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Veterans Resources


U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Access and manage your VA benefits and healthcare. 

Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents, and Survivors | U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Veterans of the United States armed forces may be eligible for a broad range of benefits and services provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). For the most accurate information, Veterans and family members should visit the websites provided within this publication as regulations, payments, and eligibility requirements are subject to change. 


Community Resources

UCSB Veterans and Military Services: Veterans and Military Services (VMS) at UCSB exists to support individuals in their transition to and through UCSB's academic community. No matter what assistance is needed - with navigating and receiving benefits, finding housing, or just support through the journey - VMS is the first stop as well as the strongest advocate on campus. VMS provides services and resources to all military-affiliated students at UCSB, including active/reserve and National Guard members, as well as spouses and dependents. 


Continuing Education Resources for Veterans: Through federal programs, state-level grants and scholarships, school-sponsored initiatives, and the work of various non-profit organizations, there are any number of opportunities for qualifying veterans to pursue and obtain a college degree. 


Veterans Services - God Jobs 3.0: Operation: GoodJobs 3.0 provides tools and resources to connect veterans to meaningful civilian work so they can give their families the financial stability they deserve. Clients work with a Veterans Service Coordinator, who helps guide program participants through the program and provide resources and assistance. Veterans Service Coordinator are veterans themselves and understand the unique challenges veterans might face when it comes to finding meaningful employment. 


Health and Wellness 


Veterans Groups and Associations 

Women Veterans 


Last Updated: Sep 11, 2019
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