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Hartford Regional Office - In-Person Benefit Services Resume By Appointment Only
In-person benefit service appointments must be scheduled in advance. To schedule an appointment with a VA representative at the Hartford VA Regional Office, please call (860) 666-7342 during operating hours. Masks are required at all times within VA Newington Health Care Clinic, including during in-person service appointments.
The Hartford Regional Office will continue adherence to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines which requires the use of social distancing, face coverings, hand sanitizer and requiring sick individuals to stay at home.
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Contacting the Hartford Regional Office:
To schedule an appointment with a VA representative at the Hartford VA Regional Office, please call (860) 666-7342 during operating hours. Appointments are scheduled between 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday.
Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP) information:
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.
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.
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