9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Deadline Approaching

Compensation Deadline

If you were diagnosed with prostate cancer, then you have until October 21, 2015 to register with the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). Prostate cancer was added to the list of 9/11 related cancers in October 2013.

This deadline only applies to 9/11 responders diagnosed with prostate cancer on or before October 21, 2013. If you were diagnosed with cancer after October 21, 2013, then you have within two years of your diagnosis to register.

To view all upcoming VCF deadlines, Click here

The VCF provides financial compensation for sick or injured 9/11 responders. By submitting a registration form, you are registering with the VCF as a potential claimant. Once you are registered with the VCF, you may begin the process of submitting a claim. All claims must be submitted by October 3, 2016.

To register online with the VCF, click here to create an account and fill out the registration form. You can view step by step enrollment instructions here.

For more information on the VCF, Click here or contact them at 1-855-885-1555.

If you have any questions contact the IAFF at safety@iaff.org.