Veterans Disability Benefits in Arizona

Veterans in Arizona have made substantial sacrifices to uphold our freedom and democracy, and they deserve recognition and appreciation for their service.

One important way we show our gratitude to veterans is by offering Veterans Disability benefits to help any veteran who becomes injured during active duty. Along with disability benefits, Arizona veterans receive a range of other benefits in acknowledgment of their service and sacrifices.

These benefits assist veterans during their transition to civilian life and help to ease health and economic challenges they may face after their military service.

Understanding Veterans Disability Benefits

Veterans Disability is a key program run by the U.S. Veterans Affairs (VA). This program gives financial help to U.S. veterans who developed a disease or were injured due to their active military service.

For veterans in Arizona, these benefits provide substantial assistance. They offer financial aid to those hurt or impaired due to service as a way to recognize their major contributions to our nation.

How the Veterans Disability Benefits Program Works

The VA Disability program assesses a veteran's disability and provides monthly benefits based on how severe the condition is.

In Arizona, the Veterans Service Office helps veterans understand and access these benefits. Trained veterans service officers are available to guide veterans through the application process and fight for their rights.

Eligibility Requirements for Veterans Disability Benefits

To qualify for VA benefits, veterans need to meet several requirements.

Both of these must be true:

  • You have an existing condition, either physical or mental, that impacts your health, and
  • Your service history includes active duty, active duty for training, or inactive duty training.

And, at least one of the following must be true:

  • You incurred an injury or sickness during your military service that can be connected to your current condition. This is known as an in-service disability claim.

  • An existing injury or illness from before your military service worsened due to your service — called a pre-service disability claim, or
  • You have a disability that is associated with your active-duty service but it only manifested after your service ended. This is known as a post-service disability claim.

For VA disability benefits, Arizona's veterans must have served in active military and have a service-related disability. This means they got sick or hurt, or a pre-existing condition got worse during their service. The VA rates the level of disability from 10% to 100%, which decides the amount of money a veteran receives.

How to Apply for VA Disability in Arizona

Applying for VA Disability in Arizona takes a few steps.

First, veterans need to collect important paperwork. This includes their DD214 or other separation documents, medical proof of the disability, and any records of dependents.

Next, they need to file a claim. This can be done online through, by mail, or in person at a regional VA office.

Click here to file a VA Disability claim.

Need help? Call the VA benefits hotline: 800-827-1000

Filling out the application accurately and in detail is important. It can affect how quickly your claim gets processed and whether it's approved. If you need help, veterans in Arizona can ask their local Veterans Service Office.

What to Do If Your Arizona VA Claim Is Denied

If your claim gets denied, don't give up. You can appeal the decision. The first step is to file a Notice of Disagreement with the VA. You have one year from when the VA sent you the decision to do this.

In Arizona, your local Veterans Service Office can help you with the appeal process. They can also help you gather the medical proof you need to show your disability is related to your service.

More VA Benefits Available to Arizona Veterans

Veterans Disability is just one of the benefits for veterans. The VA gives Arizona veterans other benefits too, like health services and complete medical care at VA hospitals and clinics.

The VA helps with education and career preparation with programs like the Post-9/11 GI Bill. Veterans who want to buy a home can use VA Home Loans, which makes getting a mortgage loan easier.

Additional VA benefits include:

  • Veterans Readiness and Employment
  • VA Life Insurance
  • Health Care
  • VetSuccess on Campus
  • Dependents and Survivor Benefits
  • VA Pension
  • Education and Training
  • VA Loans
  • VA Burial Benefits

Claiming Your Arizona VA Benefits

Veterans Disability benefits are a big help for veterans in Arizona dealing with health issues from their time in the military. These VA benefits can make life better for veterans and their families. This is one way we show our gratitude for the hard work and sacrifices Arizona veterans have made.

Arizona — VA Office Locations

Veterans Benefits Administration

Name Address Phone Number
Pacific District 3333 North Central Avenue, Suite 3026 Phoenix, AZ 85012-2402
Phoenix Regional Office 3333 North Central Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85012 800-827-1000
Intake Site At Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Benefits Counseling Office Tucson, AZ 85723
Intake Site At Fort Huachuca ACAP Center (ATZS-ESD-A) Building 22420, Room 1, Butler Road Fort Huachuca, AZ 85613
Intake Site At Luke Air Force Base 56 MSS/DFB Building 1113 7282 N 137th Avenue Luke AFB, AZ 85309
Phoenix Regional Loan Center 3333 North Central Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85012 800-827-1000

National Cemetery Administration

Name Address Phone Number
National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona 23029 North Cave Creek Road Phoenix, AZ 85024 480-513-3600
Prescott National Cemetery 500 Highway 89 North Prescott, AZ 86313 928-717-7569

