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St. Petersburg Regional Benefit Office

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9500 Bay Pines Boulevard
St. Petersburg, FL 33708


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1437
St. Petersburg , FL 33731
Phone: 800-827-1000
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The St. Petersburg Regional Office (RO) is responsible for delivering non-medical VA benefits and services to 1.8 million veterans and their families. This is accomplished through the administration of comprehensive and diverse benefit programs established by Congress, and the RO goal is to deliver these benefits and services in a timely, accurate, and compassionate manner. Examples of the benefits and services administered by the VA Regional Office are as follows:

  • Disability Compensation, Including Death Compensation Benefits to Eligible Survivors
  • Disability and Death Pensions for Veterans and Their Dependents
  • Veterans' and Dependents' Education and Training
  • Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Assistance
  • Guaranty and Indemnity Home Loans
  • Specially Adapted Housing Grants
  • Special Benefits for the Disabled
  • Outreach
  • Certain Burial Benefits

 

JURISDICTION

  • Veterans Service Center - Florida
  • Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment - Florida, less western panhandle area
  • Regional Loan Center - Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands


VETERANS SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS AT THE REGIONAL OFFICE 

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS - Phone (727) 319-7400
LeRoy Collins, Executive Director
Alene Tarter, Director of Veterans Benefits and Assistance


AMVETS - Phone (727) 319-7490
Michael Black, Office Manager


DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS
- Phone (727) 319-7444
Andy Marshall, Supervisor


MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART
- Phone (727) 319-7488
Dana Rautio, National Service Officer


PARALYZED VETERANS OF AMERICA
- Phone (727)319-7470
Anthony "Dwayne" Stanifer, National Field Director


VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS
- Phone (727) 319-7483
Ken Thie, National Service Officer


AMERICAN EX-POW
- Phone (727) 319-5914
Doris Jenks, National Service Officer
Rose Mary Meredith, National Service Officer


VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA - Phone (727) 319-7515
Marc McCabe, Department Service Officer


Note: The Florida Department of Veterans Affairs represents many service organizations (please see their website at
www.floridavets.org for a complete listing). A sample of the service organizations represented is:

American LegionReserve Officers Association
Jewish War VeteransMilitary Order of the Purple Heart
Veterans of World War IUnited Spanish War Veterans
Polish Legion of American Veterans, USAUSA Jewish War Veterans
Blinded Veterans of America