Alameda County Veterans Service in Oakland California

Address and phone number for Alameda County Veterans Service, a Veterans Affairs Department, at Foothill Boulevard, Oakland CA.


Name
Alameda County Veterans Service
Address
6955 Foothill Boulevard, Oakland, California, 94605
Phone
510-577-3547
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:30 AM-5:00 PM

About the Alameda County Veterans Service

The Alameda County Veterans Service, located in Oakland, CA, provides support for veterans of the US Armed Forces. Veteran Services connects veterans with several government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the federal, California state, and Oakland level. These services include veteran benefits assistance, services for veterans with disabilities, and information about medical care, insurance, and education benefits. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) also provides veteran services in Oakland.

You may contact Veterans Services for questions about:
  • Applying for military and veterans' benefits
  • Veterans Affairs Offices and Vet Centers
  • Alameda County VA Hospitals and health benefits
  • VA Burial services
  • Alameda County VFW and AMVETS posts
Applying for Veterans' Benefits

Veterans in Oakland can contact Alameda County Veterans Service for information about applying for veterans' benefits, including healthcare benefits, educational benefits, or health insurance. The office can answer questions about eligibility for benefits, including which benefits apply to the spouses and children of veterans. Veterans Services also helps veterans connect with other offices and organizations that provide veterans' benefits.

Oakland VA Benefits

The VA in Oakland offers benefits such as medical care, burial services, and disability compensation. The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) provides additional benefits, such as the Montgomery GI Bill, vocational benefits, life insurance, and pension services. The VBA also manages the disability compensation program for Oakland veterans with service-related disabilities. Veterans can contact the Alameda County Veterans Service for information about additional benefits, including the Alameda County home loan program, veteran housing programs in Oakland, and life insurance for veterans and their dependents.

VA Vet Centers

In Alameda County, the VA operates Vet Centers that offer services to veterans. These include employment assistance, VA benefit support, and counseling services. In addition to veterans, current service members, military spouses, and children qualify for Vet Center services, such as readjustment counseling, military sexual trauma counseling, and bereavement counseling. Veterans in Oakland can contact a VA Vet Center to learn more about these services.

California Veterans Health Administration Services

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) offers multiple programs in California, including medical services and healthcare. In Alameda County, the VA runs medical centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing home services. The VHA also offers assistance programs for homeless vets and veterans with disabilities. In addition, the VA manages the National Cemetery Administration, which provides burial services and assistance for veterans and their family members, including at national cemeteries.

Oakland VFW & AMVET Posts

Veterans can also contact Alameda County Veterans Service to connect with private organizations that offer Veteran Services in Oakland. For example, the Oakland Veterans of Foreign Wars Posts (VFW) helps veterans access VA services, provides grants to support veterans, and promotes policies to help veterans. The Alameda County AMVETS Posts, or American Veterans, also offers services for veterans of the US Armed Forces.

Contact the Alameda County Veterans Service

You may contact the Alameda County Veterans Service by calling 510-577-3547, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Alameda County Veterans Service, 6955 Foothill Boulevard, Oakland, California, 94605.


Map of Alameda County Veterans Service in Oakland California


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