Welcome to the Veterans' Service Office

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 Veterans Service Officer: Kurtis Foster

Veterans Service Representative: Anita Pascual

What is the County Veterans Service Office?

The CVSO is an office established by the Board of Supervisors of Madera County to assist every veteran, their dependents and survivors in presenting and pursuing any claim in establishing the veteran's right for benefits provided by law.  WE ARE NOT THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

Purpose

To assist and promote the welfare of all veterans who served honorably in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. To assist and promote the welfare of their dependents and survivors.

american flagsBenefits

Compensation, pension, veterans home, vocational rehabilitation, veterans and dependents education, VA Hospital, burial benefits, dependent allowances, death pension, aid and attendance, Tricare health insurance for retired military.

Assistance

Assistance in requesting military records and medals. Recording your DD214, filing claims, reopen claims, follow-up of claim to insure final decision, networking with other organizations, education benefits, college fee waiver and more.

memorialThe Madera County Veterans Service Department provides assistance to Veterans and Veterans' dependants in the following areas:

  • filing for service-connected disability
  • filing for pension benefits
  • filing for burial benefits
  • providing referrals for educational and employment benefits
  • filing for survivor benefits
  • applying for VA medical care

Veterans' Resources

California Association of County Veterans' Service Officers, Inc.
The California Association of County Veterans Service Officers is a nonprofit educational and professional organization through which California's Veterans Service Officers help each other to do a better job of advocacy and claims work for veterans.

California Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs mission is to confer and administer the benefits provided by a grateful State of California to its deserving veterans and their dependents.

Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs mission is to confer and administer the benefits provided by a grateful State of California to its deserving veterans and their dependents.

Gulf War Veterans
Office of the Special Assistant for Gulf War Illnesses

State Employment Development for Veterans
The primary objective of the Veterans Program is to develop and support programs that increase opportunities for veterans to obtain employment and job training in California. Eligible veterans are entitled to receive priority services in job referrals and referrals to training by EDD staff, as well as other employment-related services.

VA Regional Office - Oakland
1301 Clay Street
Oakland, CA 94612
800-827-1000

Veterans Hospital - Fresno
2615 E. Clinton Ave
Fresno, CA 93703
888-826-2838

DAV Van - Free Transportation to VA hospital
888-826-2836 or
x6424
Must call 72 hours in advance of appt.

Cal-Vet Home Loans
1752 E. Bullard Ave. Suite 101
Fresno, CA 93710
559-440-5132

Employment Development - Madera
209 E. 7th Street
559-662-4556

VA Insurance - Philadelphia, PA
800-669-8477

VA Education - Muskogee, OK
888-442-4551

Tri West
888-874-9378