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Veterans Connect: Resource Center

Veterans Resource Centers

Dublin Library

200 Civic Plaza

Dublin, CA 94568-2619

Phone: 925-803-7252


Fremont Main Library

2400 Stevenson Blvd

Fremont, CA 94538-2326

Phone: 510-745-1400


Veterans Connect @ the Library LogoCalifornia public libraries, in partnership with the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet), are working to connect veterans and their families to benefits and services for which they are eligible. Alameda County Library is pleased to collaborate with the community and veteran service organizations to positively impact the quality of life for veterans. Veterans Resource Centers are located at the Fremont Main Library and Dublin Library.

Military Members, Veterans, and Their Families in the 2020 Census

Responses to the 2020 Census help determine how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding is distributed to local communities for schools, health care, and emergency services every year for the next 10 years.

Take the census online, by phone, or mail. Visit the California Census for Veterans website for more information.

Veterans Crisis Line:

  • Dial 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 to talk to someone.
  • Send a text message to 838255 to connect with a VA responder.
  • Support for deaf or hard of hearing: 1-800-799-4889
  • Start a confidential online chat session

National Resource Directory

Requesting Military Service Records



U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) 


VA Regional Benefit Office Benefit Filing, Claims AssistanceVocational Rehabilitation, EducationEmployment 

1301 Clay St North Tower #1400, Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: 800-827-1000

California Department of Veterans Affairs 

2019 CalVet Resource Book (PDF)


County Veterans Service Offices (CVSO):

Alameda County Veterans Service Office Anthony Marchante, Interim County Veterans Service Officer

6955 Foothill Blvd #300, Oakland, CA 94605

Phone: 510-577-1926

Santa Clara County Veterans Service Office Marion Moses, Director

68 N. Winchester Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95050

Phone: 408-918-4980

Contra Costa Veterans Service Office Nathan D. Johnson, County Veterans Service Officer

10 Douglas Drive, Suite 100, Martinez, CA 94553

Phone: 925-313-1481


Veterans Service Organizations

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) VA Claim Counseling, Disaster Relief, Transportation

VARO Oakland Federal Building

1301 Clay St, Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: 510-834-2921

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) VA Claim Counseling, Funeral Honors, Flag Retirement

37154 2nd St, Fremont, CA 94536

Phone: 510-468-8036

American Veterans (AMVETS) VA Claim Counseling, Healthcare Advocates

Phone: 530-413-9121

American Legion VA Claim Counseling, Boys/Girls State Scholarship, USAA Financial

37154 2nd St, Fremont, CA 94536

Phone: 510-302-5797

Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Agent Orange, Homeless Veterans, PTSD/Substance Abuse Counseling, Claim Counseling

VA Fremont Clinic Primary Care, Mental Health

39199 Liberty St, Fremont, CA 94538

Phone: 510-791-4001

Palo Alto VA Medical Center Dental, Audiology, Primary Care, Specialty Care, Emergency Services, Mental Health

3801 Miranda Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304

Phone: 650-493-5000

Livermore - Palo Alto VA Medical Center Audiology, Primary Care, Specialty Care, Emergency Services, Mental Health

4951 Arroyo Rd, Livermore, CA 94550

Phone: 925-373-4700

Combat Mental Health

Oakland Vet Center

7700 Edgewater Dr #125, Oakland, CA 94621

Phone: 510-562-7906

Peninsula Vet Center

345 Middlefield Rd Bldg 1, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Phone: 650-617-4300

San Jose Vet Center

440 North 1st St #120, San Jose, CA 95112

Phone: 408-993-0729

VA Fremont Clinic

39199 Liberty St, Fremont, CA 94538

Phone: 510-791-4001


Family Counseling

Tri-Cities Health System

2299 Mowry Ave, Fremont, CA

Phone: 510-770-8040


VA Fremont Clinic

39199 Liberty St, Fremont, CA 94538

Phone: 510-685-1533

Swords to Plowshares

2719 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: 415-252-4788


Domiciliary Services

Nhu-Ly Tran

Phone: 510-791-4013


Transitional Housing

ABODE Services

Phone: 510-651-7409

Berkeley Food & Housing

Phone: 510-649-4965


Emergency Shelter

Operation Dignity

Phone: 510-287-8465

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans (VA)

Phone: 877-424-3838

Employment Development Department (EDD)

39155 Liberty St Suite B200, Fremont, CA 94538

Phone: 510-794-3669

Swords to Plowshares

2719 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: 510-844-7500

Tri-Cities One-Stop Career CenterOhlone College Newark Campus

39399 Cherry St #1211, Newark, CA 94538

VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E)

Veterans Project - Bay Area Legal Aid - Alameda County Office

1735 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: 510-663-4740 or 800-551-5554

Swords to Plowshares

2719 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA  94612

Phone: 415-252-4788

CalVet - Legal Assistance for Veterans

The State Bar of California - Resources for Veterans