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Veterans Resource Center

In conjunction with the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet), Fresno County Public Library is pleased to help veterans and their families. Please visit the Veterans Resource Center located inside the Central Branch Library. Our heroes can learn about state and federal education, employment, housing, health, disability and other benefits that may be available to them and their families.

Call (559) 600-7323 (Option 4), to schedule a one-on-one consultation with trained volunteers, many of whom are veterans themselves or who have had professional experience assisting veterans, or just drop by. Veterans Resource Center hours are found here.

Local Veterans Resources

David Rose, Central Valley Local Interagency Network Coordinator
3845 N Clark St. Suite 103, Fresno, CA 93726
Phone: (559) 600-5436
559-706-6270 (Cell)

To view website click here.

Fresno County, Veterans Service Office


The County of Fresno, Veterans Service Office provides a variety of aid and information to our valley’s population of servicemen and women.

Charles Hunnicutt, Fresno County Veterans Service Officer
3845 N Clark St. Suite #103
Fresno, CA 93726
Phone: (559) 600-5436
Fax (559) 600-7745

To view website click here

VA Central California Health Care System

Welcome to the VA Central California Health Care System

“Honoring America’s Veterans with quality health care services, part of the largest integrated health care system in the U.S.”

2615 E. Clinton Avenue
Fresno, CA 93703
Phone: (559) 225-6100

To view website, click here

VA Outpatient Centers

  • Oakhurst Community-Based Outpatient Clinic
    40597 Westlake Drive, Oakhurst, CA 93644
    Phone: 559-683-5300

  • Tulare Community-Based Outpatient Clinic
    1050 N. Cherry Street, Tulare, CA 93274
    Phone: 559-684-8703

  • Merced Community-Based Outpatient Clinic
    340 E Yosemite Ave, Merced, CA 95340
    Phone: 209-381-0105

Veterans eBenefits

Official seal of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs

What is eBenefits?

eBenefits is a portal; a central location for Veterans, Service Members, and their families to research, find, access, and, in time, manage their benefits and personal information.

eBenefits offers:

A personalized workspace called My Dashboard that provides quick access to eBenefits tools. Using eBenefits tools, you can complete various tasks. You can apply for benefits, download your DD 214, view your benefits status, in addition to other actions as needed. This workspace is available to you once you have created an eBenefits account

A catalog of links to other sites that provide information about military and Veteran benefits

To view website, click here

Fresno Vet Center

Official seal of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Fresno has a local office that will assist veterans and their families.

Fresno Vet Center
1320 E Shaw Ave, Suite 125
Fresno, CA 93710
Phone: (559) 487-5660 or (877) 927-8387
Fax: (559) 487-5399

Monday thru Thursday - 8 am - 9 pm
Friday - 8 am - 6 pm
Saturday - 8 am to 4:30 pm

Near the corner of 6th and Shaw Avenues
Go North on 6th from Shaw
At the very rear of the complex, turn left into complex -
Office is located at the far northwest corner of the building.

Combat veterans and victims of sexual abuse and their families are the main clients. They provide free readjustment and PTSD counseling. Any vet can contact them and they will direct them to the help they need. They never turn anyone away.

To view website, click here

FRESNO, 93710

WALK-IN HOURS – 9 AM to 3:30 PM
There is a shuttle that runs from the VA Hospital to the Shaw Avenue facility. It runs at 9:00, 11:30 and 2:00


  • Located in the two story building located on the east side of Effie Street (one short block east of the corner of Blackstone and Shaw Avenue)
  • For some services veterans must be VA Health Care eligible and registered at the VA.
  • They will provide temporary housing. Veterans may have to participate in some additional programs.
  • They will facilitate referrals for medical and mental health evaluations and/or other VA and community programs.

More information can be found here.

San Joaquin Valley Veterans (SJVV)


“San Joaquin Valley Veterans, a project of WestCare (SJVV) a non-profit corporation was founded out of the respect for the dedicated veterans who generously served our country in times of peace and selflessly in times of war. They offered to our country years of their personal freedom – years of experiences and memories.”

Fresno, CA 93704

Monday thru Thursday - 8 to 5 Friday - 8 to 1

LOCATION: Located off Blackstone Avenue approximately one block north of Blackstone and Dakota. Go west on E Saginaw Avenue, turn right into the 1617 complex (it is located right past the used car lot.) The sign says “Blue Sky Wellness Center”. The San Joaquin Valley Veterans office is the very first suite.

Veterans need to bring the following for some services:
Social Security card, ID, VA Medical Card, DD214, Proof of Income

• Offer assistance and case management to Veterans in need.
• Can help homeless vets who have some income available to them.
• Provide discount bus passes, haircut vouchers, clothing vouchers, free snacks, a computer lab, a place to sit and relax with others, or a place to watch TV.
• They can also refer veterans to other places where they can receive additional services.

Official Website: http://www.sjvv.org/

County Seal


Monday thru Thursday – 8 AM to 4 PM
Fridays – 8 AM to 12 NOON

Turn east on Dakota from Blackstone Avenue. Turn left onto Clark. Once on Clark, turn left at the first street and then turn left into the parking lot of 3845 N Clark. There is a rod iron fence around the parking lot.

They provide assistance with filing for benefits and will help to re-open a claim or maintain benefits. Also, they will help with the appeal process and assist veterans in filing for upgrades in discharge or correction of military records or discharges.

Official website: http://www.co.fresno.ca.us/DepartmentPage.aspx?id=3216

"Information For Wounded Warriors And Veterans Who Have A Compensation Rating Of 100% Permanent & Total (P&T)"

Click here for more information.


“The caring professionals at the Veterans Crisis Line are specially trained and experienced in helping Veterans of all ages and circumstances”

Click here for website


“Do you have an other-than-honorable discharge? This organization can help you appeal”

Click here for website

  • Additional local resources can be downloaded from this link compiled by Fresno City College.
  • A more complete listing of resources can be found here in the official U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs publication.