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​California Wildfire Information for Veterans

 

  • Anyone seeking information on a family member who is a resident at the VHC-Yountville should call our patient information line at (707) 944-4700. 

  • If you have a CalVet Home Loan and were evacuated or experienced property loss, please contact York Field Services 24-hour hotline at (800) 626-1613 to begin the claim process.  The CalVet homeowner insurance also provides for temporary living expenses for evacuations; please call today. 

Local Assistance Centers

Local Assistance Centers are opening in the fire-affected communities this week. Governor Brown declared a state of emergency for Butte, Lake, Napa, Nevada, Mendocino, Orange, Solano, Sonoma, and Yuba counties. CalVet and county veteran service office staff will be on-hand to assist veterans with requesting replacement documents, seeking assistance and accessing benefits.

County

Location

Open Date

Hours

Lake County:

Clearlake Senior Community Center -3245 Bowers Ave, Clearlake

10/17-10/21

11 am – 7 pm daily

Yuba County

Yuba County Government Center 

915 8th Street,  Marysville

Oct 18-Oct. 20

10 am – 10 pm daily

Orange County

East Anaheim Gymnasium 8165 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road, Anaheim

10/13-10/20

10/13 9 am – 7 pm

10/14 9 am – 4 pm   

10/15 Closed 

10/16-10/20- 9 am – 7 pm

Sonoma County

Press Democrat Building 

427 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa

10/14-10/22

9 am – 7 pm daily

Butte County

Bangor Community Center

7500 Oro Bangor Hwy., Bangor

10/18 or 10/19

10 am – 4 pm

Nevada County

TBD

TBD

TBD

Napa County

2751 Napa Valley Corporate Drive Building B, Napa

Monday Oct. 16-TBD

9 am to 7 pm

Mendocino

1000 Hensley Creek Road (building number pending), Ukiah

Oct. 17

TBD

  

From the Northern California VA Medical Center:

All VA Northern California Health Care System clinics are open and operating as normal throughout the day. Some clinics are using alternate entrances and may redirect you with signs to another entrance in order to minimize the external air entering the clinic.  Please keep your appointments if you are able to safely do so. If you feel you need to postpone or cancel your appointment, please call 800-382-8387.  

From the San Francisco VA Medical Center:

Operation Updates for North Bay Fires – October 11, 2017: - Santa Rosa CBOC- closed through Friday, October 13. - Clearlake CBOC - open for walk-ins. Staff will be calling Veterans with appointments to reschedule. - Ukiah CBOC - open for walk-ins. Staff will be calling Veterans with appointments to reschedule. - Eureka CBOC - open for walk-ins. Staff will be calling Veterans with appointments to reschedule. VA shuttles will not be able to travel between the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the CBOCs on 10/11 or 10/12. We encourage Veterans with smoke-related symptoms to contact our Telephone Linked Care at (800) 733-0502.

 

Veterans who are affected by wildfires should contact their County Veteran Services Office for assistance with filing claims, replacing service-related and benefit documents, and receiving job placement assistance. Below is the status of CVSO offices in areas impacted by wildfires. A complete list of CVSOs with contact information is available here.

California County Veteran Service Office (CVSO) Status

Yuba County CVSO office is Open

(530) 749-6710 - 5730 Packard Ave. Suite 300, Marysville, CA  95901

 

Solano County CVSO office is Open

(707) 784-6590 - 675 Texas St.  Suite 4700, Fairfield,  CA  94533

CVSO staff are at the evacuation sites

 

Mendocino County CVSO office is Open

(707) 463-4226 - 405 Observatory Ave  P.O. Box 839, Ukiah,  CA  95482

 

Nevada County CVSO office is Open

(530) 273-3396 - 988 McCourtney Rd, Grass Valley, CA 95949

 

Lake County CVSO office is Open

(707) 263-2384 - 255 North Forbes Street, Lakeport, CA 94522

 

Napa County CVSO office is Open

(707) 253-6072 - 650 Imperial Way, Napa, CA 94559

CVSO staff are at the evacuation sites

 

Sonoma County CVSO office is Open

(707) 565-5960 - 3725 Westwind Blvd. Suite 101  P.O. Box 4059

Santa Rosa, CA 95402

CVSO staff are at the evacuation sites

 

Trinity CVSO office is Open

(530) 623-3975 - 109 Memorial Drive, Weaverville, CA 96093

CVSO staff are at the local assistance sites

 

Butte County CVSO office is Open

(530) 891-2759 - 2445 Carmichael Dr., Chico, CA 95928

CVSO staff are at the local assistance sites

 

Orange County CVSO office is Open

(714) 480-6555 - 1300 S Grand Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705

 

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​California Wildfire Information for Veterans