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COVID-19 Service Change: Offices closed to the public until further notice. Call Veteran's Affairs Canada through the My VAC Account secure messaging or by calling 1-866-522-2122.

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War Veterans Allowance (WVA)

417 Exeter Rd
London, ON
N6E 2Z3
Toll-Free: 1-866-522-2122
French: 1-866-522-2022
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Last Updated: Aug 29, 2023: Suggest an edit


Visit website for WVA application form and information

Eligibility / Target Population

Armed forces and Merchant Navy veterans of the Second World War or the Korean War * allied veterans of the Second World War or the Korean War who meet residency status * certain civilians who served during the Second World War * must meet income eligibility requirements




English ; French

Language Notes

French publications and website * French through the National Toll-Free number

Area Served

London, Brant, Essex, Huron, Middlesex, Oxford, Norfolk, and Perth


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Description of Services

Monthly financial assistance to help low-income Veterans, qualified civilians or their survivors meet their basic needs * surviving spouses, common-law partners or orphans can continue to receive War Veterans Allowance at the married rate for a period of one year from the date the Veteran passed away

WVA is a gateway to other Veterans Affairs programs and benefits
Last Updated: Aug 29, 2023: Suggest an edit