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DC Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs – January Monthly Events

The Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs is kicking off 2018 with a new monthly events calendar.  They will be sending this calendar out the first week of every month.


VA Disability Claims Assistance

Do you need help filing your VA Disability Claim?  If you answered yes – the DC Mayor’s Office of Veteran Affairs will be hosting a Department Service Officer every week to assist D.C. Veterans obtain the benefits they have earned as a result of their service.

Helpful Documents:

  • DD-214
  • Military medical records
  • Relevant private sector medical records
  • Statements from family or friends supporting your claims

Time and Date:

Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Scheduling:

You can schedule an appointment by calling our office at 202-724-5454.  You can also walk-in on the days the counselor has office hours. Please note, however, appointments will be seen before walk-ins and space is limited.

 


D.C. Vocational Rehabilitation For Disabled Veterans

The District of Columbia Department of Disability Services has partnered with the Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs to provide dedicated vocational rehabilitation assistance to our veteran community. This program is separate and apart from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ vocational rehabilitation program.  If you have been denied or are currently using the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ program, you may still be eligible for District assistance.  Come speak with one of our counselors!

Time and Date:

Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Scheduling:

You can schedule an appointment by calling our office at 202-724-5454.  You can also walk-in on the days the counselor has office hours. Please note, however, appointments will be seen before walk-ins and space is limited.

 


DC Veteran Business Stakeholder Meeting

The DC Mayor’s Office of Veteran’s Affairs is partnering with the DC Department of Small & Local Business Development to launch a monthly Veterans’ Business Stakeholders group. The aim of this group is to build a strengthen support for our local Veteran Business community through government and community supports. Overall, DSLBD is exploring the creation of a DC Veterans’ Business Center.

Time and Date:

Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Location:

441 4th Street Northwest
Room 805S (Room Subject to Change & Notice Will be Posted in Advance)
Washington, DC 20001

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 

 


Advisory Board Meeting

The Advisory Board serves as an advisory body to the Mayor, the Mayor’s Office of Boards and Commissions, the Office of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Employment Services, the Department of Health, the Department of Human Services, and other District government departments, agencies, and offices on all matters pertaining to Veterans in the District of Columbia  All meetings are open to the public – please come out and join us!

Time and Date:

Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Location:

441 4th Street, Northwest
Conference Room 1114
Washington, DC 20001

Call In Information:

Dial in: 712-451-0862
Passcode: 821260

 


Veteran Round Table

The Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs will be holding two round table discussions every month.  If you are a D.C. Veteran with some ideas about how we can help our community, come out and join us!

Time and Date:

Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Location:

441 4th Street, NW, Suite 870 North
MOVA Conference Room
Washington, DC 20001

If you would like to participate, just give us a call at 202-724-5454!

 


LGBTQ Veterans Round Table 

Join us for a discussion of the issues and concerns that surround the LGBTQ veteran and active duty military community of Washington, DC. This is a chance for community partners, VSOs, our office, and veterans to come together and work on solving problems and creating conversations.

Time and Date:

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Location:

441 4th Street, NW
Conference Room 1114
Washington, DC 20001

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 

 


The VETTYS

JANUARY 20, 2018 | THE MAYFLOWER HOTEL | WASHINGTON, D.C. 3RD ANNUAL VETERANS AWARDS

In 2015, the Academy of United States Veterans established an annual event at which it presented and recognized the most impactful entities that contribute to the well-being of the Veterans community. The Veterans Awards is an annual event celebrating awards conferred by the Academy’s voting members. The 3rd Annual Veterans Awards (VETTYS) ceremony will be held on January 20, 2018, at the prestigious Mayflower Hotel.

The VETTYS will be presented in reflection of the recipients’ work in 2017. The nominees must exemplify consistency, extraordinary quality of public service, exemplary advocacy efforts, demonstrate exceptional contribution or outstanding service to the Veterans’ community.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

 


Click Here To Sign Up For News From The Mayor’s Office Of Veterans Affairs

Director Ely S. Ross

202-724-5454

www.ova.dc.gov

 

 

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