Chapter 31

Chapter 31 — Vocational Rehabilitation

Tuition, fees, books, supplies and a monthly subsistence allowance is available for veterans who are ten percent or more service connected disabled. Veterans may contact the VA Outpatient Clinic in McAllen to apply for the program.

Benefits

  • Vocational Rehabilitation is a program which helps eligible disabled veterans get and keep lasting, suitable jobs. It also helps seriously disabled veterans achieve independence in daily living.
  • You may be eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation if you are rated 10% disabled, and you have a serious employment handicap.
  • VA will pay your training costs, such as tuition and fees, books, supplies, equipment, and, if needed, special services. While you are in training, VA will also pay you a monthly benefit to help with living expenses, called a subsistence allowance.
  • For more information go to Chapter 31 Benefits Chart