Veterans may be granted compensation for specific post-service medical conditions that arose because of their military service.
VA celebrates Solid Start's 2nd anniversary. The program seeks to connect with eligible Veterans after they leave the military to help them access benefits and services.
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Virtual Appointment Services Now Available:
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) 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.
Oakland VA Regional Office is back to 100% capacity serving our population by appointment
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 18, 2021
Oakland, California The Department of Veterans Affairs Oakland Regional Office is encouraging the public to take advantage of all opportunities to speak with a Veterans Benefits Administration counselor either over the phone or in person.
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New! Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP) for Educational Institutions
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.
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