Veterans Services / Benefits

The Department of Military & Veterans Affairs Veteran Service Officers counsel veterans, their dependents and survivors regarding federal and state benefits such as compensation, pension, education, medical, home loans, burial, etc. Provides referrals for veterans concerning alcohol/drug abuse and post-traumatic stress disorders. Grants state college tuition and fee waivers to qualifying veterans’ dependents. Assists with application for special vehicle veterans’ license plates. The Department also administers Bob Hope Patriotic Hall, a 10-story building with meeting rooms, auditorium, gymnasium, and banquet facilities available to the public.

Disability Compensation

Disability compensation is a monthly benefit paid to veterans for any injury, condition, or illness that started during or was aggravated (beyond natural progression) by active service in the military.

Pension

Veterans Pension is a tax-free monetary benefit payable to low-income wartime veterans.

Education

There are several education programs veterans can use for a wide variety of approved education and training programs administered by the USDVA. The programs include: apprenticeship and on-the-job training, college degree and certificate programs, flight training, and correspondence courses.

Health Care

West LA VA – Medical Center

11301 Wilshire Blvd., Bldg. 500,
Los Angeles, CA 90073
Phone: (310) 478-3711

West Los Angeles VA Medical Center

Sepulveda VA Ambulatory Care: Walk-In

16111 Plummer Street,
Bldg. 22, Room 218,
Sepulveda, CA 91343
Phone: (818) 891-7711

Sepulveda VA Ambulatory Care

Long Beach VA Medical Center

5901 E. 7th Street,
Long Beach, CA 90822
Phone: (562) 826-8000

Long Beach VA Medical Center

East Los Angeles VA Clinic

5426 East Olympic Boulevard
Commerce, CA 90022-5113
Phone: (323) 725-7372

East Los Angeles VA Clinic

Gardena VA Clinic

1149 West 190th Street
Gardena, CA 90248
Phone: (310) 851-4705

Gardina VA Clinic

Los Angeles VA Clinic

351 East Temple Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 253-2677

Los Angeles VA Clinic

Santa Fe Springs VA Clinic

10330 Pioneer Boulevard, Suite 180
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Phone: (562) 347-2200

Santa Fe Springs VA Clinic

San Gabriel Valley VA Clinic

7 West Foothill Boulevard, Suite D
Arcadia, CA 91006
Phone: (818) 672-2800

San Gabriel Valley VA Clinic

Cabrillo VA Clinic

2001 River Avenue
Village at Cabrillo, Building 28
Long Beach, CA 20806
Phone: (562) 826-8000

Cabrillo VA Clinic

Death Benefits

Burial benefits may include the following: gravesites for casket or cremation remains, headstones or markers, opening and closing of the graves, and continued perpetual care. Burial of eligible veterans and dependents is at no cost when interred at a national cemetery.

Dependent and Indemnity Compensation

Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) is a tax-free monthly monetary benefit payable to eligible survivors of military service members who died in the line of duty or eligible survivors of veterans whose death resulted from service-related injury.

Patriotic Hall Offices are open from: 8am-5pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
• Wednesday from 8am-8pm•

If you are interested in renting an event space, please contact Jorge Reynoso at jreynoso@mva.lacounty.gov
For veteran information, please call 1-877-4LA-VETS.
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