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Local Events and Happenings

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Columbia VR&E Opens Live Chat Line

A Live Chat Line is now available for all Veterans, Service Members, and Chapters
18, 35, and 36 beneficiaries interested or currently participating in the
Chapter 31 – Veteran Readiness & Employment
(formerly known as Chapter 31 - Voc Rehab) Program - Columbia, SC Only.

       WHEN:            Monday thru Thursday

TIME:               9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Join on your computer or mobile app

Link to Microsoft Teams
Join the meeting

Or call in (audio only) +1 803-647-2400

If unable to reach a VR&E Counselor, please leave a message (24/7).

Please call in or click the link and get connected to a live VR&E Counselor!
**Note:  If the Live Chat Line date falls on a federal holiday, the Live Chat Line will not be available.
Office Status

Office Information

Columbia Regional Office

6437 Garners Ferry Road
Columbia, SC 2920


Monday, 8am – 4pm
Tuesday, 8am – 4pm
Wednesday, 8:30am – 4pm
Thursday, 8am – 4pm
Friday, 8am – 4pm

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