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

Federal Building
11000 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
(800) 827-1000

www.facebook.com/VeteransAffairs

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
(213) 620-2755


CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN'S AFFAIRS

California Department of Veterans Affairs

1227 O Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(800) 952-5626

www.cdva.ca.gov

 
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
(818) 891-7711

 

Veteran Outreach Center Program

9737 Haskell Ave.
North Hills, CA 91343
(818) 892-9227

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.

www. vetcenter.va.gov 

 

West Los Angeles Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA 90073
(310) 478-3711

 

Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center

351 East Temple St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 253-2677

 

www.va.gov/healtheligibility

 

Hazardous Exposures

Dealing with veterans exposed to chemical, radiation, physical and environmental hazards during military service, possible health-related problems and VA benefits.

www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures 

 

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.

www.WarRelatedIllness.va.gov

 

CALL CENTERS

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

(800) 273-8255

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.

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/veterans

 

ORGANIZATIONS

American Legion

The American Legion is a patriotic, community service veterans’ organization with 3 million members, and nearly 16,000 posts world wide.

www.legion.org

 

Reseda, CA Post 308 

7338 CANBY AVE
Reseda, CA 91355
(818) 344-3800

www.calegion308.org 

 

Van Nuys, CA Post 193 

PO BOX 8406
Van Nuys, CA 91409
818-345-1365

 

 

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.

vfw.org

 

Post 11508 Chatsworth/Woodland Hills Post

8501 Lubao Ave
Winnetka CA, 91306
(818) 998--9227

 

Post 2805, All American West Valley Post

8107 Canoga Ave.
Canoga Park, 91304
(818) 882-2805

 

 EMPLOYMENT

California Employment Development Division (EDD)

(800) 300-5616

(866) 333-4606

www.edd.ca.gov

 

Van Nuys, North Sherman Oaks WorkSource Center

15400 Sherman Way, Suite 140
Van Nuys, CA 91406
(818) 781-2522

Service Level: Comprehensive employment and training services

 

Canoga Park WorkSource Center

Veteran Services

21010 Vanowen St.
Canoga Park, CA
(818) 596-4448

Veteran Representative: Albert Vieane

(818) 596-4462

 

Federal Jobs for Veterans

(202) 606-5090

Information about employment opportunities for Veterans in the Federal government, throughout various Federal agencies.

www.fedshirevets.gov

 

Vet Jobs

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.

www.vetjobs.com

 

WEBSITES 

Education Benefits for Veterans

(888) 442 4551

www.gibill.va.gov

 

www.oefoif.va.gov

This site provides information on benefits for Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans.

 

www.gulfwar.org

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.

 

www.vva.org

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.

 

www.va.gov/womenvet

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.

 

New Directions

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.

www.ndvets.org