Vocational Rehabilitation

The Veterans Services Office has been moved to a new location!

The Wilkes County Veterans Services Office is located in the Wilkes County Agricultural Center located at:

 416 Executive Drive, Wilkesboro, NC 28697

We look forward to serving you at our new office!

A disabled veteran may receive employment assistance, self-employment assistance, training in a rehabilitation facility, college or other training. Severely disabled veterans may receive assistance to improve their ability to live independently.


Veterans and service members are eligible for vocational rehabilitation if they:
  1. Suffered a service connected disability or disabilities in active service and are receiving at least 20% compensation or would if not for receiving military retirement pay (veterans with a 10% disability may also be eligible if found to have a serious employment handicap)
  2. Were discharged or released under other than dishonorable conditions or are hospitalized awaiting separation for a service connected disability and need vocational rehabilitation to overcome an employment handicap caused by their service connected disability