Our Veterans Service Representatives (VSR's) are thoroughly trained and accredited by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to represent you. Contra Costa County Veterans Service Office representatives are not employees of the federal government, they are county employees ready to assist you with any veterans claim.
They will assist you in securing the maximum benefits. Your representative will work closely with service officers from a veterans organization of your choice, such as:
California Department of Veterans Affairs
Disabled American Veterans
Military Order of the Purple Heart
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Veterans of Foreign Wars
.... and many other organizations that maintain staff at federal Veterans Affairs Regional Offices.
We can assist you with information and applications for:
Compensation for service related disabilities.
Pension for veterans with non-service connected disabilities.
Education benefits and vocational rehabilitation.
Medical treatment at VA Medical Centers
Home loan benefits
Government Life Insurance.
Pension for non-service related deaths.
Proceeds of government life insurance.
Military Survivor Benefits Plan (SBP).
California College Tuition Fee Waiver Program.
We can provide information and referral for:
Agent Orange programs.
Alcoholism and drug treatment programs.
State of California Veterans benefits.
Veterans home loans.
Outpatient medical and dental care.
Small Business Administration programs.
Employment and job search resources.
California College Tuition Fee Waiver Program
For dependents of deceased or disabled veterans.
Benefits - Fact Sheets
Some of the available Benefits.
Helpful Internet links
Federal Benefits Manual For Veterans and Dependents
This pamphlet describes the variety of federal benefits available to veterans and their dependents as of Jan. 1, 2012. Changes may occur during the year as a result of legislative or other requirements.The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) World Wide Web pages are updated throughout the year to present the most current information.The VA Home page contains links to sections on compensation and pension benefits, health care benefits, burial and memorial benefits, home loan guarantees and other information.
California Veterans Resource Book