Veterans Readiness & Employment and Microsoft/MSSA are hosting a Federal Virtual Hiring Fair Nov. 19 from 12-3 p.m. ET.
Over 30 top federal agencies expected.
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VA has extended the presumptive period to Dec. 31, 2026 for qualifying chronic disabilities rated 10% or more resulting from undiagnosed illnesses in Persian Gulf War Veterans.
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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.
Apply for and manage your VA benefits and healthcare by visiting va.gov.
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 interviews on the 3rd floor of The Federal Center located at 380 Westminster Street. Assistance is available for --- but not limited to --- Compensation, Pension and Survivor Benefit questions, and help with navigating the claims process. COVID-19 guidelines are being followed to include wearing masks, sanitizing surfaces and the use of plexi-glass shields. Visit us Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or at our location at the Providence VA Medical Center, 830 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence RI from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays only. For either location, you may call to set up an appointment: 401-223-3700.
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.