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Salt Lake City Regional Office


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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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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). Once you schedule your appointment, you'll receive an email confirmation.

Once you click on either the Schedule Virtual Appointment (Phone Call) or Schedule in-Person Appointment You will need to fill out the information and follow the prompts to schedule your appointment for Date and Time. You will receive email confirmation of your appointment.

NOTE: This is not for VA Medical Appointments. VA Medical Appointments can be made by dialing (801)582-1565. Press Option 2 to schedule an appointment or leave a message for your VA Medical Provider.  

Note: CDC Protocols and Mask Mandate are mandatory for in-person consultations.

PACT Act Awareness Open House

PACT Act Flyer

A new law called the PACT Act just expanded VA health care and benefits for millions of Veterans and their survivors. Do you have questions about the new health care or compensation benefits you may be entitled to? The VA has the answers!

Join the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and the VBA Regional Office for their PACT Act Awareness Open House. They’ll answer your PACT Act questions, help you enroll in VA care, help you apply for VA benefits, and more. It’s easy, just bring your DD214 and leave the rest to VA!

Wednesday, December 14, 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday & Friday, December 15-16, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday, December 17, 8:00 am – 4:00pm

George E. Wahlen VA Medical Center
Building 550 First Floor
500 Foothill Drive
Salt Lake City, Utah             

If you or your loved one served during the Vietnam War, Gulf War era, or post 9/11, your VA eligibility may have increased. All Veterans are invited to learn more about what VA offers and how to access these earned resources. If you know other Veterans or survivors who may be eligible, please share with them! Don’t wait. Get what you earned and apply today.

Learn more about the PACT Act and your benefits at

Virtual Former Prisoners of War (FPOW) Symposium - 12/14/2022


Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Time: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. (EDT)

Quick Join: Join the Virtual FPOW Symposium


Phone: 1-404-397-1596, Access Code 2762 919 7614

Audience: FPOW Veterans nationwide, Service members, family members, caregivers, survivors, VA staff and outreach coordinators, Veteran advocates, National Association of County Veteran Service Officers, National Association State Department of Veterans Affairs and Veteran Service Organizations.  

Center for Minority Veterans

The Center for Minority Veterans is VA's model for inter-and intra-agency co-operation, to ensure all veterans receive equal service regardless of race, origin, religion, or gender. We are process improvement-oriented and both internal and external customer-centric.

Points of contact are:

Damion M. Welch, MPVC Coordinator (primary)

James Brimley, MVPC Coordinator (secondary)

 Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP) 

On March 11, 2021, 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.

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 or read their flyer.

External Link Disclaimer: By clicking on the links above you will leave the Department of Veterans Affairs Website. VA does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of the linked websites.


Office Status

Office Information

Salt Lake City Regional Office

550 Foothill Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Monday - Friday



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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