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CalVet Advocacy and Assistance

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General Agency Information
Name: CalVet Advocacy and Assistance
Alternate Name(s): CalVet Advocacy/Assistance
Contact Information
Description: 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.
Programs: Incarcerated Veterans:
It is important justice-involved Veterans are familiar with what happens to VA benefits and benefits they are receiving, if they become incarcerated.

Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Veterans:
CalVet 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.

Minority Veterans:
Minority 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 service

On-Line California Veteran Registry:
The 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.

Women Veterans:
Welcome 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.
Languages other than English: None
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Not Applicable
Public Transportation: Not Available
Eligibility: Check website
Fees: See website
Areas Served: United States
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Advocacy
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Issues
Government Agencies
Military Personnel
This agency was last updated on April 14, 2020.