The Waco VA Regional Office is located in Central Texas approximately 100 miles south of Dallas. The Waco Regional Office jurisdiction covers 164 counties extending from El Paso to Texarkana and Dalhart to Austin. The regional office serves a veteran population of approximately 920,000 with annual benefits payments totaling 1.6 billion dollars.
The Waco Regional Office supports a full range of VA benefit programs, including compensation, pension, and vocational rehabilitation and counseling. The regional office provides veterans assistance support at VA medical centers in Amarillo, Big Spring, Dallas, Temple, and Waco. Veterans assistance and vocational rehabilitation services are provided at the Dallas VA Office, Ft. Worth office, Tyler office, and at VA outpatient clinics in Austin, El Paso, Temple, and Lubbock. Vocational rehabilitation services are provided at the Fort Hood military base, and two Military Services Coordinator are also located at Fort Hood.
Waco is a Beta Test Center with computer-related technical support responsibilities to test new computer applications before release to the field.
The following service organizations are located at the Waco Regional Office:
- American Legion
- Disabled American Veterans
- Military Order of the Purple Heart
- Paralyzed Veterans of America
- Texas Veterans Commission
- Veterans of Foreign Wars