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Our staff are qualified benefits specialists trained to help veterans and their family gain benefits they are entitled to. We provide counseling and referral services to individuals and their families and offer a complete referral service to provide veterans with accurate and current information on the entire range of issues associated with veterans’ benefits and entitlements. 

 

 

Incarcerated Veteranshttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Pages/Incarcerated-Veterans.aspxIncarcerated VeteransGP0|#6e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d;L0|#06e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d|State;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40;GP0|#4003dae8-93aa-4d97-9443-e5dadc04da41;L0|#04003dae8-93aa-4d97-9443-e5dadc04da41|CalVet;GP0|#c95f3d4d-6341-49c7-8b1b-33843ff9fe40;L0|#0c95f3d4d-6341-49c7-8b1b-33843ff9fe40|Federal;GP0|#33738d41-c6bb-48df-b262-9ea6c7e6cc5a;L0|#033738d41-c6bb-48df-b262-9ea6c7e6cc5a|CountyIt is important justice-involved Veterans are familiar with what happens to VA benefits and benefits they are receiving, if they become incarcerated.GP0|#4c05756c-027d-4a5a-812b-5c0319a8989d;L0|#04c05756c-027d-4a5a-812b-5c0319a8989d|Vet Courts / Incarceration;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#f5fd1077-c00e-46e5-8956-6343b29ab783
Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Veteranshttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/MinorityVets/Pages/LGBT.aspxLesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender (LGBT) VeteransGP0|#07fa9beb-6622-4b11-823f-ef34105cf5a9;L0|#007fa9beb-6622-4b11-823f-ef34105cf5a9|Non-Profit;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40;GP0|#4003dae8-93aa-4d97-9443-e5dadc04da41;L0|#04003dae8-93aa-4d97-9443-e5dadc04da41|CalVetCalVet is committed to ensuring all veterans have access to and receive the benefits they have earned without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability or sexual orientation. GP0|#8b0c38c4-f260-42d1-8c9b-c47f102bc38d;L0|#08b0c38c4-f260-42d1-8c9b-c47f102bc38d|Veteran Service Organizations;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#f5fd1077-c00e-46e5-8956-6343b29ab783;GP0|#dcb9b6b8-207c-45f7-bdeb-4e72ef349fc8;L0|#0dcb9b6b8-207c-45f7-bdeb-4e72ef349fc8|LGBT Veterans
Minority Veteranshttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/MinorityVetsMinority VeteransGP0|#4003dae8-93aa-4d97-9443-e5dadc04da41;L0|#04003dae8-93aa-4d97-9443-e5dadc04da41|CalVet;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40Minority Veterans Division promotes the use of VA benefits, programs, and services by minority and LGBT veterans. We advocate on behalf of minority and LGBT veterans by identifying gaps in services and making recommendations to improve services. GP0|#dcb9b6b8-207c-45f7-bdeb-4e72ef349fc8;L0|#0dcb9b6b8-207c-45f7-bdeb-4e72ef349fc8|LGBT Veterans;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#f5fd1077-c00e-46e5-8956-6343b29ab783;GP0|#877bb96a-377b-4521-87ad-f4491220ce9f;L0|#0877bb96a-377b-4521-87ad-f4491220ce9f|Women Veterans
Minority and Underrepresented Veteranshttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/calvet-programs/minority-veteransMinority and Underrepresented VeteransGP0|#4003dae8-93aa-4d97-9443-e5dadc04da41;L0|#04003dae8-93aa-4d97-9443-e5dadc04da41|CalVet;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40Minority Veterans Division promotes the use of VA benefits, programs, and services by minority and LGBT veterans. We advocate on behalf of minority and LGBT veterans by identifying gaps in services and making recommendations to improve services. GP0|#dcb9b6b8-207c-45f7-bdeb-4e72ef349fc8;L0|#0dcb9b6b8-207c-45f7-bdeb-4e72ef349fc8|LGBT Veterans;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#f5fd1077-c00e-46e5-8956-6343b29ab783;GP0|#877bb96a-377b-4521-87ad-f4491220ce9f;L0|#0877bb96a-377b-4521-87ad-f4491220ce9f|Women Veterans
On-Line California Veteran Registryhttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Pages/CVRRegister1.aspxOn-Line California Veteran RegistryGP0|#4003dae8-93aa-4d97-9443-e5dadc04da41;L0|#04003dae8-93aa-4d97-9443-e5dadc04da41|CalVet;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40;GP0|#6e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d;L0|#06e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d|StateThe California Veterans Registry is a permanent record of all California Veterans, past and present, who have served our nation since statehood was established in 1850. Each California veteran is entitled to the basic information. GP0|#f7cb3df7-cd31-4f9e-87f3-1a4a9d150c08;L0|#0f7cb3df7-cd31-4f9e-87f3-1a4a9d150c08|State Partner Benefits;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#f5fd1077-c00e-46e5-8956-6343b29ab783
