Monterey Veterans Affairs Department

Find Monterey 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.


Monterey Bay Veterans 32 Cannery Row Monterey CA 93940 831-646-8324


Vietnam Veterans Of California 40 Bonifacio Place Monterey CA 93940 831-375-1184

About Veterans Affairs Departments & Services

Monterey 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 Monterey, 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 Monterey.

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

Monterey 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 Monterey, California who have service-connected disabilities. In addition, the VBA offers counseling services, runs a housing program for veterans, Monterey 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, California

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) provides medical services and health care to veterans, including through 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 Monterey. 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 Monterey 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 Monterey veterans, service members, and their families. Vet Center counseling services include readjustment counseling, bereavement counseling, and military sexual trauma counseling.

Monterey VFW & AMVET Posts

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