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Indiana Department of Veterans' Affairs

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Quick Reference Sheet for State Benefits with Links to the Indiana Code click HERE

DRAFT Letters to accompany verified state benefits applications
CVSOs, the letters below are for you to downloade and add your information to such as printed name and office in the signature block. These letters should accompany the appropriate state benefit applications you verify eligibility for.

     USDVA "New Way" To file website  Posted March 26, 2015  
     PPT Slide deck from April 1st VARO Training and Conference call (this is in pdf format)
 

       VBMS Sorting and Compatability Inistructions for Internet Explorer 9

     VA Home Loan Center Web site
     Note: This is not a VA.GOV web site and the company is a private business with information on VA Home Loans associated with the USDVA home Loan Guaranty.
     The USDVA does not offer home loans.  the loans are provided by private lenders. The USDVA guarantees a portion of the loan, enabling the lender to provide the veteran with more favorable terms .
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          ANNUAL CVSO TRAINING SLIDES June 2015

STATE BENEFITS

APPEALS

D2D SEP Overview

INDIVIDUAL UNEMPLOYABILITY (IU)

PRESUMPTIVE CONDITIONS

SECONDARY CONDITIONS

PIV CARD INSTRUCTIONS

OPERATION S.A.V.E.

INTENT TO FILE FACT SHEET

CENTRALIZED MAIL FAXING SHEET

 Office of General Counsel (OGC) accreditation search      
        

  List of Indiana CVSOs as of April 20, 2015

 Instructions for American Legion Accreditation

American Legion Accreditation Application

Becoming Accredited through the NACVSO
Contacts and other information in the accreditation process are below.

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATLEY; Please send your Continuing Education Units (CEU) forms and NACVSO Accreditation requests to (610) 898-7408 (FAX).

For complete details on what your need to submit for accreditation visit the NACVSO web site at www.nacvso.org,  log in, and click on NSD & Accreditation link listed under Site Content.

The National Service Director (NSD) is Rich Dumancas
email: rdumancas@countyofberks.com 

Berks County VA
Attn: Rich Dumancas
726 Cherry Street
Reading, PA 19602


 For  Training Responsibility in Preparation of Claims (TRIP) Training review the chapters on this web page TRIP TRAINING . Once completed, email  kyle.e.schmidt@va.gov  with the date of completion, and county you work in to receive a TRIP training certificate.

Continuing Education Units Form  This must be completed by accredited CVSOs and submitted annually to maintain accreditation.

Reimbursement for accreditation training and computer/software/VetraSpec user account

  • Grant Application for reimbursement of CVSO Computer, software, or claims management user account ($1200 Maximum)

Handy Information and Links

USDVA Information Videos

USDVA Claims Reports

National Resource Directory

Service Officer Code of Ethics

 eBenefits 101

Federal Benefits for Veterans Dependents and Survivors 2013 Edition

County Recorders list for Indiana

Latest version of VA Form 526EZ

Search VA Forms Website

NATIONAL ARCHIVES WEB PAGE FOR VSOs

OEF OIF Honor Roll

CVSOs If you have something you would like to add to this section please email it to tdyke@dva.in.gov or mavincent@dva.in.gov

 IDVA Fax number: 317-232-7721