Women Veteranshttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/WomenVetsWomen VeteransGP0|#4003dae8-93aa-4d97-9443-e5dadc04da41;L0|#04003dae8-93aa-4d97-9443-e5dadc04da41|CalVet;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40Welcome to the CalVet Women Veterans page! California is home to 185,269 women veterans. With California's women leading the nation in military service, it is imperative to acknowledge and address the needs of this growing demographic.GP0|#dcb9b6b8-207c-45f7-bdeb-4e72ef349fc8;L0|#0dcb9b6b8-207c-45f7-bdeb-4e72ef349fc8|LGBT Veterans;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#f5fd1077-c00e-46e5-8956-6343b29ab783;GP0|#bc9fff4b-842c-49d5-bf52-15deb5658e15;L0|#0bc9fff4b-842c-49d5-bf52-15deb5658e15|Sexual Assault/ Harassment/ MST;GP0|#877bb96a-377b-4521-87ad-f4491220ce9f;L0|#0877bb96a-377b-4521-87ad-f4491220ce9f|Women Veterans
Women Veteranshttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/calvet-programs/women-veteransWomen VeteransGP0|#4003dae8-93aa-4d97-9443-e5dadc04da41;L0|#04003dae8-93aa-4d97-9443-e5dadc04da41|CalVet;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40Welcome to the CalVet Women Veterans page! California is home to 185,269 women veterans. With California's women leading the nation in military service, it is imperative to acknowledge and address the needs of this growing demographic.GP0|#dcb9b6b8-207c-45f7-bdeb-4e72ef349fc8;L0|#0dcb9b6b8-207c-45f7-bdeb-4e72ef349fc8|LGBT Veterans;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#f5fd1077-c00e-46e5-8956-6343b29ab783;GP0|#bc9fff4b-842c-49d5-bf52-15deb5658e15;L0|#0bc9fff4b-842c-49d5-bf52-15deb5658e15|Sexual Assault/ Harassment/ MST;GP0|#877bb96a-377b-4521-87ad-f4491220ce9f;L0|#0877bb96a-377b-4521-87ad-f4491220ce9f|Women Veterans
CVSO Locationshttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Pages/CVSO-Locations.aspxCVSO LocationsGP0|#6e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d;L0|#06e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d|State;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40;GP0|#33738d41-c6bb-48df-b262-9ea6c7e6cc5a;L0|#033738d41-c6bb-48df-b262-9ea6c7e6cc5a|CountyCalifornia Veteran Service Officer locations by CountyGP0|#5348ac4e-0c21-4736-9630-e1025b5d0b1f;L0|#05348ac4e-0c21-4736-9630-e1025b5d0b1f|County Veteran Service Offices;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#f5fd1077-c00e-46e5-8956-6343b29ab783
California Vietnam Veterans Memorialhttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Pages/California-Vietnam-Veterans-Memorial.aspxCalifornia Vietnam Veterans MemorialGP0|#6e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d;L0|#06e7f5e81-85db-4da5-85e1-e7b79b33347d|State;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40This memorial lists the names of Californians in military service who made the ultimate sacrifice in the Vietnam Conflict. These 5657 names are inscribed on the California Vietnam Memorial in Sacramento. GP0|#f7cb3df7-cd31-4f9e-87f3-1a4a9d150c08;L0|#0f7cb3df7-cd31-4f9e-87f3-1a4a9d150c08|State Partner Benefits;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#f5fd1077-c00e-46e5-8956-6343b29ab783
County Veterans Service Officeshttps://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Pages/County-Veteran-Service-Organization.aspxCounty Veterans Service OfficesGP0|#33738d41-c6bb-48df-b262-9ea6c7e6cc5a;L0|#033738d41-c6bb-48df-b262-9ea6c7e6cc5a|County;GTSet|#fc10879e-9a72-41d9-97bf-50a6063a1d40In California, the County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO) plays a critical role in connecting veterans and their families with their services and benefits.GP0|#5348ac4e-0c21-4736-9630-e1025b5d0b1f;L0|#05348ac4e-0c21-4736-9630-e1025b5d0b1f|County Veteran Service Offices;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#f5fd1077-c00e-46e5-8956-6343b29ab783GP0|#26221c28-0909-4366-a7ce-c5a8c7555e87;L0|#026221c28-0909-4366-a7ce-c5a8c7555e87|VA Claims Information/Assistance;GTSet|#34f6d230-6ff6-4903-9782-a6834cfdb0e8;GPP|#96d0e00b-fd05-4a0b-a3c6-cdc3c1ff9426

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