Additional Resources for Veterans

Below is a list of additional resources to provide information and assistance to veterans on a variety of issues and topics.  For more personnel assistance in learning about these or other available resources please contact:

Monterey County Military & Veterans Affairs Office

Monterey Office: 831-647-7610
Seaside Office: 831-883-3811
Salinas Office: 831-796-3585

Appeals http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch05.doc
Board of Veteran’s Appeals http://www.bva.va.gov/
Center for Minority Veterans http://www1.va.gov/centerforminorityveterans/
Center for Veterans Enterprise http://www.vetbiz.gov/
Center for Women Veterans http://www1.va.gov/womenvet/
Co-pay Rates http://www.va.gov/healthbenefits/cost/copays.asp
College and Continuing Education Resouces http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/resources/veteran-continuing-ed/
Compensation for Disabilities Associated with the Gulf War Service http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/part6%20/ch07.doc
Compensation Rate Tables http://www.benefits.va.gov/COMPENSATION/resources_comp01.asp
Department of Veterans Affairs Home Page http://www.va.gov/
Directory of Veterans Service Organizations http://www1.va.gov/vso/index.cfm?template=view
Disability Examination Worksheets Index, Comp http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/Benefits/exams/index.htm
Due Process http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch02.doc
Duty to Assist http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch01.doc
Electronic Code of Federal Regulations http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/ECFR?page=browse
Environmental Agents http://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/
Establishing Combat Veteran Eligibility http://www.va.gov/healtheligibility/eligibility/combatvets.asp
Evaluation Protocol for Gulf War and Iraqi Freedom Veterans With Potential Exposure To Depleted Uranium (DU) http://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/depleted_uranium/followup_progr... and http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1158
See also, Depleted Uranium Fact Sheet http://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/depleted_uranium/index.asp#bene...
Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependants 2010 http://www.va.gov/opa/publications/benefits_book.asp
Forms and Records Request http://www.va.gov/vaforms/
Geriatrics and Extended Care http://www1.va.gov/geriatricsshg/
Guideline for Chronic Pain and Fatigue MUS-CPG http://www.oqp.med.va.gov/cpg/cpgn/mus/mus_base.htm
Gulf War Veteran’s Illnesses http://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/gulfwar/
Hearings http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch04.doc
Homeless Veterans http://www1.va.gov/homeless/
Housing and Mortgage Guide for Veterans http://mortgageloan.com/veterans/
Housing Guide for Veterans  http://www.moneygeek.com/mortgage/resources/veterans-benefits-for-housin...
HSR&D Home http://www.hsrd.research.va.gov/
Index to Disability Examination Worksheets C&P exams http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/benefits/exams/index.htm
Ionizing Radiation http://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/radiation/
Iraqi Freedom/Enduring Freedom Veterans VBA http://www.oefoif.va.gov/index.asp
Life Insurance & Death Benefits https://www.moneygeek.com/insurance/life/resources/death-benefits-guide/
M21-1 Table of Contents http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/M21_1.html
Make the Connection http://maketheconnection.net/conditions/ptsd
Mental Disorders, Schedule of Ratings http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/regs/38CFR/BOOKC/PART4/S4_130.DOC
Mental Health Program Guidelines http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/docs/MHG_English.pdf
Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers http://www.mirecc.va.gov/index.asp
MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Centers of Excellence http://www.va.gov/ms/index.asp
My Health e Vet http://www.myhealth.va.gov/
National Association of State Directors http://www.nasdva.us/
National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention http://www.prevention.va.gov/PREVENTION/index.asp
Neurological Conditions and Convulsive Disorders, Schedule of Ratings http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/regs/38cfr/bookc/part4/s4%5F124a.doc
OMI (Office of Medical Inspector) http://www.medicalinspector.va.gov/MEDICALINSPECTOR/index.asp
Online VA Form 10-10EZ https://www.1010ez.med.va.gov/sec/vha/1010ez/Form/1010ez.pdf
Parkinson’s Disease http://www.parkinsons.va.gov/index.asp
Peacetime Disability Compensation http://www.benefits.va.gov/persona/veteran-elderly.asp
Pension for Service-Connected Death http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/dependents/index.htm
Persian Gulf Registry http://www.publichealth.va.gov/exposures/gulfwar/registry_exam.asp
This program is now referred to as Gulf War Registry Program (to include Operation Iraqi Freedom) as of March 7, 2005
Policy Manual https://www.va.gov/hac/forbeneficiaries/champva/policymanual/index.asp
Power of Attorney http://www.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-0137-fill.pdf
Prosthetics Eligibility http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=337
Public Health and Environmental Hazards Home Page http://www.publichealth.va.gov/index.asp
Public Health/SARS http://www.publichealth.va.gov/
Publications Manuals http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/publications.cfm?Pub=4
Publications and Reports http://www.vba.va.gov/REPORTS/index.asp
Records Center and Vault Homepage http://www.rcv.va.gov/
Request For and Consent To Release of Information From Claimant’s Records http://www.vba.va.gov/pubs/forms/VBA-21-4142-ARE.pdf
Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans Illnesses
http://www.va.gov/RAC-GWVI/index.asp
Survivor’s and Dependents’ Educational Assistance http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/survivor_dependent_assistance.asp
U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims http://www.uscourts.cavc.gov/
VA Best Practice Manual for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) http://www.avapl.org/pub/PTSD%20Manual%20final%206.pdf
VA Quick Facts http://www.va.gov/vetdata/Quick_Facts.asp
VA Health Care Eligibility http://www.va.gov/healtheligibility/
VA Home Loans http://www.moneygeek.com/mortgage/va-home-loan/
VA Life Insurance Handbook http://www.benefits.va.gov/INSURANCE/ins_publications.asp
VA Loan Lending Limits and Jumbo Loans http://valoans.com/va_facts_limits.cfm
VA National Hepatitis C Program http://www.hepatitis.va.gov/
VA Trainee Pocket Card on Gulf War http://www.va.gov/OAA/pocketcard/gulfwar.asp
VAOIG Home Page https://www.va.gov/oig/default.asp
Vet Center Eligibility – Readjustment Counseling Service http://www.va.gov/rcs/Eligibility.htm
Veterans Benefits Administration Main Web Page http://www.vba.va.gov/
Veterans Legal and Benefits Information http://valaw.org/
VHA Forms, Publications, Manuals http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/
VHA Public Health Strategic Health Care Group Home Page http: // www.publichealth.va.gov/
VONAPP online http://vabenefits.vba.va.gov/vonapp/main.asp
WARMS – 38 CFR Book C http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/bookc.html
Wartime Disability Compensation http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collectionUScode.action?collectionCode=U...
War-Related Illness and Injury Study Center – New Jersey http://www.warrelatedillness.va.gov/
Welcome to the GI Bill Web Site http://www.gibill.va.gov/
What VA Social Workers Do http://www.socialwork.va.gov/socialworkers.asp
WRIISC http://www.warrelatedillness.va.gov/WARRELATEDILLNESS/index.asp