Veterans Health Administration

Name Address Phone Number
Northern Arizona VA Health Care System 500 North Highway 89 Prescott, AZ 86313 928-445-4860
Phoenix VA Health Care System 650 E. Indian School Road Phoenix, AZ 85012 602-277-5551
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System 3601 South 6th Avenue Tucson, AZ 85723 520-792-1450
Chinle Comprehensive Care Facility (Indian Health Services) Hwy 191 and Hospital Drive Chinle, AZ 86503 928-674-7675
Holbrook VA Clinic 33 W. Vista Dr. Holbrook, AZ 86025 928-524-1050
Page VA Clinic 801 N Navajo Dr. Ste-B Page, AZ 86040 928-645-4966
Polacca VA Clinic Highway 264 Mile Post 388 Polacca, AZ 86042 928-283-4465
Tuba City VA Clinic 167 N Main St P.O. Box 600 Tuba City, AZ 86045 928-283-4465
Anthem CBOC 41810 North Venture Dr., Bldg. B Anthem, AZ 85086 623-249-2300
Casa Grande CBOC 1876 E. Sabin Drive, Building A Ste 15 Casa Grande, AZ 85122 520-836-2536
Cottonwood CBOC 501 S. Willard Cottonwood, AZ 86326 928-649-1523
Flagstaff CBOC 1300 W. University Ave. Suite 200 Flagstaff, AZ 86001 928-226-1056
Globe-Miami VA Health Care Clinic 5860 S. Hospital Drive, Ste 111 Globe, AZ 85501-9449 928-425-0027
Green Valley CBOC 380 W. Vista Hermosa Drive #140 Green Valley, AZ 85614 520-399-2291
Kayenta VA Clinic 394.3 Highway 160 Kayenta, AZ 86033 928-445-4860
Kingman CBOC 2668 Hualapai Mountain Road Kingman, AZ 86401 928-718-7300
Lake Havasu City CBOC 2035 Mesquite, Suite D Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403 928-505-7100
Midtown VA Clinic 5040 N 15th Ave Phoenix, AZ 85015 602-234-7080
Northeast VA Health Care Clinic 11390 E. Via Linda Rd., Ste. 105 Scottsdale, AZ 85259 480-579-2200
Northwest VA Health Care Clinic 13985 W. Grand Ave., Suite 101 Surprise, AZ 85374 623-251-2884
Payson VA Health Care Clinic 903 E Highway 260 Payson, AZ 85541 928-468-2100
Safford Clinic 355 N. 8th Avenue Safford, AZ 85546 928-428-8010
Show Low VA Health Care Clinic 5171 Cub Lake Road, Suite C380 Show Low, AZ 85901 928-532-1069
Sierra Vista Clinic 101 N. Coronado Drive Suite A Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 520-459-1529
Southwest VA Health Care Clinic 9250 W. Thomas Rd., Ste 400 Phoenix, AZ 85037 623-772-4000
Staff Sergeant Alexander W. Conrad VA Health Care Clinic 3285 S. Val Vista Dr. Gilbert, AZ 85297 480-397-2800
Thunderbird VA Health Care Clinic 9424 N. 25th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85021 602-633-6900
VA Northwest Tucson Clinic 2945 W. Ina Road Tucson, AZ 85741 520-219-2418
VA Southeast Tucson Clinic 7395 S. Houghton Road Ste 129 Tucson, AZ 85747 520-664-1831
Yuma Clinic 3111 S. 4th Avenue Yuma, AZ 85364 928-317-9973
Dr. Cameron McKinley Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Center 3180 Stillwater Drive, Suite A Prescott, AZ 86305 928-778-3469
Hopi Vet Center Outstation P.O. Box 929, 1 Main St. Hotevilla, AZ 86030 928-734-5166
Lake Havasu Vet Center 1720 Mesquite, Suite 101 Lake Havasu, AZ 86403 928-505-0394
Mesa Vet Center 1303 South Longmore, Suite 5 Mesa, AZ 85202 480-610-6727
Phoenix Vet Center 4020 N. 20th St. #110 Phoenix, AZ 85016 602-640-2981
Tucson Vet Center 2525 E. Broadway Blvd Suite 100 Tucson, AZ 85716 520-882-0333
West Valley Vet Center 14050 N. 83rd Avenue Suite 170 Peoria, AZ 85381 623-398-8854
Yuma Vet Center 1450 E. 16th St, Suite 103 Yuma, AZ 85365 928-271-8700
Casa Grande Rural Health Care Coordination Center 1179 E. Cottonwood Lane, Suite 1 Casa Grande, AZ 85122 520-629-4801
Sierra Vista Rural Health Care Coordination Center 157 North Coronado Drive, Suite B Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 520-629-4802