Veterans life insurance

VA Benefits Office for McClellan

The Little Rock Veterans Affairs Regional Office will open an office at the John L. McClellan VA Medical Center to assist eligible veterans, spouses and other recipients with benefit needs, beginning Sept. 1, the agency announced. Thursday.

The new Veterans Benefits satellite office will be in room 1C-151B at the John L. McClellan VA Medical Center, 4300 West Seventh St. in Little Rock. Hours of operation will be Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to noon and Thursdays from noon to 4 p.m.

VA regional offices provide financial and other assistance to veterans and their dependents. This includes disability awards, survivors’ benefits, pensions and trust services, education and training, vocational rehabilitation and employment assistance, life insurance coverage and home loan.

The main office of the Little Rock VA Regional Office — Building 111, 2200 Fort Roots Drive in North Little Rock — is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. A veterans helpline, (501) 370-3829, is available Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Visitor Statement Engagement App, an online tool, is available to schedule appointments with VA Benefits Advisors. More information is available at http://benefits.va.gov/benefits/ or (800) 827-1000.