Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits for Unemployed Veterans

Attention Veteran Business Owners:

We are presenting a new series aimed at  helping educate both employers and job seekers about the various programs that specifically help unemployed veterans!

Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans with a service-connected disability who previously completed a VA vocational rehabilitation program and have exhausted their initial claim for unemployment benefits may qualify for another 12 months of VA vocational rehabilitation benefits.

* You must have previously completed a VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment program and been considered “rehabilitated.”

*You must apply within six months of using up your initial claim for unemployment benefits. You can still collect extended or emergency unemployment if you qualify for those benefits.

*You can apply now, but cannot start education or training until June 1, 2012.

*You must apply to VA by March 31, 2014.

There are several ways to apply or get more information about whether you qualify:

*Call VA at 1-800-827-1000 and ask to speak with Vocational Rehabilitation

*Click here  to get the VA Form:  http://www.vba.va.gov/pubs/forms/VBA-28-1900-ARE.pdf

*Click here to get  the VONAPP online Application:  https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits-portal/ebenefits.portal?_nfpb=true&_portlet.async=false&_pageLabel=ebenefits_myeb_vonapp1

*Click here to  fill out  (VONAPP) application go to: http://www.va.gov/

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