New York/New Jersey VA Health Care Network
Veterans Resource Directory
Burial benefits include a gravesite in any of our 122 national cemeteries with available space, opening and closing of the grave, perpetual care, a Government headstone or marker, a burial flag, and a Presidential Memorial Certificate, at no cost to the family. Some veterans may also be eligible for Burial Allowances. Burial benefits available for spouses and dependents buried in a national cemetery include burial with the veteran, perpetual care, and the spouse or dependents name and date of birth and death will be inscribed on the veteran's headstone, at no cost to the family. To confirm eligibility for burial benefits, please contact a Veteran's Benefits Counselor at 1-800-827-1000.
Telephone: (800) 827-1000