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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.


Serve California’s veterans and their families.


Be the state’s leading advocate and resource so veterans can achieve the highest quality of life.


  • Increase the accessibility and utilization of benefits and services through advocacy and education.
  • Provide the highest quality of CalVet-sponsored care and services to veterans and their families.
  • Make CalVet an employer of choice by investing in the development of our employees.
  • Provide premier long-term care with fiscal efficiencies.


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


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

Public Records
Laws and Regulations

Explore CalVet employment eligibility exams and job opportunities


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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