Link to Veterans Benefits Administration page on the VA website.
Links to county Veterans Affairs offices which may assist you with compensation/pensions, medical care, military records, grave markers and veteran home loans. Some counties may also have dedicated funds to assist you with temporary shelter/utilities, food/health supplies, medical/dental, job placement, counseling and transportation.
On March 24, 2015, the VA established a more formal process for filing claims. The main change was eliminating the informal claim. Now the VA will only accept applications for benefits on a specific VA form for purposes of establishing an effective date.