Mayor's Office of Veterans Affairs

Mayor Garcetti established the Mayor's Office of Veterans Affairs to ensure veterans in Los Angeles can access the services they've earned. This page provides a portal to help our veterans find housing, employment, medical benefits and mental health services. We also encourage veterans to contact our Veterans Affairs Coordinator.


HOUSING

THE HAVEN
310-478-3711 ext. 44353
 
US VETERANS INITIATIVE
310-348-7600 
  
NEW DIRECTIONS FOR VETERANS
310-914-5966

  

EMPLOYMENT

GOODWILL VETERAN
EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM
323-539-2000
  
LOS ANGELES
WORKSOURCE CENTERS
LA's FREE personal employment agency.
View map of our 18 LA Worksource locations 
for a Center near you.

MEDICAL SERVICES

LA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY
& VETERANS AFFAIRS
877-452-8387
View list of all locations in LA County 
  
VA OF GREATER LOS ANGELES
HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
24hr Enrollee Medical Advice: 877-222-8387
Enrollment Questions: 888-816-0803
Appointment Information: 800-952-4852 
 

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

 

VA OF GREATER LOS ANGELES
HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
Offers consultation, evaluation, and
treatment regarding a variety of issues
that can impact emotional well-being.
Crisis Hotline: 800-273-8255 - Press "1"
 
 
 
  

Additional Resources & Programs:

The LA Veterans Portal and Veterans Resource Corps
The LA Veterans Portal is an innovative, web-based platform where local veterans can research services, call 211 directly, or receive direct assistance from a member of the “Veterans Service Corps” (VRC) who operate out of our LA City Libraries. VRC consists of 20 veterans who work out of 10 of our libraries and provide other veterans “peer support” while they identify/access services. The portal has the most extensive and vetted veterans resource directory in the region. 

“VetsGo511” Mobile
LA County Metro in partnership with the Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti has developed the “VetsGo511” phone app which will provide instant access to transportation and social services for veterans and military personnel. With this application, veterans can have easy access to public transportation.

10,000 Strong Vets Hiring Initiative
The Office of Veterans Affairs has created the 10,000 Strong Hiring Initiative to connect veterans with employers seeking to hire former service members. Visit our 10K Strong page to see all the participating employers and to begin the application process. 

SEND A NOTE TO OUR VETERANS COORDINATOR