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The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) works to serve California veterans and their families. With nearly 1.8 million veterans living in the State, CalVet strives to ensure that its veterans of every era and their families get the state and federal benefits and services they have earned and deserve as a result of selfless and honorable military service. CalVet strives to serve veterans and their families with dignity and compassion and to help them achieve their highest quality of life.

Mission

To serve and honor all California veterans by connecting them and their families with their earned benefits through education, advocacy and direct services.

Vision

CalVet provides innovative leadership in veteran advocacy and veteran services in California and sets the national standard for connecting veterans and their families with the rights and benefits they have earned through their military service.

Goals

  1. Provide the highest quality care and services for our veterans and their families.
  2. Enhance operational effectiveness to maximize service to California veterans.
  3. Invest in our workforce to enhance services to veterans over the long term.
  4. Provide excellent customer service to our veterans, colleagues, and partners.

Learn about CalVet Executive Staff

Executive Staff Bios

Discover the Boards and Committees associated with CalVet

Boards and Committees

View CalVet and other veteran-related publications

Publications

Review the laws, regulations, and public records procedures that guide CalVet

Public Records
Laws and Regulations

Explore CalVet employment eligibility exams and job opportunities

Jobs/Exams

View veteran-related events statewide on the CalVet community calendar

Calendar of Events

Contact CalVet if you have questions or concerns

Contact Us

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