Ventura and Los Angeles-Area County Veterans Service Offices Stand Ready to Assist Veterans in Fire-Impacted Areas

August 31, 2020: You are viewing an archived article. For the most up-to date information on receiving assistance during a wildfire, please view this article.

While multiple fires devastate communities throughout Southern California, there are a number of County Veterans Service Offices (CVSOs) still open, ready to assist veterans.

CVSOs typically help veterans to obtain local, state and federal benefits, and assist with filing claims. They can also provide information about CalVet home loans and insurance.

If your home was involved in the fire and you have a CalVet home loan/insurance, please direct any questions to:

Anthony Rodriguez 
CalVet LINC 
Serving Los Angeles & Ventura Counties
C – 213.342.7741

The CalVet homeowner insurance also provides for temporary living expenses for evacuations; please call today.


Anyone seeking information on a family member who is a resident at the Veterans Home of California-Ventura should call our resident information line at (805) 659-7515.

Veterans who are affected by wildfires should contact their County Veteran Services Office for assistance with filing claims, replacing service-related and benefit documents, and receiving job placement assistance. Below is the status of CVSO offices in areas impacted by wildfires. A complete list of CVSOs with contact information is available here.

Please note: The Ventura County Veteran Services Office is closed due to the fire, but additional area locations are as follows:

In the greater Los Angeles area, the following offices are open and CVSO staff are also available at evacuation sites.

Culver City Veterans Center

Hours: M-F 8am-4pm
Office: 5730 Uplander Way, Ste 100, Culver City, CA, 90230
Main: (310) 641-0326
Fax: (310) 641-9517

Department of Public Social Services – Veterans Service Office Lancaster

Hours: M-F 8am-4pm
Office: 335 E. K-10, Lancaster, CA, 93535
Main: (661) 974-8842
Fax: (661) 723-5247

Gardena Veterans Center

Hours: Fri 8am-4pm
Office: 1045 West Redondo Beach Blvd, Gardena, CA, 90247
Main: (310) 767-1221
Fax: (310) 767-1403

Headquarters – Bob Hope Patriotic Hall

Hours: M-F 8am-4pm
Office: 1816 S. Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA, 90015
Main: (213) 744-4825
Fax: (213) 744-4444
Office: (213) 765-9681

Liberty Community Plaza – Veterans Service Office

Hours: Fri 8am-4pm
Office: 14181 Telegraph Road, Whittier, CA, 90604
Office: (562) 273-0786

Long Beach VA Medical Center

Hours: M-Th 8am-4pm
Office: 5901 E. 7th St, Bldg 8, Room 104, Long Beach, CA, 90822
Main: (562) 826-8000 Ext. 4657
Fax: (562) 826-5284

Rancho Dominquez – Dept. of Public Social Services – Veterans Service Office

Hours: Mon 8am-4pm
Office: 17600 B Sante Fe Ave, Rancho Dominguez, CA, 90221
Main: (310) 761-2221
Fax: (310) 635-7024

Sepulveda VA Ambulatory Care

Hours: M-F 8am – 4pm
Office: 16111 Plummer St, Bldg 22, Room 218, Sepulveda, CA, 91343
Main: (818) 891-7711 Ext. 9146
Fax: (818) 895-9493

VA Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center

Hours: M-F 8am – 4pm
Office: 351 E. Temple St, Rm B-307, Los Angeles, CA, 90012
Main: (213) 253-2677 Ext. 4605
Fax: (213) 253-5123

West Covina Court House – Veterans Service Office

Hours: M-F 8am-4pm
Office: 1427 W. Covina Pkwy, Suite 100-A, West Covina, CA, 91790
Main: (626) 813-3402
Fax: (626) 338-4481

West Los Angeles Medical Center

Hours: M-F 8am-4pm
Office: 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Bldg 500, Los Angeles, CA, 90073
Main: (310) 478-3711 Ext. 48659

In the greater Ventura County area, the following offices are open and CVSO staff are also available at evacuation sites.

Santa Barbara

Hours: M-F 9am – 12pm & 1pm – 5pm
Office: 315 Camino Del Remedio, Bldg 3, Santa Barbara, CA, 93110
Main: (805) 681-4500
Fax: (805) 681-4501

Santa Maria

Hours: M-Th 7:30am – 6pm
Office: 511 E. Lakeside Parkway, Rm 126, Santa Maria, CA, 93455
Main: (805) 346-7160
Fax: (805) 346-8331


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Source: CalVet Connect article from December 15, 2017