Direct loan program allows VA to provide funds directly to Native American Veterans living on tribal land to purchase or build a home.
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Service-Disabled Veterans’ Insurance is a life insurance option for Veterans who receive a service-connected disability rating from VA.
Visitors seeking assistance from the Public Contact Team at the VA San Juan Regional Office 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 go to VERA - Home (force.com) to schedule an appointment. You will receive email confirmation of your appointment. You will receive email confirmation of your appointment.
Veterans and beneficiaries can continue to interact with the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) virtually for accessing benefits information online or when filing a disability claim online. You may also obtain more information on VA benefits and services online at www.va.gov or you may call 800-827-1000 toll-free for assistance.
Enhanced COVID-19 (Coronavirus) screenings are now in place at all VA Healthcare System facilities. Please plan to arrive early at the facility in advance of your appointment to allow additional time for the screening process.
Veterans Hotline (VISN 8): 1-877-741-3400
Non-Veteran Hotline: Puerto Rico State Emergency Administration Coronavirus (Telemedicina PR Coronavirus) 787-999-6202
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.
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.