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2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), portrayed in an illustration created at the CDC. ALISSA ECKERT, MS; DAN HIGGINS, MAMOur Response to COVID-19

We appreciate your patience as we continue to work with you during this time of crisis.

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New! VBA Virtual Veterans Day Symposium - November 9, 2021

To highlight November as Veterans Month, Outreach, Transition and Economic Development (OTED) will host a VBA Virtual Veterans Day Symposium on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 1:00 PM EST.

This informative and educational event will allow Veterans nationwide the opportunity to learn about resources that are available to them.  The event will feature speakers from VA's Center for Women Veterans, Center for Minority Veterans, and Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, as well as VHA's Mental Health Services.  The symposium will also highlight Veteran resources, community resources, and showcase the website for the attendees.

Event Name: VBA Virtual Veterans Day Symposium
Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Time: 1:00 - 3:30p.m. (EST)
Location: WebEx Virtual Event
Link: Click here to join the meeting
Phone: 1-404-397-1596, access code 2763 936 4325
Audience: VA staff and Veterans nationwide

Here is a link to the flyer.

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  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.

Access and Manage Your VA Benefits and Healthcare

Apply for and manage your VA benefits and healthcare by visiting
If you need more help, call our MyVA411 main information line at 800-698-2411, select 0 (TTY: 711)

The Providence VA Regional Office Has Resumed In-Person Visits

The Providence VA Regional Office has resumed in-person interviews on the 3rd floor of The Federal Center located at 380 Westminster Street.  Please use the Providence VA Regional Office Online Scheduler anytime, day or night, to book an appointment with a Regional Office benefits representative.  Assistance is available for --- but not limited to --- Compensation, Pension and Survivor Benefit questions, and help with navigating the claims process.
Visit the site here to book an appointment. 

Or. call us at 401-223-3700 to book an appointment.

Are you an Alaska Native Vietnam-era Veteran?

You may be entitled to a Native allotment selection if you are an Alaska Native Vietnam Veteran who served between 1964 and 1971, AND have not received a Native allotment, OR are an heir to someone who meets the above criteria.  For more information, visit the Bureau of Land Management or read their flyer.

External Link Disclaimer:
By clicking on the links above you will leave the Department of Veterans Affairs Website. VA does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of the linked websites.

Office Information

Providence Regional Office

380 Westminster St.
Providence, RI 02903
Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm



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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