Veterans Service

There are 21 programs in the Veterans Service Category.

Boots and Saddles (Heroes to Horsemen)
Eligibility: Having served or currently serving in the armed forces.
Fees: None

Recreational horseback riding in a relaxed atmosphere for Veterans. Instructions include grooming, leading, tacking and horseback riding. Grooming sessions can be done on individual basis for someone not wanting to ride but would like to bond and connect with these beautiful animals that have been entrusted to us.

California Department of Veterans Affairs
Eligibility: Based on discharge from active military service under other than dishonorable conditions.
Fees: None

California Department of Veterans Affairs is responsible for administering a number of special programs, benefits and services for California veterans and their families. For personalized assistance in learning about your veteran benefits, or for help filing a claim for benefits, contact your local County Veterans Services Office.An important function of CalVet's website is to provide resources to California veterans and the organizations and individuals who assist them. The pages in this sectio...

California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet Home Loan)
Eligibility: Veterans who served on active duty a minimum of 90 days (not including training purposes), whether during wartime or peacetime periods are eligible, under honorable conditions.
Fees: Vary

California Department of Veterans Affairs and its CalVet Home Loan program is committed to helping veterans and active duty personnel attain the American Dream of home ownership. Competitive market interest rates with low or no down payment is offered. The eligibility guidelines have been expanded so that nearly any veteran interested in purchasing a home in California is eligible. Please visit their website for detailed information. You may use the menu on the right hand side of this page to...

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Stockton (Veteran Assistance Services)
Eligibility: Varies
Fees: None

VETERAN ASSISTANCE SERVICESSupportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF): The SSVF Program provides comprehensive supportive services to veterans and their families to prevent homelessness and promotes housing stability for families. All services are provided in collaboration and in partnership with the D.A.V. Charities of San Joaquin County and Dignity’s Alcove, Inc....

Central California and Gold Country Collaborative
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: None

Central California and Gold Country Collaborative is for military service providers, veteran organizations and community programs that provide support for active duty, veterans, Guard & Reserves, wounded warriors and military families. The region includes San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties. The meeting provides networking and an informational program to facilitate our working together. For meeting information or any other questions, please email Kevin Graves at the email address listed a...

Delta Sculling Center
Eligibility: Delta Sculling Center provides access to fitness, health, leisure and recreation for people of all abilities through the inclusive sport of sculling.
Fees: Vary.

The mission of Delta Sculling Center is to support everyone, no matter what motivation brings them to the center; to become more fit, regain/improve health, find a new sport, enjoy the Delta, train for competition, improve their sculling technique, or find an adaptive sport. The following programs are offered at Delta Sculling Center (DSC):The DSC OarBusters program is one of just eleven adaptive rowing programs on the west coast and is sanctioned and supported by US Rowing. It serves people ...

Dignity's Alcove, Inc.
Eligibility: General veterans who were discharged under honorable conditions and are homeless. Priority is given to combat veterans.
Fees: 30% of income, none to those with no income.

Dignity’s Alcove, Inc. provides 24-month transitional housing, meals and indigent supplies to honorable or general discharged veterans who are homeless. Drug and alcohol, relapse prevention, problem solving, conflict resolution, time management and money management classes are offered. A case management component is offered in which an assessment is conducted for each client. Depending on the need, outreach, transportation assistance, employment services, advocacy and medical linkage to prima...

Disabled American Veterans Charities of San Joaquin County
Eligibility: Veterans
Fees: None

Disabled American Veterans Charities of San Joaquin County (DAV) is a veteran organization striving to support and advocate for the Veterans in the Greater San Joaquin County area. They assist indigent and physically, mentally and socially handicapped Veterans through: scholarship programs, claim counseling, transportation, bus passes, food grants, emergency rent and utility payments. Financial support is also offered to local disabled veteran chapters, Stockton’s Dignity’s Alcove and Bi-Annua...

FIX'D Inc. Veteran Transitional Resource (Get FIX'D)
Eligibility: Be a Veteran of the United States Military.
Fees: None.

FIX’D is a transitional resource and support organization; bridging the gap between need and care. They specialize in Veterans Affairs and those in the community who are in need. FIX'D provides a 10 week, 3 hours a week program facilitated by accredited life coaching and peer support specialists. They have a team of certified Life Coaches/Peer Support Specialists who assist clients with identifying problematic thinking areas, obstacles, and behaviors in their lives causing discomfort. Once Iden...

Pat Tillman Foundation (Tillman Scholars)
Eligibility: Veteran and active duty military service members of both pre and post 9/11service from all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, including National Guard and Reserve, and spouses of active or veteran ser...
Fees: None

Tillman Scholars program supports the nation’s active and veteran service members and their spouses by removing financial barriers to completing a degree program of choice. The scholarship funds cover not only direct study-related expenses such as tuition and fees, but also other needs, including housing and child care.Since the program’s inception, the Pat Tillman Foundation has invested over $14 million in financial support over 460 Scholars. These scholarship funds are just a portion of the T...

