Rapides Parish VA Benefits (Louisiana)

The Veterans Affairs Department in Rapides Parish, Louisiana is a federal agency that provides services to veterans, including veterans of the Armed Forces and the Reserves. The Rapides Parish VA offers a range of benefits, such as housing assistance, medical benefits, and disability compensation. Veterans may also qualify for education and vocational benefits, such as the G.I. Bill, pension services, and benefits for the spouses and family members of veterans. The Veterans Affairs Department medical benefits include VA-run medical centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing home care. Local Vet Centers provide veterans benefits such as employment assistance, counseling services, and assistance applying for other Rapides Parish VA benefits. The Rapides Parish VA also offers assistance with qualifying for benefits and receiving VA benefits. The Veterans Affairs Department provides additional information about VA benefits and Vet Centers on its website.

Alexandria Veterans Affairs Department Alexandria LA 730 Washington Street 71301 318-487-5743

Veterans of Foreign Wars Alexandria LA 2419 3rd Street 71302 318-442-2015

Veterans of Foreign Wars Alexandria LA 701 Veterans Drive 71303 318-448-9271

A Social Security Office in Rapides Parish, Louisiana acts as a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration, which provides retirement benefits and disability benefits for qualifying people. Social Security also offers veterans work credits for qualifying military service, which can raise monthly retirement benefits. In addition to Rapides Parish VA disability benefits, veterans can also receive Social Security benefits. Social Security Offices process applications for Rapides Parish disability benefits for veterans wounded while on active military service, including expedited processing of disability benefits applications for veterans with a VA compensation rating of 100% permanent and total. A Rapides Parish Social Security Office can help veterans determine if they qualify for benefits, process applications for Social Security disability benefits or retirement benefits, and assist with receiving benefits. Social Security Offices provide additional information and resources about veteran benefits on their website.

Alexandria Social Security Office Alexandria LA 3401 North Boulevard 71301 318-445-0549