Veterans Home of Lancaster
The William J. “Pete” Knight Veterans Home of California–Lancaster is located in the picturesque high-desert area of Southern California, just off the Antelope Valley Freeway (State Route 14), and only an hour’s drive north from the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. Lancaster boasts one of California's most abundant fields of the vibrant orange poppies that are California's state flower. Edwards Air Force Base, famous for its Space Shuttle landings, is located close by.
Completed in November 2009, the beautiful William J. “Pete” Knight Veterans Home of California–Lancaster is a 60-bed Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE), also known as assisted living.
All healthcare needs, meals, transportation and activities are provided by the William J. “Pete” Knight Veterans Home of California –Lancaster, in partnership with the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System.
The Home was named in honor and memory of the late Senator William J. “Pete” Knight, a former United States Air Force Colonel who spent 32 years in dedicated service to his country and flew more than 253 missions in Vietnam. He was also considered one of the Veterans Home’s strongest and most vocal advocates when he served in the California State Senate.
Lancaster and nearby Palmdale, California offer many cultural and educational opportunities for Veterans Home residents and their families to enjoy, including the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, the Aerospace Walk of Honor, the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve, the JetHawks Clear Channel Baseball Stadium, the Prime Desert Woodland Preserve, the Lancaster Center for the Performing Arts, lovely parks, shopping centers and movie theaters.
The veterans home provides California veterans with a living environment that protects their dignity and contributes to their feeling of self-reliance and self-worth.
Applying to the Veterans Home of Lancaster
Veterans desiring to be considered for residency are encouraged to review the basic admission requirements and complete an application form below.
Send your application to:
Veterans Home of California, Lancaster
45221 30th Street West
Lancaster, CA. 93536
Toll Free: 888-270-6030