Pittsburgh Regional Office
1000 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Pittsburgh VA Regional Office (VARO) is located in the William S. Moorhead Federal Building in downtown Pittsburgh. The regional
office provides veterans benefits to over 500,000 veterans and dependents in 27 counties of Western Pennsylvania and four
counties in the panhandle of northern West Virginia. The 130 employees of the regional office are responsible for the administration
of compensation and pension (C&P), and vocational rehabilitation and employment (VR&E) benefits throughout the area,
as well as providing information and guidance on numerous other veterans programs.
The VARO staff conducts extensive outreach in the community. A field person provides full-time
service at the Erie VA Medical Center. In addition, a full-time field person is dedicated to meeting the needs of homeless
Western Pennsylvania has one of the highest percentages of veterans in population in the United States.
Additionally, the average age of veterans located within the VARO jurisdiction, is somewhat higher than the national average.
Working with great support and cooperation in the community, this office continues to strive to meet the special needs of
our veteran population. Representatives of nine veterans service organizations also share space with the regional office,
working in partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide information, assistance, and professional support
to the veterans and their families served.
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