What We Do
The mission of California Association of Veteran Service Agencies (CAVSA) is to inform public policy and advocate at the state and local level for the mental health, housing assistance, employment, and medical needs that will lift veterans and their families out of poverty and homelessness.
CAVSA in the News The Triplicate November 3, 2023 This past week, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 1386, by Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel (D – Encino), which will cut down on bureaucratic red tape and create an expedited process to move homeless veterans into supportive housing units as quickly and efficiently as possible. Under […]
2021-22 REPORT CALIFORNIA VETERANS COMMUNITY REPORT Quick Links – Executive Summary – Full Report CAVSA’s members are community-based direct service providers; we draw upon our experience working directly with veterans to inform policy and advocate for adequate and accessible services and support. On behalf of our Board of Directors, I’d like to thank you […]
By Ethan J. Evans Published: 25 June 2022 Health & Social Work, Volume 47, Issue 3, August 2022, Pages 161–164, Extract On a single night in January 2020, 37,252 veterans were experiencing homelessness in the United States—36,115 fewer veterans than in 2009, when these data were first collected (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs [VA], 2021). […]