You’re not alone—the Veterans Crisis Line is here for you. You don’t have to be enrolled in VA benefits or health care to call. It offers:
- 24/7 Support, 365 days per year
- Live Connection – you speak to a person
- Serves Veterans, Their Families, and Friends
Call 1-800-273-8255, Option “1” for veterans and loved ones.
Antelope Valley Veterans Network
The Antelope Valley Veterans Network (AVVN) is comprised of the very best and deeply dedicated professionals — many having served — whose purpose is to help our valued Veterans move toward the lives they have wanted, and deserve. We share a common commitment to doing our level best to support the needs of Veterans.
We offer this service free of charge to Veterans in need of support, who need access to Veteran serving Organizations as quickly as possible.
Resume & Job Hunting Guide
By: Stephanie Nishimori
Human Resources Professional, Transition Counselor
Stephanie Nishimori is a Transition and Career Counselor for service members who are leaving the military. Stephanie provides guidance and support to help them prepare for new careers in the civilian world – this includes resume reviews, mock interviews, mentoring, facilitating multiple workshops, and supporting them post-transition.
California Veteran Resource book
This resource guide provides a lot of helpful information for Veterans and their loved ones. It provides overviews of services offered, Veterans rights, and it makes great recommendations on how to effectively move through the system.
The California Department of Veterans Afairs (CalVet) works closely with local communities in a joint effort to serve our state’s veterans. To ensure veterans receive the assistance, benefits, and services they need, CalVet divides California into eight regions and staffs each region with a Local Interagency Network Coordinator (LINC). Our LINCs play a dynamic role within local…
VA News and Information
Good news for Veterans and caregivers in the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC): VA is extending eligibility and applicable benefits for Legacy Participants and Legacy Applicants through Sept. 30, 2025.
“VA will not discharge participants or decrease support”
During this time, VA will not discharge or decrease any support to Legacy Participants, Legacy Applicants and their Family Caregivers, based on…
U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs
VA benefits for service members
If you’re serving on active duty in the United States uniformed services, including active National Guard and Reserve with federal pay, you may be eligible for VA benefits both during service and after separation or retirement. If you’re a traditional or technical member of the National Guard and Reserve, you may also be eligible for some VA benefits. Find out which benefits you may qualify for—and when to apply. You’ll also learn about these benefits in your required Transition Assistance Program (TAP) briefing.
A wellbeing app you’ll use again and again.
Wellness means different things to different people. With a focus on personalization and choice, more time is spent on Insight Timer than all other meditation apps.
5 wellbeing apps in 1
Insight Timer is the only app you need to build healthy habits and create a wellbeing routine that works for you. And it’s free.
Memoirs in The Moment: The Daily Walk With PTSD
“Hailing from Savannah, Georgia, Dedoceo Habi served honorably in the Untied States Marine Corps and the United States Air Force. He is daring in his authentic and honest candor about the impact and affects of PTSD in his life. Mr. Habi struggled with tragic relationships, homelessness, and repeated workplace layoffs for over thirty years before finally seeking help to understand what was going on in his life. His advise to anyone exposed to traumatic experiences: “You have the strength within you to overcome that which seeks to defeat you”.”
Wounded Warrior, Wounded Wife: Not Just Surviving but Thriving
Standing Together: The Inspirational Story of a Wounded Warrior and Enduring Love
“During his fourth deployment, US Marine Corps Sergeant Carlos Evans stepped on an IED–and the loss of both legs and his left hand was just the beginning of the struggle for his life. For the next two years, he and his wife, Rosemarie, went through the rehabilitation process together. As a nurse and mother of two young children, Rosemarie was used to caring for people, but the task of taking care of her triple-amputee husband brought new challenges every day. In addition to his limb loss, Carlos faced PTSD and developed an addiction to painkillers. He was sure Rosemarie’s life would be better without him…”