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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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 Department of Veteran Services can assist you with filing:

  • Compensation for service-related disabilities

  • Dependency indemnity compensation for survivors based upon service connected death

  • Pension for war-era veteran with housebound and A&A allowance

  • Death pension for survivors of war-era veteran based on non-service connected reasons

  • Dependent allowances

  • VA healthcare enrollments

  • California Yountville Veteran Home Admissions

  • Request and Correction of Military Records

  • Discharge upgrades

  • Vocational Rehab

  • Home Loan certificate

  • Education benefits

  • Life Insurance  

  • Burial reimbursement / headstones

  • College fee waivers

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