Resources for Veterans and Military Service Members

Department of Veterans Affairs U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Information about veterans benefits and services, as well as information and resources for other Departmental programs and offices. Visit the website for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

California's Operation Welcome Home California Welcome Home Project
Helps returning California service members successfully re-enter civilian life. Visit the website for the California Welcome Home Project.

California's Operation Welcome Home FEMA Wounded Warriors & Operation Warfighters
FEMA is working to help those that have served our nation, including those who have service-connected disabilities, to find suitable employment while maintaining a sense of self-worth. FEMA's diversity outreach efforts, including those directly targeted to veterans, have continued as it works to remain connected to veterans support groups, as well as education and employment organizations.

Operation Warfighters provides recuperating service members with meaningful activity outside of the hospital environment and assists in their wellness. The program offers a formal means of transition back to the military or civilian workforce.

Read more about FEMA's Wounded Warriors and Operation Warfighters programs.

Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC)
Provides educational opportunities to service members who, because they frequently move from place to place, have trouble completing college degrees. Visit the website for Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder | PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorders & Traumatic Brain Injuries
The POST Report to the Legislature: Peace Officer Training on Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is intended to assist the Legislature in determining the adequacy of continuing education for law enforcement on these topics. Research for this report was drawn from the expertise of law enforcement, community members, and mental health services staff statewide.  Download the PTSD & TBI pdf

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