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Veterans Resources

CalVet

CalVet - Learn about the state and federal benefits veterans are entitled to receive and how to claim them. Those benefits could compensate them for service-connected disability, allow them to begin or resume their college education, care for their health, train for or find employment, buy a home, live out their years with dignity and respect, and much more.

Homeless Veterans Outreach and Support | CalVet - Resources for veterans experiencing homelessness from the California Department of Veterans Affairs.

Housing & Supportive Services | CalVet - Case management, supportive services, permanent housing support services, and resources from the California Department of Veterans Affairs.

Women Veterans (CalVet) - The mission of the CalVet division for Women Veterans Affairs is to provide information, advocacy, outreach, and support to women veterans and their families.

 

Other Benefit Resources

 

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.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans can access and manage their VA benefits and healthcare with this resource.

 

Education

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.

 

Employment

 

JobNow - Brainfuse JobNow & VetNow features live online assistance, resume lab help, and wide range of academic tools to help job seekers and veterans reach their goals. Includes Live Veteran Navigators.

Veterans Services - Good 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.

Veterans' Employment-Related Assistance Program (VEAP) - In coordination with the California Workforce Development Board, the Employment Development Department funds organizations to offer services targeted to meet the veterans' unique needs and occupational goals with an emphasis on those who recently returned to civilian life. Agencies are tasked with preparing veterans for careers in a variety of high-demand fields.

VetNow - Brainfuse JobNow & VetNow features live online assistance, resume lab help, and wide range of academic tools to help job seekers and veterans reach their goals. Includes Live Veteran Navigators.

 

Finance

 

Military & Veterans - Financial Topics by Life Stage - Military members and veterans have lots of financial opportunities available to them but even still 3 in 4 service members (77%, more than the national population) have some financial worries, most commonly a lack of savings to cover retirement or other needs. This is a compilation of everything an active military member or veteran needs to know on financial literacy.

 

Health and Wellness

 

Agent Orange Exposure - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - The U.S. Military used Agent Orange to clear plants and trees during the Vietnam War. If a veteran served in Vietnam or in or near the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) during the Vietnam Era - or in certain related jobs -- they may have had contact with this herbicide. This referred to as presumption of contact.

Information for Veterans - California Department of Health Care Services - The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) Veterans Enhancement Project helps veterans who are receiving Medi-Cal services obtain veteran benefits they are entitled to. Veterans receiving Medi-Cal services may be eligible for these federal benefits.

Real Warriors*Real Battles*Real Strengths - The Real Warriors Campaign promotes a culture of support for psychological health by encouraging the military community to reach out for help whether coping with the daily stresses of military life, or concerns like depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Veterans Crisis Line - Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs -- Many of them are veterans themselves.

 

Housing

Homelessness Veterans - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs connects homeless and at-risk veterans with housing solutions, health care, community employment services, and other support.

 

Women Veterans

Safe Helpline (Department of Defense) - Sexual assault support for the Department of Defense community.

Women Vets On Point - Women Vets on Point supports women who have served by finding solutions for their unique needs. Women Vets On Point connect veterans and their family to the employment, housing, and other resources they need. They offer specialized mental health services for individuals and families, and they work to strengthen the bond between women veterans in their community.

 
Last Updated: Sep 29, 2021
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