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Detroit Regional Office


Local Events and Happenings

Introducing VERA Appointment Scheduler

Visitors seeking assistance from the Detroit Regional Office Public Contact Team are encouraged to schedule a virtual or in-person appointment on the Visitor Engagement Reporting Application (VERA). VERA is a self-service portal which allows visitors to schedule, reschedule and cancel appointments.

Please follow this link VERA-Home ( to schedule an appointment. You will receive email confirmation of your appointment.

For your safety and convenience, we continue to offer help online and by phone.


Michigan Veterans Experience Action Center (VEAC)  

Date:  Tuesday, October 4,2022, Wednesday, October 5, 2022 and Thursday, October 6, 2022

Time:  10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (ET) (You must register for an appointment at the link below)

Location:  Virtual  - At the time of your appointment, a Veteran Service Officer will call you on the number you provide during registration to kick off your appointment.

Link:  Register for the Michigan VEAC today!  Space is limited and appointments are scheduled on first come, first served basis.

Are you looking to get a status on your claim? Sign up for VA health care?

Whatever it is, VA and our partners are here to help. Schedule an appointment to speak directly with us and get dedicated one-on-one service!

During the VEAC, Veteran Service Officers, VA experts, and community partners all come together to help YOU obtain the benefits and services you have earned! At the time of your appointment, a Veteran Service Officer will call you on the number you provide during registration to kick off your appointment.

 The list of services available includes:

  • VA Claims and Appeals Filing and Status Updates
  • VA Healthcare Eligibility and Enrollment
  • VA and Michigan State Veterans Benefits
  • Family Member, Caregiver, and Survivor Benefits and Services
  • Community Services & Peer-to-Peer Networking Referral
  • Education, Employment, and Pro Bono Legal Referral

Have questions about the event? There will be a live Q&A chat available on Thursday September 15th, 2022 at the following link:
VetXL link: VA Special Event Forum - Together we Served Veteran Database and Search Engine

*Note: you must have a VetXL account to post questions. You may ask questions ahead of the event date.

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. 

Office Information

Detroit Regional Office

477 Michigan Ave.
Detroit, MI 48226
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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