San Mateo County CA Veterans Affairs Department

Find San Mateo County, California veterans affairs departments, or service organizations. Veterans affairs departments like the VA (Veterans Affairs), VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars), Amvets, and vet centers provide information and help with benefits, charities, insurance, disability, medical care, education, programs and compensation for veterans of the US Armed Forces.


San Mateo County Veterans Service Office 472 Harbor Boulevard Belmont CA 94002 650-802-6598


US Department of Veterans Affairs-Memphis Veteran Palo Alto Health Care System 795 Willow Road Menlo Park CA 94025 650-493-5000

Veterans of Foreign Wars 618 San Mateo Avenue San Bruno CA 94066 650-583-2819

About Veterans Affairs Departments & Services

San Mateo County Veteran Service Organizations provide support for veterans of the US Armed Forces through a number of government agencies and nonprofit organizations at the Federal, California State, and local San Mateo County, CA level. Veteran Services can include assistance with veteran benefits, support for veterans with disabilities, and access to insurance, medical care, and education benefits. At the Federal level, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides Veteran Services in San Mateo County.

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

San Mateo County VA Depts provides a number of services for America's veterans, including a range of veterans' benefits, medical care, and burial services. The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) provides education and vocational benefits such as the Montgomery GI Bill, pension services, and life insurance. It also issues disability compensation to veterans in San Mateo County, California who have service-connected disabilities. In addition, the VBA offers counseling services, runs a housing program for veterans, San Mateo County home loan programs, and offers life insurance to service members, veterans and their dependents who are unable to get insurance from private companies.

Veterans Health Administration in San Mateo County, California

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) provides medical services and health care to veterans, including through San Mateo County VA-run medical centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing home care units. The VHA also provides assistance to homeless veterans and care for veterans with disabilities in San Mateo County. Burial services for veterans are offered through the VA's National Cemetery Administration, which maintains national cemeteries for the burial of veterans and their family members.

VA Vet Centers

At the local San Mateo County level, the VA runs Vet Centers that provide a range of services to veterans, including employment assistance, counseling services, and assistance gaining access to VA benefits. These services are available to San Mateo County veterans, service members, and their families. Vet Center counseling services include readjustment counseling, bereavement counseling, and military sexual trauma counseling.

San Mateo County VFW & AMVET Posts

In addition to the VA, a number of private organizations provide Veteran Services in San Mateo County. The San Mateo County Veterans of Foreign Wars Posts (VFW) provides assistance with accessing VA services, offers grants to support veterans, and advocates for policies that help veterans. San Mateo County AMVETS Posts, or American Veterans, is an organization that advocates for veterans and provides services for veterans of the US Armed Forces.