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Veteran Affairs

Veteran Affairs 

The El Dorado County Department of Veteran Affairs 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 Affairs 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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​Veteran Affairs

(530) 621-5892
(530) 621-2218 Fax

Veteran Affairs Main Office
Located inside the Veteran's Memorial Building 

130 Placerville Drive, Suite B 
Placerville, CA 95667   

Service Hours: 
Monday- Thursday 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. 
Friday has LIMITED hours between 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.    

New Location for South Lake Tahoe:  
This office may be closed due to inclement weather and road closures, please call our office to verify.

924 Emerald Bay Road
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 
(530) 573-7955 x5892 
Fax: (530) 621-2218 

Service Hours:

Open the 1st and 2nd Tuesday of the month
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Appointments are preferred and are seen first
(See calendar)

Closed for lunch between 12:30 p.m. -1:30 p.m. 

From El Dorado Hills

(916) 358-3555 x5892

For questions please send inquires to

Veterans Memorial Building 

130 Placerville Drive, Suite A 

Placerville, CA 95667 
(530) 622-0533 
Building Manager is available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. only.

Veterans Memorial Building Directions to the El Dorado County Department of Veteran Affairs From Highway 50 Eastbound:

•Exit at Forni Road off ramp. •Continue to your right, over the freeway on Placerville Drive.
•Turn right at Armory Way.
•Turn right just before the Fair Grounds entrance, into the rear parking lot of the Veterans Memorial Building.
•Continue through the rear "lower" parking lot and enter the upper parking lot, which faces Placerville Drive.