Veterans Resources


Annette Wholaver: 916-539-2431

Connects California Veterans and their families to their educational, employment compensation and pension claims, healthcare, housing, and state benefits.


The Employment Development Department (EDD) assists veterans and their eligible spouses to maximize their employment and training opportunities. Veterans are entitled to many resources designed to help in their search for employment.


Fresno County Veterans Services provide a vital and efficient system of services to veterans, their dependents, survivors and partners who lose a son or daughter in military service. These services consist of filing accurate claims in obtaining benefits/entitlements from the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Defense (DOD), state and local programs. We are dedicated in providing these services in a professional and respectful manner.


Offers transitional counseling for combat veterans for the entire Central Valley. Individual and family counseling for veteran men and women.

844-OHD-VETS (844-643-8387)

Non-profit organization comprised of volunteers representing retired and former military and great Americans, who proudly support our Nation’s Heroes: Veterans, Gold Star Families, First Responders and Correctional Officers.  Our mission is to improve the lives of our warriors and their families, by helping them to accomplish their dreams, that they otherwise wouldn’t be able to accomplish because of their disabilities or experiences.

Crisis 559.486.VETS

Offers assistance and case management to veterans in need. Services we provide include transportation assistance, haircut and clothing vouchers, snacks, computer access for job searches,  place to network with other veterans, educational classes, and housing counseling and assistance.


VA Central California Health Care System (VACCHCS), located in Fresno, California, is part of VA Sierra Pacific Network (VISN21), which includes facilities in California, Nevada, and Hawaii. VACCHCS is a 57-bed acute care, general medical and surgical center with state of the art primary, secondary and tertiary care in major diagnostic, and treatment specializations. In addition, a 54-bed Community Living Center (CLC) is located on campus and provides skilled nursing and rehabilitation care.

Information Links

California’s Website designed for California Veterans. There is much information on this site relating to benefits, programs and pending legislation.

California Department of Veteran Affairs

To apply for your educational benefits, eBenefits, my healthy vet, and to transfer benefits to your dependents.

GI Bill® Website

Ascertain your eligibility under the various assistance programs. Also, veterans may verify enrollment every month online using WAVE, or by telephone you may call (877) 823-2378.

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

The nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization.

American Legion

Benefiting the US Army, US Navy, US Air Force, US Marine Corps, and US Coast Guard.

College Fee Waiver, Veterans License Plates, VA News, and much more.

California Association of County Veterans Service Officers, Inc.