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Commitment to the American Veteran.
Amvets is a veteran’s service organization that is distinctive for its open-door policy. Eligibility for membership includes veterans from wars of all eras who received an honorable discharge, as well as current service members, including the National Guard and Reserves. But is not limited to combat or war veterans. Any person with an honorable discharge is welcome. Amvets has 10,000 members statewide.
As Amvets meets the increasing and changing needs of the 21st century, we focus on preserving freedom, supporting America’s defenders and serving her communities. This remains our blueprint for continued service to God and country.
What We Do
Amvets programs and services are designed for California Veterans' changing needs.
We provide Veterans and their families with information regarding benefits earned while serving our country. Additionally, we assist and counsel Veterans with their VA claims, education, pension, and more. Our Service Officers are located throughout the state of California.
Team Amvets Career Centers will provide free of charge employment assistance for all Veterans, both active duty and reserves.
Homeless Veteran Outreach
Through our Welcome Home Program, we provide furniture and other household items to Veterans who have been homeless but are now rebuilding their lives through the HUD-VASH housing program.
Our Scholarship Program is designed to provide financial assistance to our Veterans enrolled in a college or Trade/Vocational school. Awards are given twice per year.
Our Legislative team is active in advocating on behalf of Veterans and their dependents before the California Legislature, California Department of Veteran Affairs, state and local agencies.
We are committed to supporting suicide prevention services and programs to Save Just One. The National Veterans Crisis Line is available anytime 24/7. 1-800-273-8255 press 1.
Team Amvets is dedicated to addressing Women Veterans issues. We reach out to women Veterans to ensure they are receiving the benefits they have earned. Additionally, we support and create events specific to Women Veterans that educate, uplift, and assist.
Amvets offers a wide variety of services such as Americanism, Community Service, VAVS Sick and Hospitalized Veterans, JROTC. Visit our Resource Library for more.