Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Service – Chapter 31

Active Duty Service Members are eligible if they:

  • Expect to receive an honorable discharge upon separation from active duty
  • Obtain a memorandum rating of 20% or more from the VA
  • Apply for Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) VetSuccess services

Veterans are eligible if they:

  • Have received, or will receive, a discharge that is other than dishonorable
  • Have a service-connected disability rating of at least 10%, or a memorandum rating of 20% or more from the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)
  • Apply for Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) VetSuccess services

Basic period of Eligibility

The basic period of eligibility in which VR&E VetSuccess services may be used is 12 years from the latter of the following:

  • Date of separation from active military service, or
  • Date the veteran was first notified by VA of a service-connected disability rating.

New Legislation Affecting Pay

As of August 1, 2011 if you qualify for the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill (Chapter 33) you may be able to select to receive BAH rather than receive the standard substance allowance. For more information visit the Veteran Voc Rehab website.

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Homepage http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/index.htm  

Subsistence Allowance Table http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/sa.htm  

Portland Office Telephone: 503-412-4577

How to Apply
GPA and Course Requirements
Resources
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