United States Department of Labor
Veteran Benefits Assistance
200 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20210-0002
Distance: 392 Miles
Program that helps veterans understand and obtain benefits they are entitled to by law.
Help can cover topics such as:
* Eligibility requirements
* Payment processes
* Beneficiary rights
* Certificate/forms assistance
* Consultation and advice
* Advocacy and legal assistance to make sure benefits are obtained
The National Resource Directory (NRD) is a website that connects wounded service members, veterans, their families and caregivers to programs and services that support them.
It provides access to services and resources that support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration.
Visitors can find information on topics including
* Benefits and compensation
* Education and training
* Family and caregiver support
* Homeless assistance
* Military adaptive sports program
* Other services and resources
* Transportation and travel
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|Veterans' Employment & Training Services||(866) 237-0275|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
- Advocacy - Women's Bureau
- Career Development - Employment and Training Administration
- Employment Support for Veterans - Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS)
- Family Medical Leave Act
- Financial Management Education
- Information and Support - Health Benefits and COBRA
- Legal Education and Information - Workers and Small Businesses
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FT-1000.9000Veteran Benefits Assistance Definition
Programs that provide assistance for veterans who are having difficulty understanding and/or obtaining the full benefits and services to which they are entitled by law based on service to their country. The programs may help veterans understand the eligibility criteria for benefits, the benefits provided by the program, the payment process and the rights of beneficiaries; provide consultation and advice; help them complete benefits application forms; negotiate on their behalf with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs staff; and/or represent them in administrative processes or judicial litigation. Included are Veteran Services Officers (VSOs) who are trained and accredited by the Veteran's Administration (VA) and can be found in offices specific to each state, the county courthouse, the local VA office and local veteran's rights organizations; as well as legal aid programs that offer more formalized legal assistance.
HL-8000.1800-900Veteran Education Benefits Definition
Programs administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or other organizations that provide educational financial assistance for veterans and service personnel and their eligible dependents. Veterans and service personnel who served on active duty between January 31, 1955 and January 1, 1977 for specified periods of time are eligible for a variety of education benefits under the GI Bill including a stipend for tuition assistance at approved educational institutions. Veterans and service personnel who entered active duty after January 1, 1977 may participate in a voluntary contributory plan in which the individual's savings for a future education are administered and augmented by the government. Partial educational assistance is also available to the survivors of deceased or disabled veterans whose death or permanent and total disability was service-connected; and to the spouses and children of servicemen and women who have been listed for more than 90 days as missing in action, captured in the line of duty or forcibly detained by a foreign power.
ND-6500.9200Veteran Employment Programs Definition
Programs that provide resume preparation assistance, career counseling, vocational assessment, job development, job training, job search, job placement and/or other services for unemployed veterans who need assistance re-entering the workforce. Programs for homeless veterans may also provide supportive services such as clothing; access to temporary, transitional and permanent housing; referrals for medical and substance abuse treatment; and transportation assistance. Veteran employment programs may be configured for recently separated veterans, homeless veterans, veterans with service-connected disabilities and other special populations or may be broadly available to veterans in general.
TJ-1800.3300Internet Information Resources Definition
Information that is available to people with personal computers equipped with Internet connections and the appropriate software.
TJ-3200.2500-200Federal Government Information Services Definition
Programs that provide information about U.S. government offices and services that interested individuals can access on a website or in person, or by telephone, email, chat, text or other communication channel. In some cases, assistance is available to help identify and locate an appropriate office.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YJ-2050Families of Military Personnel/Veterans Definition
The parents, children or spouses of people who are on active duty with one of the branches of the armed forces, who have retired from the armed forces following a military career, or who have been honorably discharged as veterans of military service. Included are families of deceased veterans.
YN-0500Active Military Definition
The enlisted men, women and officers who are currently serving in one of the branches of the armed forces.
Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who, by length and type of services, honorable discharge or release or degree of disability, qualify for the benefits and privileges that are provided by law for ex-servicemen and women.