San Joaquin County Veterans Service Office (CVSO)
Eligibility: Any honorably discharged veteran, active duty service member and/or dependents of a Veteran.
Fees: None

San Joaquin Veterans Service Office was established by the Board of Supervisors in 1944. In an Advocacy Role, the Appointed Veterans Service Officer shall assist every peace or war-time veteran, and the dependents of every deceased veteran in presenting and pursuing any claim the veteran may have against the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and in establishing the veteran's right to any privilege, preference, care or compensation provided by the laws of the United States or the State...

San Joaquin Delta College (Troops to College)
Eligibility: Must be a student at San Joaquin Delta College and active military, reservist or veteran.
Fees: None

Troops to College provides active and former members of the armed services a support team that increases the likelihood of achievement of educational goals by addressing their specialized needs in a college setting. This program provides information, resources, and support services to “advantage” the active and former members of the armed forces in any way possible from the time of admission through graduation or transfer.Veteran Student Alliance (VSA) is the student-based affiliate of the Troop...

San Joaquin Delta College (Veterans Resource Center)
Eligibility: Must be a student at San Joaquin Delta College and active military, reservist or veteran.
Fees: None

The Veterans Resource Center offers a wide array of services and resources to our student veterans. The Veterans Resource Center provides a quiet study area, tutoring, computer access, veteran benefits, information, networking with other veterans on campus, and coordination with the Veteran Student Alliance from one central location.

State of California Employment Development Department (EDD) (Workforce Service Division)
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: None

State of California Employment Development Department (EDD) includes: Disability Insurance, Employer Tax, Governor’s Committee for the Employment of Disabled Persons, Workforce Service, Labor Market Information, New Employee Registry, Senior Worker Advocate office, Unemployment Insurance information, Welfare-to-Work, Workforce Investment Act, Work Opportunity and Welfare-To-Work Tax Credit, Youth Employment Opportunity Program, Veterans employment, and case management assistance.Employment servi...

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD-VASH)
Eligibility: Veterans must be VA health care eligible Veterans and homeless. Homeless is defined by the McKinney Homeless Assistance Act as amended by S. 896 The Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition...
Fees: None

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program is a joint effort between HUD and VA to move Veterans and their families out of homelessness and into permanent housing. HUD provides housing assistance through its Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) that allows homeless Veterans to rent privately owned housing. It provides permanent housing for eligible homeless Veterans who are single or eligible homeless Veterans with families. Case management,...

United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Eligibility: Active military service in the United States Armed Forces.
Fees: None

United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a government military veteran benefit system responsible for administering programs of veterans’ benefits for veterans, their families, and survivors. VA operates the nation's largest integrated health care system, with more than 1,700 hospitals, clinics, community living centers, domiciliaries, readjustment counseling centers, and other facilities. Please visit their website for extensive information on benefits, health care, burial benefit...

United States Department of Veterans Affairs (GI Bill)
Eligibility: Based on discharge from active military service under other than dishonorable conditions.
Fees: None

United States Department of Veterans Affairs GI Bill is designed to assist servicemembers and eligible veterans cover the costs associated with getting an education or training. The GI Bill has several programs and each is administrated differently, depending on a person's eligibility and duty status. These education benefits are earned by members of Active Duty, Selected Reserve and National Guard Armed Forces and their families. To learn more about these education benefits and to apply, plea...

United States Department of Veterans Affairs (Palo Alto Health Care System)
Eligibility: Vary
Fees: Vary

Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) consists of three inpatient facilities located at Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Livermore plus seven outpatient clinics in San Jose, Fremont, Capitola, Monterey, Stockton, Modesto, and Sonora. These facilities provide some of the world's finest medical care and cutting-edge technology.VAPAHCS is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. VAPAHCS ma...

United States Department of Veterans Affairs (Stockton Clinic)
Eligibility: Vary
Fees: Vary

Stockton Clinic offers a health care center for military veterans. The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) operates the nation's largest integrated health care system, with more than 1,700 hospitals, clinics, community living centers, domiciliaries, readjustment counseling centers, and other facilities. This clinic is part of VA Palo Alto Health Care System offering following services: general internal medicine, a mental health clinic, smoking cessation, social work service, sub...

Veterans of Foreign Wars (Luneta Post 52 )
Eligibility: Must have served in a foreign war.
Fees: None

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) strives to do good things for deserving people - veterans, their families and their communities. From local grassroots ideas to national influence, they work every day to make a difference - it's their strength as an organization. And, with each individual membership, they only grow stronger. They donate to schools, hospitals and the community. They meet the 3rd Saturday of every month at 11:00 a.m.

Western Pacific Truck School (Truck Driving Training )
Eligibility: Must be 18 years or older, possess valid Driver's License and Social Security Card, have an acceptable driving record, DOT physical and drug screen, and provide proof of high school equivalency or gre...
Fees: Vary. Please contact staff regarding tuition and fees.

Western Pacific Truck School-Truck Driving Training Program is the only truck driving school to be honored with the California Trucking Association's Fleet Safety Award and was founded in 1977. Their comprehensive program provides the skills and education needed to obtain a CDL and become employed in the trucking industry where there is a high demand for professional truck drivers.Certification programs available:Class A Commercial Drivers LicenseTractor Trailer Operator Program - Class A CDL T...