Local Events and Happenings
*INDOOR EVENTS TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED*
Due to the current COVID-19 Delta Variant, all indoor Outreach events have been temporarily suspended. Updates for outdoor events are forthcoming.
Virtual Veterans 'Reach Out' Seminar
Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 1:00-3:00PM (EST) the Veterans Benefit Administration Outreach, Transition and Economic Development (OTED) will host a Virtual Veterans 'Reach Out' Seminar
The primary goals and objectives of this event is to 'reach out' to Veterans to provide proactive resources and upstream information. The seminar will concentrate on educating and empowering attendees with information regarding whole health & well-being, VA benefits & services, and resources available through Vet Centers.
Join on your computer or mobile app via WebEx: Click on the link in the flyer to join the meeting, or call-in (audio only) Phone: 1-404-397-1596 Access code: 2764 575 8982# Virtual Veterans 'Reach Out' Seminar flyer.
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Our Response to COVID-19
We appreciate your patience as we continue to work with you during this time of crisis.
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The Decision Is Yours!
Tell us how you prefer to be contacted by the Togus Regional Office by answering the questionnaire at the following link: Preferred Contact Questionnaire This questionnaire takes approximately two minutes to complete.
This information will help to guide future outreach efforts for the Togus Regional Office. All responses to this questionnaire are anonymous and will not be shared or used in any other way.
IN-PERSON OR VIDEO APPOINTMENTS:
To schedule an in-person appointment or a live video meeting, please call (207) 621-6938. Appointments are scheduled between 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
Togus Regional Office is pleased to announce the addition of live video sessions. VA Video Connect uses secure, live video technology to connect you and a Togus representative visually and audibly throughout the session. This service increases Togus' responsiveness to your needs, reduces your travel costs and time, and improves your access to benefits. For more details, please view this flyer.
CONTACTING VA OUTSIDE OF TOGUS:BY PHONE:
If a Veteran needs only to deliver claim related documentation and does not require an appointment, please use the VBA Drop Box located at the screening entrance to Building 205.
Please note Veterans can access information or ask questions about their benefits by calling:
Phone: 1-800-827-1000 or 1-800-MYVA411 (1-800-698-2411) ONLINE:
Veterans also have the option to check the status of a claim or appeal, view payment history, upload evidence to support a claim or appeal, file for a VA disability increase, or file a claim for compensation by visiting www.va.gov
and follow the instructions for "Direct Upload Tool". Veterans will be required to create an ID.me account.BY MAIL:
Department of Veterans AffairsClaims Intake Center
PO Box 4444
Janesville, WI 53547-4444
Department of Veteran AffairsVeteran Readiness & Employment (VR&E) Intake Center
PO Box 5210
Janesville, WI 53547-5210
Are you an Alaska Native Vietnam-era Veteran?
You may be entitled to a Native allotment selection, if you are an Alaska Native Vietnam Veteran who served between 1964 and 1971, AND have not received a Native allotment, OR are an heir to someone who meets the above criteria. For more information, visit the Bureau of Land Management web site or read their flyer
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