Veterans of Foreign Wars in Ridgecrest, California

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Veterans of Foreign Wars Details

Address and Phone Number for Veterans of Foreign Wars, a Veterans Affairs Department, at North Alvord Street, Ridgecrest CA.

Name
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Address
117 North Alvord Street
Ridgecrest, California, 93555
Phone
760-375-4084

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About the Veterans of Foreign Wars

The Veterans of Foreign Wars, located in Ridgecrest, 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 Ridgecrest 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 Ridgecrest.

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 Ridgecrest can contact Veterans of Foreign Wars 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.

Ridgecrest VA Benefits

The VA in Ridgecrest 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 Ridgecrest veterans with service-related disabilities. Veterans can contact the Veterans of Foreign Wars for information about additional benefits, including the Kern County home loan program, veteran housing programs in Ridgecrest, 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 Ridgecrest 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.

Ridgecrest VFW & AMVET Posts

Veterans can also contact Veterans of Foreign Wars to connect with private organizations that offer Veteran Services in Ridgecrest. For example, the Ridgecrest 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 Veterans of Foreign Wars

You may contact the Veterans of Foreign Wars by calling 760-375-4084, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Veterans of Foreign Wars, 117 North Alvord Street, Ridgecrest, California, 93555.