What is vocational rehabilitation and employment benefits?
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E), sometimes referred to as the Chapter 31 program, provides services to eligible Servicemembers and Veterans with service-connected disabilities to help them prepare for, obtain, and maintain suitable employment or achieve independence in daily living.
Does voc rehab affect VA disability?
Generally, any kind of employment or use of Voc Rehab for training will not result in a disability rating reduction.
Does voc rehab pay for online classes?
VA will only pay for classes that are applicable to your degree program. VA will only pay for remedial or developmental classes that are taken completely inside the classroom. VA considers hybrid and self-paced classes as online learning.
Can the VA take away my 100% disability?
Yes, the VA can take away a 100 permanent and total disability rating!
What does Chapter 35 benefits pay for?
Chapter 35 Benefit Description The DEA program provides up to 45 months of education and training benefits to eligible dependents of certain veterans. These benefits may be used for degree and certificate programs, apprenticeship, and on-the-job training.
Does Chapter 35 pay a stipend?
The program pays a monthly benefit stipend directly to the student and is based on the type of training and the number of credit hours being taken. Benefits are paid in arrears (after the training period). For example, a student receives payment for August at the beginning of September.
What is a monthly subsistence allowance?
The subsistence allowance is paid each month, and is based on the rate of attendance in a training program (full time, three quarter time, or half time), the number of dependents, and the type of training.
Does voc rehab pay the same as GI Bill?
In my mind, VA Voc Rehab wins out over the GI Bill for most veterans because it covers tuition, pays a stipend, and covers associated fees and funding for reasonable accommodations. Overall, the number of months a veteran can use under VA Voc Rehab is 48 months, period.
Do I have to disclose my VA disability?
9. Do I have to disclose an injury or illness that is not obvious during an interview or indicate on a job application that I have a disability? No. The ADA does not require you to disclose that you have any medical condition on a job application or during an interview.