Veterans enrollment event at Buffalo VAby jmaloni
Veterans enrollment sessions will be held at 9 and 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in Freedom Hall at VA Western New York Healthcare, 3495 Bailey Ave., in Buffalo.
Hear an overview of VA health care benefits and meet with staff. Veterans should bring their discharge papers along with their financial information from 2012 for accurate benefits counseling.
VA offers benefits for returning Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation New Dawn veterans, women veterans and veterans with special needs.
A New York State Division of Veterans Affairs counselor will be available to assist with filing claims for service-connected disabilities and other benefits.
For those already enrolled in VA health care, flu vaccines will be offered at a drive through flu clinic at no charge from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and also offered to those who enroll that day.