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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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VERA

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).Visitor Engagement Reporting Application (VERA) or use the camera on your smartphone to capture the QR code below to schedule an appointment. You will receive email confirmation of your 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 web site or read their flyer

Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRAAP)

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. 

Upcoming Events

LGBTQ+ Outreach Symposium
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.

Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Time:  11:00 – 12:30 p.m. (MDT)

Location:  WebEx Virtual Platform

Link:  https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/j.php?MTID=m382b68efb21fd3a0bbe5ea666f0d55c5

Phone:  1-404-397-1596, Access Code 2760 261 1523  

Expected Number of Attendees:  300+ Expected

Audience:  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).

 
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Office Status

Office Information

Boise Regional Office

444 W. Fort St.
Boise, ID 83702–4535
Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm

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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