Veteran Services

The El Dorado County Department of Veteran Services was established by the Board of Supervisors of El Dorado County to assist veterans, their dependents, and survivors in obtaining entitlements from federal, state, and local agencies administering veterans programs. It is not affiliated with the Federal Department of Veteran Affairs (VA).

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El Dorado County is a Purple Heart County. Click here for more information.


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 Department of Veteran Services can assist you with filing:

  • Compensation for service-related disabilities

  • Re-evaluation Increase

  • Dependency indemnity compensation for survivors annuity based upon service connected death

  • Pension for war-era veteran

  • Death pension for survivors of war-era veteran who die of non-service connected reasons

  • Dependent allowances

  • Housebound and A&A allowance

  • California Yountville Veteran Home Admissions

  • Request and Correction of Military Records

  • Vocational Rehab

  • Home Loans

  • Education benefits

  • Life Insurance  

  • Burial

  • Waivers

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California Association of County Veterans Service Officers, Inc. (CALVSO)

CALVET License Plate To own an active symbol of your service to your country, and support your County Veterans Services visit   DMV's Active Military and Veterans' Web Page