Chapter 31 Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E)

Benefit Summary:

This program's primary function is to help veterans who have service-connected disabilities become suitably employed, maintain employment, or achieve independence in daily living. VA will provide the cost of all tuition, books, fees, equipment, and will also provide a monthly subsistence allowance during training.

To Qualify:

  • Veterans: ≥10% service-connected disability.
  • Active Duty: ≥20% VA disability memo.

To Apply:

Apply online at http://www.benefits.va.gov/vocrehab/index.asp

To Claim Benefits:

Please provide the VR&E counselor with this information:

Information for tuition voucher:

Champlain College
163 South Willard Street
PO Box 670
Burlington, VT 05402-0670
ATTN: Veteran and Military Services
p802-865-5778
f802-860-2775

Information for books and supplies voucher:

Champlain College Bookstore, Follett #366
371 Maple Street
Burlington VT 05401
fax:802-863-8957
(Manager is Susan Brown 802-863-8961)

28-1905 made out to Champlain College are not valid at the bookstore because the College and the Bookstore are separate business/billing entities

Additional Information:

Visit our What's Next page for more information regarding claiming your benefit.