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Jun 6, 2022
Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), on behalf of the Office of the Governor, leads Texas’ efforts to carry out the National Strategy to Prevent Veteran Suicides (National Strategy). The Governor’s Challenge advances a public health approach to suicide prevention by bringing together…
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Mar 7, 2022
WASHINGTON — Graduates from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Women Veteran-Owned Small Business Initiative recently finished the VetBizLadyStart program, paving a way for their future in the federal marketplace. The inaugural 14-week program, completed in early February,…
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Feb 28, 2022
VA funding available to create technology helping eligible service members and Veterans adapt their homes WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has Specially Adapted Housing Assistive Technology grants available for fiscal year 2022 to develop new…
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Feb 15, 2022
The Department of Veterans Affairs is proposing changes to the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities (https://www.ecfr.gov/current/title-38/chapter-I/part-4) specifically pertaining to the respiratory, auditory and mental disorders body systems. The proposed updates to the rating schedule for…
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Feb 10, 2022
VA Pensions are available for qualified Surviving Spouses of Veterans. To apply for a VA Pension or to review qualifying war time periods, rates, or income and net worth information, see the links below. This episode is part of a weekly, video series that answers questions about VA Service-…
Dec 14, 2021
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs’ Caregiver Support Program is presenting a month-long series of virtual events and activities celebrating Veterans’ caregivers in recognition of National Family Caregivers Month. The observance is hosted by VA facilities nationwide with the intent…
Nov 10, 2021
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs updated regulations Nov. 10 governing the Supportive Services for Veteran Families grant program to provide a more effective subsidy to Veterans in high-cost rental markets and to increase the cap in general housing assistance available to the most…
Nov 8, 2021
WASHINGTON – The Department of Veteran Affairs recently partnered with the Daniel and Salvador Montoya Heroes Foundation to facilitate corporate hiring opportunities for Veterans and transitioning service members. The partnership, effective Sept. 15, also aims to educate corporate employers…
Oct 27, 2021
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has extended the presumptive period to Dec. 31, 2026 for qualifying chronic disabilities rated 10% or more resulting from undiagnosed illnesses in Persian Gulf War Veterans to ensure benefits established by Congress are fairly administered. If an…
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