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RESOURCE MATERIAL                                          


CalVet Resource Guide - 8th Edition   


Property Tax Assistance - Do you have a 100% service related disability?  We can assist with relief from property tax obiligations.


Five Ways to Cope with PTSD


12 Ways to Stay Positive While Recovering On Crutches



Navigating Medicare‘s plans, benefits, and enrollments can be challenging and time consuming. Fully understand your Medicare rights with data-driven, fact-based information from Medicare industry experts and health professionals. We provide expert Medicare education and counseling so you can make the best choices for you and your loved ones.

Medicaid is a joint federal and state program, so its rules, coverage plans and even its name all vary by state. In California, Medicaid is known as Medi-Cal. This article focuses on Medi-Cal Long Term Care, which is different from regular Medicaid. Medi-Cal will help pay for long term care for California residents in a nursing home, in their home and in other residential settings through one of three programs – Nursing Home Medicaid, Home and Community Based Service (HCBS) Waivers and Aged Blind and Disabled (ABD) Medicaid.



Search your area for the best internet and television providers. the team at broadband search have put together extensive research on the providers and plans available across the U.S., which includes download speeds, upload speeds, pricing, data caps, fine prints and more. Click on the link below for more information.


The Patriot Link website provides links and resources to benefits and topics important to Veterans and the military community.  The website is a tool that provides information on VA, state, community, and private resources to assist improve the lives of Veterans.


The website allows search by zip code and type of benefit being sought.  The library of benefits covers, but is not limited to:

  • Community Care
  • Health and Wellness
  • Support Network
  • Education
  • Financial
  • Housing and Homeless Support
  • Goods and Services
  • Legal
  • Transit


The Department of Defense is proud to expand on-installation exchange, commissary and morale, welfare and recreation program retail eligibility to:


  • All Veterans with service-connected disabilities
  • Purple Heart recipients
  • Former prisoners of war
  • Individuals approved and designated as the primary family caregivers of eligible veterans enrolled under the Department of Veterans Affairs Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers

 Additionally, the Exchange’s Veterans Online Shopping Benefit allows all honorably discharged Veterans to shop tax free for life.

 To learn more about both programs, please go to



Recent data points to 1 out 20 business owners being veterans, which speaks to the fact that their unique experience and perspective gives them the ideal skill set needed to successfully take on the challenges of entrepreneurship. Veterans are often able to demonstrate an inspiring style of leadership that is characterized by selflessness, balanced with the discipline to strive for continued growth and progress, and perfectly equipped to remain effective when facing the greatest of setbacks. Most of all, though every entrepreneur will have a different journey, sacrifice will undoubtedly be a part of the success story. wants to come alongside and help veterans turn their business aspirations into successful endeavors by making sure they are aware of the unique competitive advantages available to them such as exclusive grants, training resources, and mentoring. Learn more about it at:




The EEOICPA was enacted to provide compensation and medical benefits to current or former civilian employees who worked at certain government or privately owned facilities where atomic weapons were being produced or tested. For more information visit:




ATTENTION: GULF WAR VETERANS DO YOU HAVE HEADACHES, MUSCLE, AND JOINT PAIN? Participate in non-invasive brain stimulation research called TMS.  Click here to find out more information.





CPT. James Ahn Memorial Scholarship 

Annual $1,000 Scholarship for full-time students who served in the U.S. Army Special Forces.




College Resources for Veterans and Families

Fall 2021 Veterans Launching Ventures free virtual training

Management Development Online Training

Excelsior College Expert guides on how to study in college.


California Degrees - Official College Resource: Finding Help: A Comprehensive Guide to Counseling Resources for Veterans in California  




Interested in crafting the perfect cover letter and resume to help transition back into civilian careers? Try resume builder. Click the link below to start.

Military to Civilian Cover Letter          Cover Letter Examples

Military to Civilian Resume Builder       Resume Examples 


ResumeGiants- Free online resume builder that boosts the chances of getting interviews by 67%.



SUBSTANCE ABUSE                                                                       


Veteran Substance Abuse- A War on Home Soil for Veterans




Main Street Plaza, Roseville, CA

Main Street Application 

Casa de Rosas, Los Angeles, CA

Casa de Rosas Application


VA Housing Grants for Disabled Veterans

VA Home Loan Information

Current VA Loan Rates Available Locally





Senior Advice

SNAP Benefits




The VA has created the Veterans Benefits Banking Program (VBBP).The Veterans Benefits Banking Program is a partnership between the VA and 43 banks (National and FDC approved) that a veteran can sign up with for free (no charges or fees) to have an account.


The VA’s goal to have as many veterans as possible sign up for a direct deposit account. It is targeted at recipients who are still receiving their check by mail or an issued a debit card (the green card many homeless vets have). This eliminates service charges and fees for using the debit card or cashing a check.


The wildfires in CA and OR have created problems for veterans expecting their checks in the mail because they’ve had to evacuate or mail is being delayed/not delivered due to safety measures. This is causing a financial burden for those veterans. Here is the link to the VBBP page: