Bereavement Support Group - Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center
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Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center


Bereavement Support Group


Family/Next of Kin Helpful Information

When a Veteran has passed away, you may request information regarding burial, financial, support groups, etc. The following is a list of contact information helpful at this difficult time.

For financial questions including burial/plot allowance application

  • Veterans Benefits Administration

For application for a Government headstone or marker

  • Headstone or Marker Application Assistance

For questions pertaining to burial at a National Cemetery

  • National Cemetery Scheduling Office

Bereavement Support Group information

  • Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center Palliative Care
    1-877-928-2621 ext. 24314

Additional Resources on Grief and Bereavement available at MyHealtheVet 

Contact Info


  • Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center

Contact Number(s)

  • 570-824-3521 Ext. 24849
  • 877-928-2621 Ext. 24849

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm