The Alabama Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ADVA) has Veterans Service Offices located in 50 counties throughout
the State of Alabama. The primary function of the ADVA Veterans Service Offices is to assist veterans, their
dependents, and survivors in the application and processing of claims for benefits and entitlements available
from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the benefits provided for veterans by law from the State of
Alabama earned by honorable service in the armed forces of the United States.
Services include the processing of compensation and pension applications; appeal VA decisions; file for
survivors death benefits; apply for aid and attendance and housebound benefits; certification of claim documents;
request for military service records; upgrade military discharges; apply for special veteran license plates.
ADVA Veterans Service Officers are accredited to perform claims actions by nationally chartered Veterans Service
Organizations to include The American Legion, American Red Cross, American Ex-Prisoners of War, Fleet Reserve Association,
Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A., Noncommissioned Officers Association of the U.S.A., The Retired Enlisted Association,
and Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A. Inc...
To find your nearest Veterans Service Office. visit the Veterans Service Office Locator Page for contact options.