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BVA's Field Service Program is organized into seven separate regions to better serve our Nation's blinded veterans and their families. Those regions include the following states, commonwealths and foreign countries.

Director: Edward Eckroth
Program Assistant: Judith Bouton
BVA National Headquarters
125 N. West Street, 3rd Floor
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 202-371-8880 or 1-800-669-7079, Ext. 318/322
Fax: 202-371-8258

Board Of Veterans Appeals Office
Judith Bouton
425 I Street, NW, Room 2W.240M
Washington, DC  20001
Phone: 202-632-5374
Fax: 202-343-1441

Click on the map to get more information on a regional office

Image of BVA Regional Map Map of Region 3 Map of Region 1 Map of Region 2 Map of Region 4 Map of Region 5 Map of Region 7 Map of Region 6

Region I

Area covered: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.

Wanda Grover, M.S. Ed.
Assistant: Gilda Reid
Philadelphia Regional Benefit Office
5000 Wissahickon Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19101
Phone: 215-381-3066/3054 or 800-669-7079 (Voicemail 601)
Fax: 215-381-3182


Region 2

Area covered: Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

Wade Davis
Assistant: Brenda Davis
Appeals Management Center
1722 I Street, NW, Room 206A
Washington, DC 20421
Phone: 202-530-9285/9286 or 800-669-7079 (Voicemail 602)
Fax: 202-530-9129


Region 3

Area covered: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina.

Joseph A. Axt
Assistant: Cheryl Fair
VARO, Suite 1-349
1700 Clairmont Road
Decatur, GA 30033
Phone: 404-929-5338/5339 or 800-669-7079 (Voicemail 603)
Fax: 404-929-5340


Region 4

Area covered:Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin, and Ontario (Canada).

Daniel Johnson
Blinded Veterans Association
Chicago Regional Benefit Office
2122 West Taylor Street, Office 173B
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: 312-980-4690/4691or 800-669-7079 (Voicemail 604)
Fax: 312-980-4688


Region 5

Area covered: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Claudia Belk
Assistant: Vacant
Houston Regional Benefits Office
6900 Almeda Road
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-383-1840/1895or 800-669-7079 (Voicemail 605)
Fax: 713-383-1776


Region 6

Area covered: Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan (the latter three are Canadian provinces).

Eileen Vasquez
VA Regional Office
1 Federal Drive, Room G150
St. Paul, MN 55111-4050
Phone: 612-970-5769 or 800-669-7079 (Voicemail 606)

Region 7

Area covered: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Washington, Guam, the Philippines, and British Columbia (Canada).

Scott Scieszinski
Assistant: Heather Atkinson              
San Diego Regional Office
8810 Rio San Diego Drive, Room 1154
San Diego, CA 92108
Phone: 619-400-5306/5307or 800-669-7079 (Voicemail 607)
Fax: 619-400-5308



Volunteer National Service Officers (VNSOs) are volunteers who complete the same training and qualifications as National Field Service Officers (NFSOs). These dedicated individuals volunteer their time and report directly to the appropriate NFSO serving blinded veterans in their local area.

Menlo Park, CA           

Area Covered: Menlo Park, California area

Felipe Flores
Blinded Veterans Association
Palo Alto Health Care System
Menlo Park Division
795 Willow Road (640/124)
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650-614-9997, Ext 24600
Fax: 650-614-9951




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