Shafter Veteran Department in Shafter California

Address and phone number for Shafter Veteran Department, a Veterans Affairs Department, at California Avenue, Shafter CA.

Shafter Veteran Department
309 California Avenue, Shafter, California, 93263

About the Shafter Veteran Department

The Shafter Veteran Department, located in Shafter, 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 Shafter 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 Shafter.

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

Veterans in Shafter can contact Shafter Veteran Department 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.

Shafter VA Benefits

The VA in Shafter 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 Shafter veterans with service-related disabilities. Veterans can contact the Shafter Veteran Department for information about additional benefits, including the Kern County home loan program, veteran housing programs in Shafter, and life insurance for veterans and their dependents.

VA Vet Centers

In Kern 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 Shafter 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 Kern 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.

Shafter VFW & AMVET Posts

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

Contact the Shafter Veteran Department

You may contact the Shafter Veteran Department by calling 661-746-5001, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Shafter Veteran Department, 309 California Avenue, Shafter, California, 93263.

Map of Shafter Veteran Department in Shafter California

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