Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits-Chapter 31
The Vocational Rehabilitation program is a program designed to assist veterans with service connected disabilities; to overcome employment handicaps, and to maintain suitable employment.
You May Be Eligible for VA Vocational Rehabilitation If:
- You served on or after September 16, 1940;
- You have been rated with a 10% service-connected disability;
- You need Vocational Rehabilitation to overcome an employment handicap;
- You have been approved for Vocational Rehabilitation program after applying.
Educational Benefits for Training
Once you have been approved by the VA as eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation, please contact the VA office at the CNM Financial Aid office.
VA will pay for tuition and fees, required books, and expendable supplies each term while approved for training. VA will also provide a monthly subsistence to help with living expenses.
How to Apply for Vocational Rehabilitation
You can apply by filling out VA Form 28-1900, and mail it to:
Department of Veterans Affairs
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
500 Gold Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
You can also apply online at http://vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp .
For more information please call (505) 224-3090 or the VA Toll-Free at 1-800-827-1000.