VETERAN'S BENEFITS & SERVICES
United States Department of Veteran Affairs (USDVA)
The USDVA provides education and vocational rehabilitation benefits, home loans, service-connected disability compensation, medical and dental care, burial benefits, readjustment counseling, and life insurance.
Los Angeles Regional Office
11000 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Veterans and their dependents may be eligible for benefits administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA). District office staff of the California Department of Veterans Affairs, assist veterans and their dependents in obtaining these benefits through the process of application and representation of claims.
Veterans Claims and Benefits Representation
Veterans Services Field Office
11000 Wilshire Blvd., Room 5203
Los Angeles, CA 90024
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN'S AFFAIRS
California Department of Veterans Affairs
1227 O Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
The California Department of Veteran Affairs provides aid and resources for:
- · Homeless veterans / Housing
- · Women Veterans
- · College fee waiver
- · Claims representation
- · Employment opportunities
LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES
Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center
16111 Plummer St.
North Hills, CA 91343
Veteran Outreach Center Program
9737 Haskell Ave.
North Hills, CA 91343
Providing a broad range of counseling, outreach, and referral services to eligible veterans and their family members in order to aid in a successful post-war adjustment.
West Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA 90073
Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center
351 East Temple St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Dealing with veterans exposed to chemical, radiation, physical and environmental hazards during military service, possible health-related problems and VA benefits.
War Related Illness and Injury Study Center (WRIISC)
The WRIISC is a National VA Post-Deployment Health Resource that focuses on the post deployment health concerns and unique health care needs of Veterans while developing and providing post-deployment health expertise to Veterans and their health care providers through clinical programs, research, education, and risk communication.
Vet Combat Call Center
(877) WAR-VETS (927-8387)
24 hour confidential call center were combat veterans and their families can call to talk about their military experience or any other issue they are facing in their readjustment to civilian Life.
Vet Crisis Line
Toll free, confidential resource that connects Veterans in crisis, as well as their loved ones, with qualified, caring VA responders, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The American Legion is a patriotic, community service veterans’ organization with 3 million members, and nearly 16,000 posts world wide.
Reseda, CA Post 308
7338 CANBY AVE
Reseda, CA 91355
Van Nuys, CA Post 193
PO BOX 8406
Van Nuys, CA 91409
Veterans of Foreign Wars
The VFW is a congressionally chartered war veterans organization which aims to ensure that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country.
Post 11508 Chatsworth/Woodland Hills Post
8501 Lubao Ave
Winnetka CA, 91306
Post 2805, All American West Valley Post
8107 Canoga Ave.
Canoga Park, 91304
California Employment Development Division (EDD)
Van Nuys, North Sherman Oaks WorkSource Center
15400 Sherman Way, Suite 140
Van Nuys, CA 91406
Service Level: Comprehensive employment and training services
Canoga Park WorkSource Center
21010 Vanowen St.
Canoga Park, CA
Veteran Representative: Albert Vieane
Federal Jobs for Veterans
Information about employment opportunities for Veterans in the Federal government, throughout various Federal agencies.
VetJobs makes it easy for employers to reach and employ all the members of the military community by providing the tools necessary to make job searching easy for veterans and translating the military experience to civilian equivalents easier for employers.
Education Benefits for Veterans
(888) 442 4551
This site provides information on benefits for Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans.
The Gulf war Veterans’ Resources Pages provide news to Gulf War Veterans, advice to organizations supporting Veterans, and information and links designed to help veterans cope with Gulf War Syndrome.
The Vietnam Veterans of America is a national Vietnam veterans organization congressionally chartered and exclusively dedicated to Vietnam-era veterans and their families. The VVA's goals are to promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam veterans, to create a new identity for this generation of veterans, and to change public perception of Vietnam veterans.
The Center for Women Veterans monitor and coordinate VA’s administration of health care and benefits services, and programs for women Veterans, and serves as an advocate for a cultural transformation in recognizing the service and contributions of women Veterans and women in the military.
The mission of New Directions is to assist veterans in becoming healthy, sober, and self-sufficient, through a wide array of services, including housing for homeless veterans.