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Detroit Regional Office

 

Local Events and Happenings

Introducing VERA Appointment Scheduler

Visitors seeking assistance from the Detroit Regional Office Public Contact Team are encouraged to schedule a virtual or in-person appointment on the Visitor Engagement Reporting Application (VERA). VERA is a self-service portal which allows visitors to schedule, reschedule and cancel appointments.

Please follow this link VERA-Home (site.com) to schedule an appointment. You will receive email confirmation of your appointment.

 Virtual LGBTQ+ Veteran Outreach Symposium  

Date:  Thursday, June 8, 2023

Time:  1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (EST)

Location:  WebEx Virtual Event

Link: Click Here to Join the Symposium

Phone:  1-833-558-0712, Access Code: 276 071 79788

Featuring the Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) ACT.  This symposium will feature a Pride Month Keynote Address and presentations on accessing benefits, information on the PACT Act, inclusive healthcare, Character of Discharge, and other helpful resources available to LGBTQ+ Veterans.

PACT  Act Resource Fair

Date:  Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Time:  10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (EST)

Location:  American Legion Post 18, 700 Adams, Bay City, MI 48708

The purpose of the event is to learn about VA eligibility, enrollment, special exams, scheduling exams, and service-connected claims.

PACT  Act Resource Fair 

Date:  Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Time:  11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (EST)

Location:  Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1316 W. 3rd Street, Rogers City, MI 49779

The purpose of the event is to learn about VA eligibility, enrollment, special exams, scheduling exams, and service-connected claims.

PACT  Act Resource Fair 

Date:  Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Time:  11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (EST)

Location:  Veterans of Foreign Wars, 3685 SW Veterans Drive, Onaway, MI 49765

The purpose of the event is to learn about VA eligibility, enrollment, special exams, scheduling exams, and service-connected claims.


Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP)

On March 11, 2021, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched VRRAP for Veterans who have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Veterans participating in VRRAP can receive education and training for high-demand occupations, which is determined by the Commissioner of Labor Statistics. Veterans will receive up to 12 months of tuition and fees and a monthly housing allowance based on Post-9/11 GI Bill rates. To learn more about VRRAP and how to apply for the program, Veterans can visit www.va.gov. Veterans can also contact the Education Call Center at 888-442-4551 between 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. EST, Monday-Friday to speak with a VA education representative. 

Office Information

Detroit Regional Office

477 Michigan Ave.
Detroit, MI 48226
Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm

Announcement

Announcement

Some regional offices have re-opened with limited hours and services. We may be screening visitors due to COVID-19. For your safety and convenience we continue to offer help online and by phone.

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