VA to award $4.5 million to help prevent and end Veteran homelessness in North Florida

VA to award $4.5 million to help prevent and end Veteran homelessness in North Florida

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it will award 5 community organizations totaling approximately $4.5 million under the Grant Per Diem (GPD) program. Community organizations are in Jacksonville, Gainesville, Tallahassee, Starke, Ocala, and Lake City.   The GPD Program provides funding to community organizations that provide transitional housing and supportive services for homeless Veterans, with the goal of helping homeless Veterans achieve residential stability, increase their skill levels…

How to Get Better Results when you call the VA.

How to Get Better Results when you call the VA.

Have a question about your claim? Often, your only option is to call the VA phone number.  It’s the toll-free number (1-800-827-1000) that we all love to hate. If you need to check you claim status please call the following numbers. Here are the list of numbers that we know it works. VA Manila Regional Office Landline Numbers: 02-8550-3888 / 02-9550-3888 ( Ask for admin side, then ask for claim…

VA resumes in-person C&P exams: What you need to know

VA resumes in-person C&P exams: What you need to know

The COVID-19 pandemic halted VA’s practice of in-person C&P exams. Now, in select locations across the country, these disability compensation and pension exams have resumed. Naturally, Veterans have been asking not only where we are conducting exams, but what they are and who is completing them. What is a C&P exam? For some Veterans, the C&P exam is a critical component of the VA disability claim process. Though not all Veterans need…

How to get US Phone Number using Google Voice.

How to get US Phone Number using Google Voice.

To create an account with ebenefits.va.gov and/or VA.gov account, you have to have a US phone number. To overcome this problem we suggest to use the free google voice account granted the you have a gmail account with google. With Google Voice, you get a free phone number for calls, text messages, and voicemail. You can use the apps on smartphones and computers, and you can link your number to…

Military and Overseas Citizens can Vote. Wherever they are.

Military and Overseas Citizens can Vote. Wherever they are.

Register and request your absentee ballot with the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA)   114 Days until the November 03 General Election   If you've already requested an absentee ballot but haven't received it yet, see your options.