you navigate the bureaucracy of the VA, and our services are free. We will help with gathering the information necessary to support a claim, file the claim, and track the claim through the VA system. We can also assist with filing appeals for denied claims. We strongly recommend that you make use of the services provided by County Veterans Service Officers. Our expertise can help you avoid the pitfalls and delays that missing paperwork or improperly filled out claim forms can cause.
The Monroe County Veterans Service Agency is now mobile! We will be providing on-site claims assistance and benefits information at the following locations:
An accredited Service Officer will be available to assist you (completely free of charge) between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. No appointment necessary for the mobile VSA locations!*
*If you seek assistance from our main location at 125 Westfall Road, however, we can serve you best if you call first for an appointment.
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