Community Resources & Events

There are many national and regional organizations that support military-connected students in different ways. Click the descriptions below to visit resource websites. We will also be posting social and professional events. Contact the event coordinators for more information. 

Student Veterans of America

Student Veterans of America (SVA) is a 501(c)(3) coalition of student-veteran groups on college campuses across the globe that support students, fund scholarships, train tomorrow's leaders, build centers, raise awareness, protect the G.I. Bill®, conduct research, plan an annual national conference, and coordinate an alumni network.

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs

The VA website is a source of information including health, benefits and other resources.

Post 9/11 G.I. Bill®

The VA website includes several pages with information specific to the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill® including forms and handouts.

VA San Diego Healthcare System

VA San Diego Healthcare System
3350 La Jolla Village Dr.
San Diego, CA 92161
858-552-8585 | 800-331-8387
www.sandiego.va.gov

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

IAVA is the leading post-9/11 veteran empowerment organization (VEO) with the most diverse and rapidly growing membership in America. We don’t just support veterans, we empower them! #VetsRising

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)

OUR MISSION: To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans.

Ask the VA a question

The VA has a webpage with several ways to ask questions and find answers to benefits questions. You can even attach documents to your question.

EasterSeals: Bob Hope Veteran Support Program

The Bob Hope Veterans Support Program is a program under the EasterSeals organization. Building off of the success of the WorkFirst model, our Bob Hope Veterans Support Program provides one-on-one employment services, as well as referrals to other resources, to meet the unique needs of military personnel and veterans transitioning out of the military into a civilian job or starting their own small business.

Community Events

"Operation Stand Down" 2018

Operation Stand Down is an annual outreach event organized by the Veterans Village of San Diego. Over 3,000 volunteers, including 150 agencies and organizations, provide needed supplies and services to homeless veterans and their families. 

When: June 29-July 1st, 2018

Where: San Diego High School Athletic Field
1405 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

More information: http://vvsd.net/about-stand-down/