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    Veteran Transition Assistance Programs

    Programs that provide guidance and information regarding benefits, services and outplacement assistance for active duty separtees and retirees and their family members returning to civilian life with the objective of making the transition as smooth and stress-free as possible. Services may include benefits counseling, employment search and placement assistance, relocation services, financial planning assistance, eligibility information regarding medical and dental insurance coverage and other forms of assistance to facilitate adjustment to civilian life. Special employment transition assistance includes certification of job skills and experience; information about applying active duty job skills and experience to private sector employment; information about geographic areas of relocation including the labor market and cost of living; identification and location of employment and training opportunities; instruction in resume preparation, job analysis and interview techniques; and information about loans and grants to facilitate acquisition of employment. Also included are programs that help National Guard and Reserve personnel who have been activated for deployment resolve issues pertaining to duty requirements and employment benefits.

    Veteran Employment Programs

     
    Programs that provide resume preparation assistance, career counseling, vocational assessment, job development, job training, job search, job placement and/or other services for unemployed veterans who need assistance re-entering the workforce. Veteran employment programs may be configured for recently separated veterans, homeless veterans, veterans with service-connected disabilities and other special populations or may be broadly available to veterans in general.

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    Veteran Employment Programs

     
    Programs that provide resume preparation assistance, career counseling, vocational assessment, job development, job training, job search, job placement and/or other services for unemployed veterans who need assistance re-entering the workforce. Veteran employment programs may be configured for recently separated veterans, homeless veterans, veterans with service-connected disabilities and other special populations or may be broadly available to veterans in general.

    Veteran Transition Assistance Programs

    Programs that provide guidance and information regarding benefits, services and outplacement assistance for active duty separtees and retirees and their family members returning to civilian life with the objective of making the transition as smooth and stress-free as possible. Services may include benefits counseling, employment search and placement assistance, relocation services, financial planning assistance, eligibility information regarding medical and dental insurance coverage and other forms of assistance to facilitate adjustment to civilian life. Special employment transition assistance includes certification of job skills and experience; information about applying active duty job skills and experience to private sector employment; information about geographic areas of relocation including the labor market and cost of living; identification and location of employment and training opportunities; instruction in resume preparation, job analysis and interview techniques; and information about loans and grants to facilitate acquisition of employment. Also included are programs that help National Guard and Reserve personnel who have been activated for deployment resolve issues pertaining to duty requirements and employment benefits.

  • Boots to Business (B2B) is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a training track within the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP). This fact sheet provides the details you need to know.

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  • Governor Terry McAuliffe today proposed a legislative package for the 2017 General Assembly session designed to ensure that returning service members and their families are provided every opportunity for success when they settle in the Commonwealth. The package includes initiatives created to encourage entrepreneurship among former service members and legislation that will streamline cooperation between civilian and military agencies to better respond to cases of child neglect. Additionally, following the JLARC report’s recommendations, the Virginia Veteran and Family Support Program will undergo comprehensive reforms so that it may better serve our men and women in uniform.

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  • The VA Accelerator is the only program of its kind designed to help Disabled Veterans launch their own company or expand their existing business. It was designed for Disabled Veterans who are in the Chapter 31 program. 

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  • Recognizing that transition from military service is not complete on the date of your discharge, Virginia Transition Assistance Program (VTAP) is designed to provide transition resources and assistance to Veterans who now call Virginia home. VTAP assists Transitioning Service Members and Veterans connect with resources and opportunities in employment, education and entrepreneurship here in Virginia.

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  • The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) program is authorized by Congress under Title 38, United States Code, Chapter 31.  It is sometimes referred to as the Chapter 31 program. The VR&E program assists Veterans with service-connected disabilities and an employment handicap and Servicemembers who are in the process of transitioning from military to civilian employment prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs. 

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