Casework: How This Office Can Help
Senator Leahy's office can provide assistance to Vermonters who have questions about available federal resources and can help resolve problems with federal agencies. Here you will find information that may be useful to your unique case and information on how Senator Leahy can help you.
Please use the contact form to reach casework staff that will be happy to help you in any way they can.
For urgent or time-sensitive matters, please call the Burlington office at (802) 863-2525 or (800) 642-3193.
Due to separation of powers, Senator Leahy is unable to help with problems involving state or judicial agencies.
Department of Education
You can find general information about the Department of Education, along with the answers to more specific questions about financial aid, defaulted student loans, and loan cancellation at the Department of Education's website. The Student Aid Ombudsman is a good resource for people who are having trouble with their student loans.
Vermonters who are facing health care challenges have access to a variety of resources through the state and federal government. Read More »
If you are having problems with a Housing and Urban Development program or with your USDA Rural Housing Service home loan, please contact Senator Leahy’s office. You may also find these additional links helpful. Read More »
Senator Leahy can help provide you with answers to general immigration questions and assistance with the visa application process. Read More »
The process of filing state and federal taxes can be overwhelming and confusing. Click here for help finding information and where to get help. Read More »
The adoption of children from other countries involves the U.S. Department of State's Office of Children’s Issues (OCI) as well as the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The U.S. Department of State's OCI website can answer many of your questions about the adoption process in over 60 countries. USCIS provides additional information on the immigration process for foreign-born adopted children.
Medicare is a health insurance program for people age 65 or older, under age 65 with certain disabilities and any age with End-Stage Renal Disease. The Medicare website has useful information for Medicare beneficiaries or people with questions about Medicare.
Senator Leahy can assist both active duty and retired members of the military with a variety of issues ranging from health care to pay issues. Read More »
The Social Security Administration has useful information about retirement, disability, supplemental security income (SSI), survivor benefits, Medicare and international benefits. You can also apply for benefits online. Read More »
State and Community based resources are available to Vermonters who are struggling with economic hardship. Read More »
If you are planning a trip abroad, please be sure to check out this information on passport requirements, services for U.S. citizens abroad, as well as general travel tops. Read More »
Senator Leahy can help with pending claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs or with processing GI Bill education payments. Read More »
Workers' Compensation Program
The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs administers four major disability compensation programs which provide wage replacement benefits, medical treatment, vocational rehabilitation, and other benefits to federal workers or their dependents that are injured at work or acquire an occupational disease.