Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Programs
Vocational Rehabilitation – Chapter 31: The purpose of the VA vocational rehabilitation program is to provide appropriate training or education to service connected veterans enabling them to overcome employment handicaps which may be caused by their disability. A veteran must have a service connected disability of at least 10% disabling to qualify. Some of the different services and benefits provided by the VA, to those eligible for this program, include:
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- Evaluation of abilities and skills through extensive testing,
- Education and training to qualify the veteran for suitable employment,
- Financial assistance and any needed medical care during training.