Bereavement Counseling

877-927-8387

www.vetcenter.va.gov

Education Benefits

The VA offers a number of education benefits for family members who have lost a service member.  For general information about these benefits, visit http://gibill.va.gov or call 888-GIBILL 1 (888-442-4551)

Financial Point

Beneficiary Financial Counseling Service (BFCS)

888-243-7351

Online Access:

Go to www.financialpointplus.com
Register as a first-time user.
Use "BFCSVA" as the Organization Web ID.
Have your eight-digit SGLI, TSGLI, FSGLI, or VGLI claim number available.
Select FinancialPoint to submit information that will be used to create a personalized financial plan for you.
Select EstateGuidance® to create and print a will.
Note: If you do not have your claim number, please call the Office of Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance at 800-419-1473.

Headstones, Markers and Medallions

National Archives Veterans Service Records

www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records

Through the National Archives, next-of-kin survivors may request free copies of the military member’s service record by submitting DD Form 214 (Report of Separation).

National Cemetery Administration

800-827-1000

www.cem.va.gov

Office of Service Members Group Life Insurance

800-419-1473

Main Fax: 800-236-6142

Claims Fax: 877-832-4943

www.insurance.va.gov/sglisite/sgli/sgli.htm

Service Members’ Group Life Insurance is a program of low-cost group life insurance available to all members of the uniformed services. Service members are automatically insured under SGLI, unless the service member chooses to reduce the amount or cancel it entirely.

Presidential Memorial Certificate Program

Survivor Benefits

The Veterans Benefits Administration offers a variety of benefits and services to spouses, children, and parents of Servicemembers and Veterans who are deceased.

800-827-1000

http://www.va.gov/opa/persona/dependent_survivor.asp

Veterans Benefits Administration

The Veterans Benefits Administration offers a variety of benefits and services to spouses, children, and parents of Servicemembers and Veterans who are deceased or totally and permanently disabled by a service-connected disability

800-827-1000

TDD: 800-829-4833

www.va.gov

Veterans Health Administration

877-222-8387

 www.va.gov/health