The Town of Westford Veterans Services Department is not affiliated with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense or any Military Service!
The Town of Westford's Veterans Services Department's mission is to honor and serve veterans and their families. By serving as their principal advocate, we are ensuring that they receive the care, support and recognition earned in service to their country.
The department advises residents as to the availability of federal and state services and benefits to which they are entitled to. In addition, the department provides financial assistance to qualifying veterans, surviving spouses and their dependents.
This department also assists veterans in applying for federal VA benefits, such as service connected compensations, non-service connected disability pensions, medical benefits, home loans, educational benefits, death and burial benefits, as well as pension benefits for those veterans in assisted living or are housebound.
We offer the following assistance:
Navigating VA Benefits
Financial Aid and/or Assistance
Medical Expenses Assistance
Cemetery Markers and Flags
Locating Military/Discharge records
.... and a whole lot more. Call us at 978-392-1170 today.
Important Phone Numbers
Veterans Crisis Line - 800-273-8255 (Press 1)
VA Benefits: 800-827-1000: For information about: Burial, Disability, Education, Home Loan, Life Insurance, Medical Care, Sexual Trauma
VA Caregiver Support Line: (are you caring for a veteran at home?)
VA Direct Deposit Enrollment/Changes: 877-838-2778
VA Education (GI Bill): 888-442-4551
VA Gulf War/Agent Orange Helpline: 800-749-8387
VA Health Care Bedford - 800-838-6331 (follow the prompts)
VA Health Care Boston - 800-865-3384 (follow the prompts)
VA Health Care Benefits: 877-222-8387
VA Income Verification and Means Testing: 800-929-8387
VA Life Insurance: 800-669-8477
VA Mammography Helpline: 888-492-7844
VA Pension Management Center: 877-294-6380
VA Status of Headstones and Markers: 800-697-6947
VA Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD): 800-829-4833