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Monday: 7:30a.m.-7:00p.m.
Tuesday: 7:30a.m.-4:30p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30a.m.-4:30p.m.
Thursday: 7:30a.m.-7:00p.m.
Friday: 7:30a.m.- 2:00p.m.

909/652-6235
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classroom The following is a listing of helpful local, state, and federal resources:

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs

www.va.gov - Extensive information on all VA related benefits and services such as Health Care, Education, Home Loans, Life Insurance, Location of facilities (includes street maps), legislation, FAQs, etc.
  • Benefits- 1-800-827-1000
  • Education & Training - 1-888-442-4551
  • Life Insurance - 1-800-669-8477
  • Special Issues:- 1-800-749-8387
  • Health Care - 1-877-222-VETS (8387)
  • Headstones/Markers - 1-800-697-6947
  • VA Inspector General - 1-800-488-8244
  • Suicide Prev. Hotline - 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • TDD - 1-800-829-4833
County Veterans Affairs

The office provides assistance with education, employment, property tax exemptions and assistance with applying for federal & state benefits.

San Bernardino County Veterans Affairs
13260 Central Avenue
Chino, CA 91710

Phone: 909/465-5241


EDD Office Rancho Cucamonga

9650 9th Street, Suite A
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Local Veteran Employment Representative:
Sam Jurado, 909/948-6638


Disabled American Veterans

www.dav.org - Assistance with VA disability compensation and pension claims; transportation to VA hospitals and other services.


California Department of Labor

http://www.edd.ca.gov/Jobs_and_Training/Operation_Welcome_Home_CALVET_CORPS_Program.htm - Information and assistance with unemployment benefits, contact information, VA Job Bank listings, career assessment, etc.


Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)

http://iava.org - IAVA is dedicated to educating the public about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, advocating on behalf of those who have served, and fostering a community for troops, veterans, and their families. Membership is free.

http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/College/


Programs/Organizations

Military One Source
A 24/7 resource for Military Members, Spouses, and Families.
http://www.militaryonesource.com/home.aspx?MRole=&Branch=&Component

The Wounded Warrior Project
WWP's mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors.
https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/content/view/479/940/

Transition Assistance Program
Transition resources are available to you through this website. You can access them before, during, or after military-to-civilian transition - whenever you need them!
http://www.turbotap.org/portal/transition/login

IAVA: Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
For America's newest generation of veterans and the people who support them. Join a veterans-only online community to connect with people who know where you are coming from. Share your experiences and help others make the transition to civilian life.
http://iava.org/

Military Mental Health Screening
Anonymous mental health screening that will tell you whether or not you have symptoms that would benefit from further evaluation and treatment.
http://www.militarymentalhealth.org/Welcome.aspx


Books

Courage After Fire: Coping Strategies for Troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and Their Families
Use this link for information about this helpful book.
http://www.amazon.com/Courage-After-Fire-Strategies-Afghanistan/dp/1569755132/ref=pd_sim_b_1

Post Deployment Stress: What you Should Know, What you Can Do
This booklet can be downloaded for free from this link for a limited time.
http://www.rand.org/pubs/corporate_pubs/CP534-2008-03/


Government

National Center for PTSD
Advances the clinical care and social welfare of U.S. veterans through research, education, and training on PTSD and stress-related disorders.
http://www.ptsd.va.gov/


VA Office of Mental Health Services
Aims to insure that all veterans have access to needed mental health care. VA Mental Health advances the principle that mental health care is an essential component of overall health care.
http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/index.asp





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