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20092010 Voc-Rehab Subsistence Allowance Rates

According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, all veterans receiving Chapter 31 (Voc-Rehab) subsistence payments at the end of September 2009 will receive notification of the new rates including a copy of the rate table found below.

The VA pays benefits for education and training completed in the previous month, the first payment at the new rates will be reflected in the November 1, 2009 payment.

The following table reflects the new Voc-Rehab subsistence allowance rates that go into effect on October 1, 2009.

Type Training

Training Time

Without Dependents

With One Dependent

With Two Dependents

For Each
    Additional Dependent

Institutional*

Full-Time

$547.54

$679.18

$800.36

$58.34

 

Three-Quarter-Time

$411.41

$510.12

$598.38

$44.86

 

Half-Time

$275.28

$341.07

$400.92

$29.93

Farm Cooperative/
Apprenticeship/OJT

 

Full-Time

$478.73

$578.92

$667.21

$43.40

Extended Evaluation

Full-Time

$547.54

$679.18

$800.36

$58.34

 

Three-Quarter-Time

$411.41

$510.12

$598.38

$44.86

 

Half-Time

$275.28

$341.07

$400.92

$29.93

 

Quarter-time

$137.62

$170.55

$200.45

$14.93



Independent Living

Full-Time

$547.54

$679.18

$800.36

$58.34

 

Three-Quarter-Time

$411.41

$510.12

$598.38

$44.86

 

Half-Time

$275.28

$341.07

$400.92

$29.93

*Institutional training also includes unpaid or nominally paid OJT or work experience in a Federal, State, local, or Indian tribal government agency.

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