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Veterans Health & Mental Health Services

  • 800-273-8255 and press #1 - Suicide Crisis Line
  • 94304 - VA Hospital, 3801 Miranda Avenue. Palo Alto, CA 650-493-5000
  • 95138 - VA Health Clinic, 5855 Silver Creek Road, San Jose CA 408-363-3000 (No emergency services)


Government offices
  • Social Security - 2500 Fontaine Rd, San Jose, CA 95121 - (800) 772-1213
  • Food Stamps - Santa Clara County - 1867 Senter Rd, San Jose, CA 95112 - (408) 758-3800
  • Unemployment (Employment development Department) 297 W Hedding St, San Jose, CA 95110 (800) 480-3287
  • VSO - (Veteran's Service Organization), 68 Winchester Bl, Santa Clara CA 95050 - (408) 918-4980

California Veterans have many resources available to them. "CalVet" has put together a handbook with 200+ of pages of information. Their handbook is now on line.
https://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Documents/Veteran Resource_Book.pdf


Starting Jan. 1, 2020, Purple Heart recipients, former prisoners of war, all service-connected disabled veterans,
regardless of rating, and caregivers enrolled in the VA's Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers program will be permitted to at all Military Commissaries. Newly-eligible veterans and caregivers will also have access to all Department of Defense and Coast Guard MWR retail activities, including: entertainment, clubs, recreational lodging and resorts, special interest activities, bowling, golf, restaurants, marinas, equipment rental, movie theaters, vehicle storage, kennels, AmericanForcesTravel.com and more.

All service-connected disabled veterans as well as caregivers enrolled in the VA's Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers program will be able to shop at military commissaries and exchanges.
 


Prepared by Robin Roberts -- Revised January 10, 2020 -- © 2020

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