Kern County VA Benefits (California)

The Veterans Affairs Department in Kern County, California is a federal agency that provides services to veterans, including veterans of the Armed Forces and the Reserves. The Kern County VA offers a range of benefits, such as housing assistance, medical benefits, and disability compensation. Veterans may also qualify for education and vocational benefits, such as the G.I. Bill, pension services, and benefits for the spouses and family members of veterans. The Veterans Affairs Department medical benefits include VA-run medical centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing home care. Local Vet Centers provide veterans benefits such as employment assistance, counseling services, and assistance applying for other Kern County VA benefits. The Kern County VA also offers assistance with qualifying for benefits and receiving VA benefits. The Veterans Affairs Department provides additional information about VA benefits and Vet Centers on its website.

Bakersfield Veterans Affairs Clinic Bakersfield CA 1110 Golden State Avenue 93301 661-322-0101

California Veterans Assistance Bakersfield CA 2215 Buena Vista Street, 1 93304 661-324-2001

California Veterans Assistance Bakersfield CA 729 Decatur Street 93308 661-399-2490

Greenhorn Mountain Veterans Association Glennville CA 100 Pascoe Road 93226 661-536-8330

Kern County Veterans Service Department Ridgecrest CA 400 North China Lake Boulevard 93555 760-384-5826

Kern County Veterans Service Department Bakersfield CA 1120 Golden State Avenue 93301 661-868-7300

Shafter Veteran Department Shafter CA 309 California Avenue 93263 661-746-5001

Veterans For Trees Inc Frazier Park CA 1551 Darling Avenue 93225 661-245-3445

Veterans Of Foreign Wars Post 97 Bakersfield CA 5350 South Union Avenue 93307 661-834-3656

Veterans of Foreign Wars Rosamond CA 1990 El Rey Street 93560 661-256-3061

Veterans of Foreign Wars California CA 21016 Neuralia Road 93505 760-373-4505

Veterans of Foreign Wars Tehachapi CA 221 West Tehachapi Boulevard 93561 661-822-7500

Veterans of Foreign Wars Wasco CA 603 E Street 93280 661-758-1935

Veterans of Foreign Wars Lake Isabella CA 2811 Nugget Avenue 93240 760-379-3877

Veterans of Foreign Wars Ridgecrest CA 117 North Alvord Street 93555 760-375-4084

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6313 Boron CA 13101 Boron Avenue 93516 760-762-6313

A Social Security Office in Kern County, California acts as a local branch of the federal Social Security Administration, which provides retirement benefits and disability benefits for qualifying people. Social Security also offers veterans work credits for qualifying military service, which can raise monthly retirement benefits. In addition to Kern County VA disability benefits, veterans can also receive Social Security benefits. Social Security Offices process applications for Kern County disability benefits for veterans wounded while on active military service, including expedited processing of disability benefits applications for veterans with a VA compensation rating of 100% permanent and total. A Kern County Social Security Office can help veterans determine if they qualify for benefits, process applications for Social Security disability benefits or retirement benefits, and assist with receiving benefits. Social Security Offices provide additional information and resources about veteran benefits on their website.

Bakersfield Social Security Office Bakersfield CA 2575 Haley Street 93305 866-366-9558

Bakersfield Social Security Office Bakersfield CA 5300 Office Park Drive 93309 661-861-4242

Delano Social Security Office Delano CA 2234 Girard Street 93215 661-725-3721

A Department of Aging in Kern County, California operates at the state or local level to provide services that promote the health, safety, and independence of elderly people. These services can include meal delivery programs, in-home care, family caregiver support, and transportation assistance. Kern County Departments of Aging also offer benefits assistance for aging veterans. They can connect veterans to Kern County VA benefits, including disability compensation and pension support. Veterans qualify for the Aid and Attendance program, which provides a monthly pension for veterans who require medical assistance. Veterans can also receive pensions for permanent disabilities and receive healthcare services such as long term care, Kern County VA medical center care, or other geriatric healthcare. Kern County Departments of Aging can help veterans apply for and receive benefits, and they provide more information about accessing veteran benefits on their website.

Kern County Department of Aging Bakersfield CA 5357 Truxtun Avenue 93309 661-868-1000