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It has come to our attention that the following three websites below could make the viewer believe they are actual “VA websites”. They are not! We strongly suggest you not click on these sites if you’re looking for legitimate “veteran” information. - -

None of these websites are the Veterans Administration

The only legitimate website of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs is:

Monterey County 2020 Veteran of the Year Awards Ceremony
The Monterey County 2020 Veteran of the Year Awards Ceremony is approaching.
Nomination Applications are being accepted from now until June 30th, 2020.
Click to view the VOY Application 2020 form (with instructions).
Applications may also be submitted electronically by clicking on this link:

FW: No-Cost Tax Preparation for Seniors
TCE Tax Prep Volunteers 2018
TCE Coffee and doughnuts flyer

Expanded Care for Veterans
To view Fact Sheet for Patients Click Here
To view Expanding Access Sheet Click Here
To view VA Fact Sheet Click Here 

South Monterey County Volunteer Opportunity to Assist Veterans
To view Flier click here

Veterans Treatment Court - Volunteer Mentors Urgently Needed
To view Peer Mentor Brochure click here
To view Mentor Flier click here 

Attention Veterans: Free Job Search Counseling
For more information click here.

Special Tours of Pt. Lobos State Natural Preserve
Come and Share the Wonders of Point Lobos Easy Access Adventures! For more information click here.

The VA Choice Card – What you should know
Please click here [PDF] for more information.

NEW:GI Bill Comparison Tool for College Selection
Click the link for more information: GI Bill Comparison Tool

Tax Considerations for Veterans
Please click here to read.

Veteran Scams – How to Recognize and Prevent. Please Read!
Please click here [PDF] to read.

Warning - Please read. Company may be obtaining private Veteran information illegally!
Please click here [PDF] to read.

Department Of Veterans Affairs Warning - 1/28/2013
Organization "appearing" to be the VA

Please click here [PDF] for more information.

vehicle-modVeteran Mobility Products - VA Contracted Provider!

You may be eligible for a vehicle modification allowance!
Please click here for more information.

Employers - Please read.

"Employer Obligations To Troops Returning Home"
Please click here [PDF] to read.

VRSI - Helping Veterans Receive Paychecks
Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc.(VRSI) is offering free services. If you are a Veteran, You are eligible for free services and Up to $300 available to support employment.
Click here to view flyer with more details [PDF].

VA Mobile Medical Services
Click on the links below to access the Mobile medical services for veterans including times and locations of the medical van.

VA Medical Outreach Sites [PDF]
VA Mobile Medical Van Services [PDF]

Agent Orange Alert!

  • Adult Onset Diabetes
    For Vietnam Veterans who were “in country” and who now have adult onset diabetes, the VA has determined this disease was caused by Agent Orange! It appears valid claims will result in minimum grants of 10% service connection.
  • Juvenile Spinal Bifida
    The VA announces a toll-free hot line for Vietnam Veterans whose children have Spinal Bifida. Please call 1-888-820-1756 between 10am-1:30pm and 2:30pm-4:30pm Eastern Standard Time.
  • Childhood Leukemia
    VA Secretary orders the VA to begin setting up a benefits program for children of Vietnam Veterans whose children have childhood leukemia. Another dastardly effect of Agent Orange.

State Veterans Benefits Alert!

Service Connected disabled veterans. (Regardless of rating percentage). Your children (regardless of age) may be eligible for fees and tuition waivers if they are attending any California State Community College, CSU Campus or UC campus where their income does not exceed $12,331. Spouses of veterans may also be eligible for this waiver.