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Veterans' Affairs

Information on Emergency Payments for Veterans Awaiting Post-9/11 G.I. Bill Benefits

Veterans whose post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits have been delayed can receive emergency payments, up to $3,000, at the St. Petersburg VA Regional Office. Veterans visiting the St. Petersburg VA Regional Office should bring a government-issued photo ID and a course schedule. Veterans in need of transportation to the regional office can request free van service by calling their nearest VA medical center.

Veterans also can apply online at Payments applied for online will be issued within three work days of your request.

To help ensure the veterans in her district receive the benefits and care they have earned, Rep. Castor regularly holds roundtable discussions with veterans and veterans-related nonprofits to address challenges and maximize collaboration.