VA’s enrollment verification requirement is expands to students attending Institutions of Higher Learning.
Veterans may be granted compensation for specific post-service medical conditions that arose because of their military service.
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.
Apply for and manage your VA benefits and healthcare by visiting va.gov.
If you need more help, call our MyVA411 main information line at 800-698-2411, select 0 (TTY: 711)
The Providence VA Regional Office has resumed in-person interviews on the 3rd floor of The Federal Center located at 380 Westminster Street. Assistance is available for --- but not limited to --- Compensation, Pension and Survivor Benefit questions, and help with navigating the claims process. COVID-19 guidelines are being followed to include wearing masks, sanitizing surfaces and the use of plexi-glass shields. Visit us Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or at our location at the Providence VA Medical Center, 830 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence RI from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays only. For either location, you may call to set up an appointment: 401-223-3700.
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 or read their flyer.