Veterans Connect is a grant-funded program supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.
Check out the Veterans Collection of library materials located at the Central Santa Rosa Library, and see below for a list of resources for veterans and their families.
Resources for Veterans
National Call Center for Homeless Veterans
Veterans Crisis Line / National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Dial 988 then Press 1
Health & Social Services
Santa Rosa VA Clinic
2285 Challenger Way
Santa Rosa, CA 95407
Provides critical services and support for veterans and their families including transitional housing, case management, mental health, permanent supportive housing, and more.
444 10th St #102
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Sonoma County Vet Connect
Cost-free veterans’ assistance.
Sonoma County Vet Connect Clinic
Tuesdays, 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Building
1351 Maple Avenue
Santa Rosa, California
Sonoma County Veterans Service Office
The Sonoma County Veterans Service Office (VSO) assists with applications for Federal Veterans Administration (VA), state and local benefits. These programs may include medical care, funds for education and benefits for your family.
Swords to Plowshares
Swords to Plowshares is a Bay Area-based nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting all veterans every step of the way.
Check out their Self-Help Guides.
Benefits and services for veterans and their families.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Access health care and benefits. Through the Veterans Benefits Administration, VA helps servicemembers transition out of military service, and assists with education, home loans, life insurance and much more.
VA Caregiver’s Support
The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Caregiver Support Program (CSP) offers clinical services to caregivers of eligible and covered veterans enrolled in the VA health care system.
Wounded Warrior Project—Resource Center
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday – Friday, 9:00 am- 9:00 pm EST
Warriors and their families can call toll-free for help finding programs and resources for veterans.
Social Security Agency—Veterans
Social security information for veterans.
State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (CA DMV)
The information in this guide is specifically for veterans, active military, and their family members.
Employment & Training Services
Free live online help for veterans and their families.
Veterans Success Center—Santa Rosa Junior College
Santa Rosa Campus
1501 Mendocino Ave
Santa Rosa, 95401
Military and Veteran Resource Center—Sonoma State University
Supports current and prospective military-connected students with general academic advising, community-building events, and resources.
Helps veterans launch their civilian careers and helps businesses identify and hire veterans for specific openings.
Farmer Veteran Coalition
Assisting Armed Forces veterans and currently serving members to embark on careers in agriculture.
Feds Hire Vets
Federal employment information for veterans, transitioning military service members, their families and federal hiring officials.
National Veterans Legal Services Program
NVLSP is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has worked since 1980 to ensure that the government delivers to our nation’s 22 million veterans and active duty personnel the benefits to which they are entitled.
Women Veterans Alliance
National network focused on directly impacting the overall well-being of women veterans.