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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.

Latest News

California Proposition 1: What to know about the March ballot measure

CAVSA in the News NBC San Diego By Joey Safchik • Published January 24, 2024 Proposition 1 will appear on the March 2024 ballot in California. The $6.38 billion bond would use funds from California’s so-called millionaire tax to increase facility capacity for people in need of mental health and substance abuse treatment. Back in 2004, California voters passed […]

Newsom signs legislation to expedite housing services for homeless veterans

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 California Veterans Community Report

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 […]

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