Veterans Crisis Hotline If a veteran is in need of immediate assistance, please call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1.
California Veterans Resource Book Ch. 3: Healthcare This chapter of the California Veterans Resource Book contains information on enrolling into the USDVA health care system. It also details special health provisions such as care giver programs, home alterations, and treatment for exposure to harmful substances or circumstances during service.
To learn more about enrolling, call or visit your nearest USDVA Healthcare Facility. Once enrolled, you can access you medical information at any time online by registering for MyHealtheVet.
CalVet Healthcare Resources CalVet programs include eight State Veterans Homes throughout California to serve our veterans requiring long-term care. CalVet also strives to be a hub of veteran resources to provide referrals and collaboration for veteran healthcare.
VA Disability Compensation Disability compensation is a monthly benefit paid to veterans for any injury, condition, or illness that started in or was exacerbated by active service in the military. This benefit is tax free and also can be paid to veterans disabled from treatment in a VA healthcare facility.
Social Security Benefits A veteran with a service connected disability or a VA compensation rating of 100% P&T may be eligible for Social Security Benefits in addition to USDVA benefits.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder The VA provides nearly 200 specialized PTSD treatment programs, and each VA Medical Center has PTSD specialists who can assist in providing treatment for veterans.
Military Sexual Trauma VA uses the term “military sexual trauma” (MST) to refer to sexual assault or harassment experienced during military service. The VA provides free, confidential counseling and treatment for mental and physical health conditions related to experiences of MST.
Meds by Mail Meds by Mail offers beneficiaries of the CHAMPVA, Spina Bifida and Children of Women Vietnam Veterans (CWVV) programs the option of having non-urgent, maintenance prescription medications delivered directly to their homes.
Wounded Warrior Project Wounded Warrior Project provides programs to support the physical wellbeing, mental health, and personal independence of veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound co-incident to their military service on or after September 11, 2001.
Disabled Veterans National Foundation The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) provides critically needed support to disabled and at-risk veterans who leave the military wounded—physically or psychologically.