Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 31)

Vocational Rehabilitation is designed to help service members and veterans who have service-related physical or mental disabilities. This program can help prepare you for a job and assist you in becoming fully productive and independent.

You may qualify for Chapter 31 if you meet the following criteria:

  • You have a combined 20 percent VA compensable disability rating as a result of active military service on or after September 16, 1940.
  • You have received or will receive a discharge or release from active duty under honorable conditions.
  • You need rehabilitation services because you have an employment handicap.
  • You meet the period of eligibility.