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BLINDED VETERANS ASSOCIATION

BLINDED VETERANS ASSOCIATION #65631212


The Blinded Veterans Association works to promote the welfare of blinded veterans so that, notwithstanding their disabilities, they may take their rightful place in the community and work with their fellow citizens toward the creation of a peaceful world.

BVA’s primary efforts include a National Field Service Program, advocacy before Congress and the Department of Veterans Affairs, scholarships for spouses and dependent children and grandchildren, and special initiatives such as Operation Peer Support/Project Gemini in which older veterans connect with those recently injured in Iraq and Afghanistan, including those from BVA’s sister organization in the United Kingdom.

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CALIFORNIA VETERANS EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES PARTNERSHIP - UC

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA STATEWIDE PROGRAMS #65631179


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  • Los Angeles, Los Angeles

In an effort to provide educational opportunities for the men and women who serve in our Armed Forces, the University of California has partnered with Governor Schwarzenegger, the California State University, California Community Colleges and the California Department of Veterans Affairs to implement the California Veterans Education Opportunity Partnership.

This partnership brings together the higher education, veterans and military communities to make the transition from military service to college a seamless one.

The University of California welcomes individuals who have served or are currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces to apply for educational opportunities at any of our 10 world-class campuses.

Each UC campus provides detailed admission and transfer requirements for veterans, as well as dedicated veteran coordinators who can aid in the benefits process after admission.
GI BILL - VA

US DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS #65631181


The GI Bill (the generic term comprising various education assistance programs administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs) provides benefits to veterans, service members, and some dependents of disabled or deceased veterans wishing to pursue an education.

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SURVIVOR OUTREACH SERVICES - AMWR

ARMY MWR (MORALE, WELFARE AND RECREATION) #65631138


Survivor Outreach Services, part of the Army MWR (Morale, Welfare and Recreation), delivers on the Army’s commitment to Families of the Fallen by providing support and standardized services to Active reserve and Army National Guard families. Benefits Coordinators, Financial Counselors, and Support Coordinators are professionals available to deliver individualized support and attention to Survivors across the nation.

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TROOPS TO COLLEGE - CALVET

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS #86571383


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  • 1227 O Street
    Sacramento, Sacramento

​​Troops to College was created to attract more veterans to California public universities and colleges by making campuses more veteran friendly. The initiative was designed to showcase the full range of curricula and services available to veterans at California State Universities.

The program is designed to help veterans, especially combat veterans, transition to civilian life and the college environment. Veterans and their families may enroll in a course about combat stress, post-traumatic stress disorders, and other issues affecting veterans returning to civilian life. The course is taught by a VA counselor who is also a combat veteran. The curriculum is specifically designed to increase the student veteran's academic, work, and social success. The class provides participants instruction in interpersonal skills, methods of adapting to civilian life and work careers, and techniques for managing military operational stress.

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VETERANS SERVICES - AUBURN, PLACER COUNTY

HUMAN SERVICES - COUNTY OF PLACER #77833516


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  • 11562 B Avenue
    Auburn, Placer

The Veterans Service Office is part of the Human Services Division (one of six Divisions) of the County of Placer Health & Human Services Department.

The office promotes the interest and welfare of veterans, their dependents, and their survivors by enhancing their quality of life through counseling, education, benefits assistance, and advocacy.

The office connects Veterans to their benefits by assisting in their interactions with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and hopes to make easier the process of applying for benefits like Veterans Health Care and Veterans Pension. Any Veteran, or any Veteran's family member, is encouraged to visit the office if they're interested in applying for their benefits.
VETERANS SERVICES - NORTH LAKE TAHOE, PLACER COUNTY

HUMAN SERVICES - COUNTY OF PLACER #62837391


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  • 5252 N. Lake Blvd.
    Carnelian Bay, Placer

The Veterans Service Office is part of the Human Services Division (one of six Divisions) of the County of Placer Health & Human Services Department.

The office promotes the interest and welfare of veterans, their dependents, and their survivors by enhancing their quality of life through counseling, education, benefits assistance, and advocacy.

The office connects Veterans to their benefits by assisting in their interactions with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and hopes to make easier the process of applying for benefits like Veterans Health Care and Veterans Pension. Any Veteran, or any Veteran's family member, is encouraged to visit the office if they're interested in applying for their benefits.
VETERANS SERVICES - ROCKLIN, PLACER COUNTY

HUMAN SERVICES - COUNTY OF PLACER #77902620


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  • 1000 Sunset Blvd. Suite 115
    Rocklin, Placer

The Veterans Service Office is part of the Human Services Division (one of six Divisions) of the County of Placer Health & Human Services Department.

The office promotes the interest and welfare of veterans, their dependents, and their survivors by enhancing their quality of life through counseling, education, benefits assistance, and advocacy.

The office connects Veterans to their benefits by assisting in their interactions with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and hopes to make easier the process of applying for benefits like Veterans Health Care and Veterans Pension. Any Veteran, or any Veteran's family member, is encouraged to visit the office if they're interested in applying for their benefits.
VETERANS SUCCESS CENTER - SIERRA COLLEGE

SIERRA COLLEGE #65631186


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  • 5100 Sierra College Boulevard
    Rocklin, Placer
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  • Phone 1
    916-660-7470

The Veterans Success Center is a centralized place at Sierra College for veterans, military members, and their dependents.
VETSUCCESS ON CAMPUS - VA

US DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS #65631258


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  • Washington, District Of Columbia

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is developing innovative ways to help Veterans make the transition to college life. The VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) program aims to help Veterans, Servicemembers, and their qualified dependents succeed and thrive through a coordinated delivery of on-campus benefits assistance and counseling, leading to completion of their education and preparing them to enter the labor market in viable careers.
The VSOC program provides a VA Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (VRC) to each VSOC school. These VRCs are called VetSuccess on Campus (VSOC) Counselors. A VA Vet Center Outreach Coordinator is also provided, and co-located on many campuses, to provide peer-to-peer counseling and referral services.