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.

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Latest News

CAVSA Member Hosts Annual 5K Run

CAVSA Member Hosts 9th Annual 5K Run   On May 18th, New Directions for Veterans hosted their 9th Annual NDVets 5K Run/Walk to honor the veterans in their lives and to raise funds to help serve local veterans. This year, they had more than 1,000 runners and walkers of all ages at the run which […]

Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day 2019 is observed on May 27. Please join us in taking time this Memorial Day to remember all those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country.  

CAVSA Weighs in on Important CA Legislation

“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.

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