California Department of Veterans Affairs

​The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) works to serve California veterans and their families. With nearly 1.6​ million veterans living in the State, CalVet strives to ensure that its veterans of every era and their families get the state and federal benefits and services they have earned and deserve as a result of selfless and honorable military service.

CalVet strives to serve veterans and their families with dignity and compassion and to help them achieve their highest quality of life. Our goals are to:

  • Provide the highest quality care and services for our veterans and their families.
  • Enhance operational effectiveness to maximize service to California veterans.
  • Invest in our workforce to enhance services to veterans over the long term.
  • Provide excellent customer service to our veterans, colleagues, and partners.

Our mission is to serve and honor all California veterans by connecting them and their families with their earned benefits through education, advocacy, and direct services.

1277 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Cal Vet: 1-800-952-5626

VA Benefits Hotline: 1-800-827-1000

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