For Information, call 211

Veteran’s Assistance

Veterans Assistance

California County Veterans Service Officers:

The County Veterans Service Officers (CVSO) plays a critical role in the Veteran’s advocacy system and is often the initial contact in the community for Veterans’ services. The CVSO is committed to providing a vital and efficient system of local services and advocacy to Veterans, their dependents and survivors. To find the nearest CVSO, call (844) 737-8838 or visit the website at .

California Department of Veterans Affairs:
If you have a home loan with the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) and your home suffered structural damage caused by a disaster, contact a CalVet Claims Adjuster at (800) 626-1613. This line is open 24 hours a day. For more information, go to

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs:
If you need information regarding VA health care, death benefits, pensions, disability claims, or other information related to VA, contact the Federal Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) at (800) 827-1000, TDD Telecommunications Device for the Deaf at (800) 829-4833, or visit the Inquiry Routing and Information System (IRIS) website at .

Santa Barbara County Veterans Services:
Santa Barbara County provides assistance to the community of Veterans in applying for, obtaining, and maintaining all available benefits and entitlements to which they may be eligible. The Veterans Services Program is administered through the office of the Treasurer-Tax Collector-Public Administrator with three offices located in Santa Barbara, Santa Maria and Lompoc. For information about all resources and benefits, go to .

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Radio Ready

During an emergency when the power is out and when critical and timely information must get out to the general public, the County Office of Emergency Management will utilize satellite equipment to regularly communicate with designated County radio stations that have generators and can continue to broadcast. Visit this link for a list of stations to check if you lose power and cannot access the Internet.

Contact The County

105 E. Anapamu St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: 211