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Operation MVP

Medical Care for Veterans

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
University Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15240

1-866-4VA-PITT (1-866-482-7488)
Available 24 hours a day 7 days a week


Regional Nurse Help Line
Available 4:30 p.m.-8:00 a.m. Monday-Friday and 24 hours on weekends and holidays for medical-related questions.

Change an Appointment or Order a Prescription

Soldiers and Veterans of OEF/OIF have five years from the date of their service to obtain free medical, dental, eye care, and counseling services for any combat related matters. Contact James Martorella at 412-954-4194 or

General Health Benefits: 1-800-827-1000

Health Care: 1-877-222-VETS (8387)

VA Inspector General: 1-800-488-8244

Suicide Prev. Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Long-term Nursing Facility
State Veterans Homes are one of the largest long term care providers in the United States. One home is located in Allegheny County to serve local veterans.

Southwestern Veterans Home
7060 Highland Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15206-1297
Tel: 412-665-6706
Fax: 412-665-6799
Home Page:

National Cemetary of the Alleghenies
1158 Morgan Road
Bridgeville, PA 15017
Phone: 724-746-4363
FAX: 724-746-4360

Federal Survivor and Dependent Benefits Information

Beneficiaries in receipt of Pension Benefits: 1-877-294-6380

Life Insurance: 1-800-669-8477

Headstones and Markers: 1-800-697-6947

Allegheny County Deceased Veteran Benefits
Allegheny County will pay a $100 burial benefit, a $100 widow benefit, and a $50 headstone installation allowance for veterans of specific wars who resided in Allegheny County and whose spouse continues to reside in the county. More information and required forms can be obtained here.

Emergency Short-term Financial

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