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Department of Veterans Affairs

(VA):800-827-1000 Vetarans Affairs Regional Office, Oakland CA – Benefits information and claims assistance. On the Internet,
go to: (www.va.gov)

Medical

VA Medical Center San Francisco

4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121 - 415-221-4810
(www.sf.med.va.gov)
VAMC San Francisco appointments, Medical Advice Nurse - 800-733-0502

VAMC San Francisco

Women Veterans Health Services - 415-750-2174

VA Santa Rosa Medical and Psychiatric Clinic

3841 Brickway Blvd, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, Phone: (707) 569-2300 (www.sanfrancisco.va.gov/cboc/santarosa.asp)
Hours Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

VA Vet Center, North Bay

(RCS) 6225 State Farm Drive Suite 101, Rohnert Park CA, (Counseling for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Sexual Assault, Family Grief) - 707-586-3295.

Medical Care Information, no charge to calling party - 877-487-2838.

Free Transportation

Is available to the VA Medical Center San Francisco:

A VA shuttle makes several trips daily between the VA Medical Center in San Francisco ("Fort Miley") and the VA Santa Rosa Medical Clinic at 3315 Chanate Road, Suite 1E, Santa Rosa.

  • Depart Santa Rosa - 8:00 am, Arrive VAMC San Francisco 10:00 am
  • Depart Santa Rosa - 12:30 pm Arrive VAMC San Francisco 2:00 pm
  • Depart Santa Rosa - 4:00 pm Arrive VAMC San Francisco 5:30 pm
  • Depart VAMC San Francisco - 6:30 am Arrive Santa Rosa 8:30 am
  • Depart VAMC San Francisco - 10:30 am Arrive Santa Rosa 11:30 am
  • Depart VAMC San Francisco- 2:00 pm Arrive Santa Rosa 3:30 pm
  • Depart VAMC San Francisco - 6:00 pm Arrive Santa Rosa 7:30 pm

Disabled American Veterans

Also provides transportation weekdays by appointment. To leave a message, speak slowly and clearly. Leave your name, phone number, date and time of medical appointment, pick up point, and the last four digits of your social Security number. The van leaves at 7:00 a.m. from Santa Rosa at 2230 County Center Drive/Professional Drive in the parkinglot located north of Building A. Additional pickup points are: Cotati Veterans Memorial Building, 8505 Park Avenue, south parking lot, and Petaluma Veterans Memorial Building, 1094 Petaluma Blvd. Parking lot in back or in front of building.

North Bay Vet Center

Falling under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, this community based program provides a broad range of counseling, outreach and referral services to eligible veterans to help them make a functional post-war readjustment to civilian life. Located at 6225 State Farm Drive, Suite 101, Rohnert Park, CA 94928. Call (707) 586-3295 for more information.

California Department of Veterans Affairs

CAL-VET HOME LOAN information: Call (800) 952-LOAN
Veterans benefits information:
Call 1-800-952 5626 or (www.cdva.ca.gov)

California Dept. of Rehabilitation Vocational Training & Job Placement

For People with Disabilities. (707) 576-2233. Located at 50 D Street, Ste. 425, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 (http://www.rehab.cahwnet.gov)

California Employment Development Department

Veterans Services, Job Postings, Resources for veterans seeking employment. (707) 565-5564. Located at 2245 Challenger Way, Ste. 104, Santa Rosa, CA 95407 (www.edd.ca.gov)

The North Bay Veterans Resource Center

VIETNAM VETERANS OF CALIFORNIA, INC., Career Development and Job Search workshops, includes resume preparation. "Winning the Employment Game" Workshop, Transitional Housing & Training assistance. Located at 2455 Bennett Valley Road, Suite 117 B, Santa Rosa, CA 95404. Phone: (707) 578 8387 - FAX (707) 578 2788. (www.vietvets.org)

National Personnel Records Center

Military Personnel Records, 9700 Page Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63132. Military veterans or next-of-kin may order records online: http://www.archives.gov/research_room/vetrecs. Otherwise, to secure military records, discharge, or DD-214, you must complete Standard Form 180 available at Sonoma County Veterans Service Office.(www.archives.gov)

Social Security

800-772-1213 To file for Social Security Disability, or Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Hours 7:00am to 7:00pm.
2099 Range Avenue, Bldg. A, Santa Rosa, CA 95401, hours 9:00am. to 4:00pm. (www.ssa.gov)
For information on Social Security/Social Security Disability benefits (http://www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount/)

Sonoma County Job Link

One-Stop Job and Career Center for employment and training.
707 565 5550 - located at 2245 Challenger Way, Suite 104, Santa Rosa. (www.socojoblink.org)

Sonoma WORKS

For clients eligible for temporary assistance for needy families. 707 565 2715 - Applications for employment and training services. 2250 Paulin Drive, Santa Rosa (www.sonomaWORKS.org)

Sonoma County United Veterans Council

Vietnam Veterans of America 223. 707 526 4218 - For membership referral to Sonoma County veterans and auxiliary organizations. (www.socovec.org/html/UVC.htm)

Veterans Homes of California

Locations at Yountville (180 California Drive, Yountville, CA 94599-1421, phone 707-944-4601), Barstow and Chula Vista. - You can pick up an application for admission at Sonoma County Veterans Service Office. (http://www.calvet.ca.gov/vethomes/yountville.aspx)
To open and print an application form (Veterans Home of Califonia Application 96kb PDF)