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HVRP Factsheet #9: Benefits & Employment Services for Veterans with Disabilities

by Molly Sullivan & Beth Keeton

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Introduction

There are a variety of benefit programs and employment
services available to veterans who experience a disability that play a critical role in making meaningful employment happen. In the process of pursuing employment it is important to identify the current benefits (cash benefits and health insurance) a veteran is utilizing, to plan out any changes that might occur once working, if any, and identify
special work rules those benefit programs may have that support work.

Additionally, there are several employment programs that assist veterans in securing and maintaining employment. These programs can provide crucial support in developing a plan for employment and accessing needed services and support. This paper provides an overview of the main employment services
and benefits available to veterans with disabilities.

This fact sheet covers the following topics:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Veteran's Pensions
  • Veteran's Disabiltity Compensation
  • Social Security Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Security Income
  • Vocational Rehabilitation And Employment
  • State Vocational Rehabilitation Programs
  • One-Stops

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