Family Employment / TAP - VA Disability Benefits Review

Conducted by a VA accredited, Virginia Department of Veterans Services (VDVS) Veteran Services Representative (VSR), this three-hour workshop provides participants information on the VA disability claim process. This includes discussing laws that pertain to disability compensation, the VA’s responsibility to execute laws pertaining to Veteran’s benefits and entitlements, the role of Section 38 of the Code of Federal Regulations and how it applies to Veteran’s disability benefits, and claim development and submission. Participants will also get an overview of other VA benefits, as well as VDVS programs available to them upon transition. The workshop is open to all separating service members who wish to file a disability compensation claim. If participants have hard copy medical records, they should bring them to the workshop to provide to the VDVS VSR. The workshop is sponsored by the Virginia Department of Veterans Services and FFSC.