Housing Benefits

  • Veterans Homes of California

Financial Assistance Benefits

  • Property Tax Exemptions
  • Calvet Farm and Home Loans
  • Motor Vehicle Registration Fees Waived

Employment Benefits

  • Employment and Unemployment Insurance Assistance
  • Veterans Preference in California Civil Service Examinations
  • Veterans Business Benefits
  • Business License, Tax and Fee Waiver
  • Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Opportunities

Education Benefits

  • College Tuition Fee Waivers for Veterans’ Dependents

Other State Benefits

  • Disabled Veteran License Plates
  • Free License Plates
  • Veterans Claims Representation
  • Fishing and Hunting Licenses
  • State Parks and Recreation Pass
  • State of California Veterans Cemetery
  • Veterans License Plates
  • The California Women Veterans Roster
  • The California Veterans Registry at the California Veterans Memorial


California Department of Veterans Affairs

1227 O Street

Sacramento, CA 95814


1-800-221-8998 (Outside California)


TC: Horst Laube

Phone: 916-854-3315


Agency Secretary: Tom Johnson

National Guard TAA: Nicole Townsend

Phone: 559-392-0494


National Guard TAA: Nicole Townsend

Phone: 559-454-5129