The Alameda County Veterans Service Office (VSO) operates in the Alameda County Social Services Agency, Department of Adult and Aging Services, under the direction of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors. The VSO serves all of Alameda County. The Veterans Service Office provides veterans and their dependents and/or survivors with information regarding veterans benefits, and assistance with filing benefit claims, waivers and appeals, in order for them to obtain and maintain all available benefits and entitlements for which they are eligible. The major categories of benefits and services consist of Disability Benefits, Dependents and Survivor Benefits, Education Benefits, Vocational Rehabilitation, Burial Benefits, Health Care, access assistance, Veterans Homes, Home Loans, and Life Insurance. The VSO maintains contact with networks with the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, the Calif. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, other County Veterans Service Offices throughout the State, local veterans’ groups and service organizations, and other community resources available to veterans, dependents, and survivors.
Record last updated: Jul 9 2009 2:53PM