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Winston-Salem Regional Office

 

Local Events and Happenings

Upcoming Events

VERA Appointment Scheduler

Visitors seeking assistance from the Regional Office Public Contact Team are encouraged to schedule a virtual or in-person appointment on the Visitor Engagement Reporting Application (VERA).

Please go to VERA - Home (force.com) to schedule an appointment. You will receive email confirmation of your appointment.

The Winston-Salem Regional Office continues adherence to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. The CDC recently issued updated guidance on community levels and prevention steps by county. Consistent with that guidance, masks are optional. People with symptoms, a positive test or exposure to someone with COVID-19 should continue to wear a mask.

Veterans may continue to interact with the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) virtually for accessing benefits information online or when filing a claim online. For claim-specific questions call 1-800-827-1000.


Virtual LGBTQ+ Outreach Symposium

Date and Time:
June 7, 2022 | 1-2:30 p.m. (EDT)

Location: WebEx Virtual Event

Outreach, Transition and Economic Development (OTED) will host a virtual LGBTQ+ Outreach Event. This symposium will feature representatives from VBA,VHA and the Minority Veterans of America. The primary focus of this collaborative effort is to focus on outreach and initiatives impacting the LGBTQ+ Veteran community. The primary focus of this collaborative effort is to focus on outreach efforts and initiatives impacting the LGBTQ+ Veteran community; such Inclusivity, Intersectionality and VA benefits and services knowledge. Guest speakers will educate and empower attendees regarding the LGBTQ+ Veteran community.

For more information, check out the EVENT FLYER, and pass the word.

LGBTQ+ Veteran Population & Advocate Groups/Organizations, VA Staff and Outreach Coordinators, National Association of County Veteran Service Officers (NACVSO), National Association State Department of Veterans Affairs (NASDVA) and Veteran Service Organizations (VSO) are encouraged to join the event by WebEx or by dialing 1-404-397-1596, access code 2760 261 1523.


The Veteran's Information Corner on
WDEX 1430 AM & WADE 1340 AM

Date and Time: Third Monday of the every month
9-9:15 a.m.

Location: WDEX 1430 AM in Monroe, NC and WADE 1340 AM in Wadesboro, NC

Winston-Salem Regional Office will discuss information regarding VA Benefits and Services.


Cycling Heals Vets Connect

Date & Time: 2nd Tuesday of each Month (rain or shine)
9-11:30 a.m.

Location: Salem Lake
815 Salem Lake Rd. Winston-Salem, NC

Wounded Warriors/Disabled Veterans, Veterans and the public are invited to join in at Salem Lake for a bike ride, jogging, walking, or fishing and the FELLOWSHIP. Hosted by Operation North State.

Expected Participants: Veterans, their families, and survivors


Salisbury Frontier Coffee Event

Date & Time: Every Tuesday | 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Postponed until further notice

Location: K&W Cafeteria
1925 Jake Alexander Blvd W. Salisbury, NC

Veterans Benefits Administration representatives will be available to assist Veterans with questions about VA benefits.

Expected Participants: Veterans, their families, and survivors


Winston-Salem Coffee Event

Date & Time: Every Wednesday | 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Postponed until further notice

Location: K&W Cafeteria
3169 Peter's Creek Pkwy. Winston-Salem, NC

Veterans Benefits Administration representatives will be available to assist Veterans with questions about VA benefits.

Expected Participants: Veterans, their families, and survivors


Statesville Coffee Event

Date & Time: 1st Tuesday of each Month | 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Postponed until further notice

Location: American Legion Post 65
2446 Salisbury Rd. Statesville, NC

Veterans Benefits Administration representatives will be available to assist Veterans with questions about VA benefits.

Expected Participants: Veterans, their families, and survivors


Statesville Coffee Event

Date & Time: 2nd and 4th Mondays of each Month | 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Postponed until further notice

Location: K&W Cafeteria
1175 Glenway Dr. Statesville, NC

Veterans Benefits Administration representatives will be available to assist Veterans with questions about VA benefits.

Expected Participants: Veterans, their families, and survivors


Cabarrus County Coffee Event

Date & Time: Every Wednesday | 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Postponed until further notice

Location: K&W Cafeteria
349 Copperfield Blvd NE. Concord, NC

Veterans Benefits Administration representatives will be available to assist Veterans with questions about VA benefits.

Expected Participants: Veterans, their families, and survivors


Inside Veterans Benefits

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.

Read VBA's response »

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 web site or read their flyer.

External Link Disclaimer: This page contains links that will take you outside of the Department of Veterans Affairs website. VA does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of the linked websites.


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

Winston-Salem Regional Office

251 N. Main St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27155
Monday-Thursday, 8am-4pm
Friday, 9am-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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