What We Do
CAVSA’s mission is to address and promote the employment, training, education, housing, medical and business development needs of veterans and their families.
CAVSA is dedicated to ensuring that veterans of all eras have the understanding, tools, and support from their communities to provide for a successful transition back home. We advocate for reform at the state, local and national level to increase access to care, and improve services for all veterans and their families.
“Department of Defense studies have found that veterans are four times as likely to be targeted by predatory lenders. CAVSA is in strong support of AB 539, which seeks to address these predatory practices and their disproportionate impact on California veterans,” said CAVSA Executive Director, Chuck Helget.
In 2018, CAVSA released the ‘State of the Veteran Community Report.’ In light of the recent federal government shutdown, CAVSA members comment on the alarming and growing mental health needs of California’s veterans. “We understand the obstacles veterans face — including homelessness, poverty, unemployment and disability – are interrelated and require an integrated network of […]
During Veterans Month, the U.S. Dept of Veterans Affairs selected a Principal Developer to create more than 1,200 units of Veteran housing at VA’s Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System – West Los Angeles Campus. U.S.VETS (CAVSA Member) selected to be part of this very important project.