The Winston-Salem Regional Office of the Veterans Benefits Administration will host a Veterans Experience Action Center (VEAC) at the Elk’s Lodge, 5102 Oleander Drive, Wilmington 28403. Participants will have the option to attend on April 25-26 from 9:00a to 3:00p and on April 27 from 9:00a to 2:00p. VA representatives and Veterans Service Officers will be available to assist in:
- Face-to-face explanation and assistance facilitating and expediting existing claims and appeals
- Filing new claims
- Providing information regarding benefit-related VA programs: VRE, education, home loans, insurance, education and burial benefits
- Counseling for bereavement, military sexual trauma, substance abuse and mental health screening
- Information about eligibility for Healthcare
Veterans will be assisted in order of arrival.
April 27 event – VVofA Flyer
On April 27, from 8:30am to 1:00pm, the Vietnam Veterans of America, the North Carolina State Council, the Buncombe County Veterans Council, and the Charles George VAMC are collaborating to host a townhall meeting to address the Aging Veteran: What Do You Need To Know Planning for the Future. Presentations will address healthcare, survivors’ benefit programs, burial, and wills. This event will be held at the Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, Asheville Campus, Ferguson Auditorium, 19 Tech Drive (off Victoria Road), Asheville, NC 28801. Registration begins at 8:30, with the formal program starting at 9:30am. Pastries, coffee, juice, and water will be served. For more information, contact email@example.com.