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Veterans Assistance 

How to Apply

We offer assistance at our office at 35 Woodfin Street. You can park for free in marked spaces on College Street near our office.

Call (828) 250-5726 for an appointment and for information about the type of documentation needed for your application. Don’t hesitate to call if you are unable to visit the office. We will find a way to assist you.

If you desire to do so, the Department of Veterans Affairs has an online application service available at VA.gov. Choose the Veteran Online Application (VONAPP) link, and follow the directions to submit your claim.

How much does it cost?

The County Veterans Assistance Office is funded by Buncombe County and the State of North Carolina. There is no charge to our clients.

Toll-Free Service Benefits Information and Assistance
Each VA benefit has its own eligibility requirements. For more information about specific benefits, you may visit the nearest VA office or call: 1-800-827-1000

Special Toll-Free Numbers

Health Benefits 877-222-8387
Education Benefits 888-442-4551
VA Life Insurance 800-669-8477
Office of SGLI 800-419-1473
CHAMPVA 800-733-8387
Gulf War 800-749-8387
Headstones (status of claims only) 800-697-6947
Telecommunication - Device for Deaf (TDD) 800-829-4833
Direct Deposit 877-838-2778