Vocational Rehabilitation

A disabled veteran may receive employment assistance, self-employment assistance, rehabilitation facility, college or other training. Severely disabled veterans may receive to improve their ability to live independently.


Veterans and service members are eligible for vocational rehabilitation if they:
  • Suffered a service-connected disability or disabilities in active service and are receiving at least 20% compensation or would if not for receiving military retirement pay (veterans with a 10% disability may also be eligible if found to have a serious employment handicap)
  • Were discharged or released under other than dishonorable conditions and are hospitalized awaiting separation for a service-connected disability and need vocational rehabilitation to overcome an employment handicap caused by their service connected disability


  • Service Disabled Insurance – available for veterans with service-connected disabilities
  • Service Members Group Life Insurance – open to active duty members of the uniformed services.
  • Veterans’ Group Life Insurance – available to individuals released from active duty after August 1, 1974, and to reservists
  • Veterans’ Mortgage Life Insurance – provides mortgage life insurance for veterans granted specially adapted housing grants