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 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.
“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 […]