Virtual Homeless and Justice-Involved Veteran Outreach Symposium March 30, from 12-3:30 p.m. (ET).
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Home Loans Eligibility
To qualify for a VA-guaranteed home loan, there are certain eligibility requirements for Servicemembers, Veterans, spouses, and other eligible beneficiaries.
Visitors seeking assistance from the Public Contact Team at the St. Petersburg 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 follow the link above to schedule the appointment. You will receive email confirmation of your appointment.
We appreciate your patience as we continue to work with you during this time of crisis.
Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP)
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.
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