Veterans Connect @ the Library

Veterans Connect @ the LibraryOur Veterans Resource Center (VRC) is staffed by trained volunteers who provide information about veteran benefits, resources, and local services. Veterans and family members can learn about state and federal education, employment, housing, health, disability, and other benefits. The VRC features a circulating book collection, up-to-date information from service providers, and access to Internet-connected computers.

For more information please call 650.323.0362

Location

East Palo Alto Library
2415 University Avenue, East Palo Alto, CA

Help Needed

We are still looking for volunteers to help staff the Veterans Resource Center. If you are interested you can find out more information about the position here:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
2 PM - 5 PM
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Hotlines

  • San Mateo County Veteran's Service Office: 650.802.6598
  • National Call Center for Homeless Veterans: 877.4AID.VET (424.3838)
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 800.273.TALK (8255)
  • Wounded Warrior Resource Center: 800.342.9647

Resources

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General Resources

Employment

Health

  • County of San Mateo Health Services
    Network of community behavioral health programs, clinics and private psychiatrists, psychologists, and therapists
  • VA Palo Alto Health Care System
    Domiciliary Service: Provides supportive outpatient and/or residential rehab to homeless and/or substance dependent vets with the goal to return individual to optimal independent living.
    Palo Alto Division
    3801 Miranda Avenue
    Palo Alto, CA 94304
    650.493.5000 | 800.455.0057
    Menlo Park Division
    795 Willow Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025
    650.614.9997
  • Covered California
    Compare affordable, quality health insurance options and choose the one that best fits your needs and budget
  • VA Mental Health Resources
    Provides information and resources for mental health issues including: anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, military sexual trauma, PTSD, schizophrenia, substance abuse, suicide prevention
  • SamTrans Veterans Mobility Corps (VMC)
    (Part of Senior Mobility Initiative). Addresses transportation challenges faced by Veterans due to disabilities brought about by aging or injuries sustained during their service to our country.  VMC recruits and trains volunteer veterans to help veterans with disabilities to acquire skills needed to access the mobility options for which they are eligible. Contact: Jean Conget, Senior Mobility Project Coordinator, San Mateo County Transit District, 650.508.6362.  More information here.  

Education

Links for Local Services

Women Veterans

Other Programs

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