OEF OIF OND - VA Western New York Healthcare System
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VA Western New York Healthcare System



To Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, Welcome Home! VA is here to deliver the benefits you have earned and help you make the transition back to civilian life.  Health care is essential to a successful transition and VA Western New York Healthcare System is the health care provider for over 30,000 Veterans in the western New York area. The following services can help you get started on the next chapter of your life:

5 Years of Cost Free Health Care — OEF/OIF Veterans can receive free medical for five years after the date of their discharge or release. Enroll in VA health care today!

180 Day Dental Benefit — OEF/OIF Veterans may be eligible for one-time dental care — but you must apply with 180 days of your separation date from active duty.

Find Family Support at Vet Centers — If you have served in any combat zone, local Vet Centers can help you and your family with readjustment counseling and outreach services.

Going Back to School — VA pays benefits to eligible Veterans, reservists and active duty service members to support your continuing education goals, including for on-the-job training, apprenticeships and non-college degree programs. Learn about the Post 9/11 GI Bill today.

Finding a Job — You've served your country, now you are ready for a new challenge. What do you want to do next? VA Health Care Western New York holds job fairs for all Veterans. You can also get online help finding and securing a jobbrowse career opportunities, or learn more about working at VA. 

How Do I Get Help — Contact the Veterans Service Center at 1-888-823-9656 or your OEF/OIF/OND Veterans Program Manager at 716-862-3111.

Contact Info


  • Buffalo VA, 107 COT

Contact Number(s)

  • 716-862-7344

Hours of Operation

  • 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.