Tagged: Department of Veterans Affairs

Larry Stubblefield Associate Administrator, Office of Veterans Business Development (OVBD)

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) & Small Business Administration (SBA) Virtual Information Session: Explaining the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF)

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) & Small Business Administration (SBA) Virtual Information Session: Explaining the Restaurant Revitalization Fund  Date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. ET Location: Virtual session powered by Cisco Webex To register for this virtual session visit: https://veteransaffairs.webex.com/veteransaffairs/onstage/g.php?MTID=ea2911be5d8617b049cce8daf5d532ac9 REGISTER before you join the session Click Register located after “Event Status” or at the bottom of the page… Read more
Department of Veterans Affairs News

Navigating Beta.SAM.gov

SEATS STILL AVAILABLE – REGISTER TODAY Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Navigating Beta.SAM.gov REGISTER Wednesday, March 10, 2021 2 – 3 p.m. EST The General Services Administration manages federal acquisition and awards processes in ten online websites which are now being merged into one.… Read more

Virtual Vendor Fairs for the Arizona and New Mexico Areas

In order to ensure the safety of our veterans, contractors and customers due to COVID-19, the Department of Veterans Affairs is proud to present their 2021 Schedule of Virtual Vendor Fairs for the Arizona and New Mexico areas. The first two hours will include presentations by VHA contracting, logistics and other departments, in addition to SBA and PTACs , GSA,… Read more
FitBit Health Solutions - Veterans Affairs

VA, Fitbit help support Veteran health and wellness during COVID-19 pandemic

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today a new initiative with Fitbit that will provide eligible Veterans, caregivers and VA staff with access to Fitbit programs and services to help manage stress, improve sleep and increase physical activity during the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative will be focused on participants who currently use Fitbit devices. VA has… Read more
VA News Release

VA resumes in-person benefits services halted by the COVID-19 response

 WASHINGTON — The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today the reestablishment of in-person benefits services in select locations throughout the country.  Currently, there are 10 regional offices (RO) open to the public and more are expected to reopen in the coming weeks as reopening phases will vary by RO and local conditions.  “During the last few months, VA… Read more
COVID-19 Stimulus Package: (Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security "Cares" Act)

VA Expands Funding For At Risk Veterans

VA expands funding for emergency response for Veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness during COVID-19 pandemic WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced it is allocating an additional $400 million of its coronavirus relief funding to enhance the department’s emergency relief response for Veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness during the coronavirus pandemic. The… Read more
Suicide

President Trump releases PREVENTS roadmap, a nationwide plan for ending suicide among Veterans and all Americans

WASHINGTON – The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today the release of the President’s Roadmap to Empower Veterans and End a National Tragedy of Suicide (PREVENTS), an historic, nationwide plan to raise awareness about mental health, connect Veterans and others at risk of suicide to federal and local resources, and facilitate focused and coordinated research into suicide. The… Read more