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National Resources

There are many resources available to Veterans, to view helpful resources available throughout the US, please click on the tabs below:


Disability Benefits Questionnaires (DBQs)

www.benefits.va.gov/disabilityexams/

With Disability Benefits Questionnaires (DBQs) Veterans now have more control over the disability claims process. Veterans have the option of visiting a private health care provider instead of a VA facility to complete their disability evaluation form.

Mental Health

www.mentalhealth.va.gov

Housed in the VA San Diego Healthcare System, the Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health (CESAMH) was created in response to the increasing prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI) and other stress-related mental health problems. This center consists of a multidisciplinary team of clinicians, educators and researchers whose goal is to understand, prevent, and heal the effects of stress.

Network of Care

www.sandiego.networkofcare.org

The Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families is a one-stop-shop for virtually all services, information, support, advocacy, and much more. This public service is an attempt to bring together critical information for all components of the veterans’ community, including veterans, family members, active-duty personnel, reservists, members of the National Guard, employers, service providers, and the community at large

Office of Specialty Care Services

www.medicalsurgical.va.gov

The Office of Specialty Care Services ensures The Best Care Anywhere – preventive, clinical, spiritual and nutritional – is available to Veterans.

US Vets Inc

www.usvetsinc.org

Our Mission: The successful transition of military veterans and their families through the provision of housing, counseling, career development and comprehensive support.

VA Compensation

www.benefits.va.gov/compensation
VA provides compensation to Veterans who are at least 10% disabled because of injuries or diseases that occurred or were aggravated during active military service.

VA Home Loan Guarantee Program

www.veteransunited.com

The VA Home Loan Guarantee Program helps veterans purchase, refinance, or builds homes through VA-approved lenders like Veterans United.

VA Health Benefits

www.va.gov/healthbenefits

Take advantage of the benefits you’ve earned with VA Health Benefits. There is no cost to apply and you only have to enroll once for access to comprehensive health care services. Don’t wait – apply today!

VA Life Insurance

www.benefits.va.gov/insurance/choose

VA Life Insurance policyholders can:

  • View policy information such as face amount, loan and cash value, premium status
  • Change their mode of premium payment
  • View an image of their beneficiary designation
  • Request mailing of Annual Policy statement, statement of loan and cash values or beneficiary designation form
  • Request a policy loan
  • Request a dividend withdrawal
  • Change their dividend option

VA San Diego Healthcare System

www.sandiego.va.gov

The VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) provides high quality health care with advanced technologies and a commitment to friendly, compassionate service to more than 232,441 Veterans in the San Diego and Imperial Valley counties.

Vet Center

www.vetcenter.va.gov

If you have served in any combat zone, Vet Centers are in your community to help you and your family with readjustment counseling and outreach services. Our Centers offer a wide range of services to help you make a successful transition from military to civilian life. You’ve earned these benefits and there is no cost to you or your family members.

Veteran Homlessness

www1.va.gov/homeless

VA is committed to ending Veteran homelessness by the end of 2015. No one who has served our country should ever go without a safe, stable place to call home.

Veterans Pension

www.benefits.va.gov/pension

VA helps Veterans and their families cope with financial challenges by providing supplemental income through the Veterans Pension and Survivors Pension benefit programs.

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Program

www.vba.va.gov

The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Program is authorized by Congress under Title 38, USC, Chapter 31 and Code of Federal Regulations, Part 21. It is sometimes referred to as the Chapter 31 program. This program assists Veterans with service-connected disabilities to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs. For Veterans with service-connected disabilities so severe that they cannot immediately consider work, this program offers services to improve their ability to live as independently as possible.