VBS gets approval from VRE to move forward with Self-Employment Plan

The Office of Vocational Rehabilitation & Education (VRE) of the Veterans Administration has approved an extensive Self-Employment Rehabilitation Plan for Veterans Business Services (VBS). Through the support and guidance of an assigned vocational counselor, VBS has been able to secure training, equipment, and mentoring through the VA that support a self-employment plan which will help Disabled Veterans start a small business or franchise. VBS plans on providing business services to Veterans with disabilities for feasibility studies, business mentoring, and training on how to be successful with entering the franchise industry or start a small business. Through the collaborate efforts of VA, SBA,SCORE, SBDC’s, and the State of MD, VBS was able to develop and finalize its business plan which will now be implemented in 2013.