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Veteran Resources

HAWTHORNE VETERANS WHERE ARE YOU ?

The City of Hawthorne wants to find you and make certain that, as a Veteran, you get the recognition you deserve and that you are aware of the many services and benefits available to you. Please send your contact information to Councilmember Olivia Valentine at the following Email address: ovalentine@cityofhawthorne.org

 Here are some resources which we hope you will find helpful:     

  • All Veteran Services are available through www.va.gov
  • Hiring information for employers and job seekers: www.uschamber.co/hiringourheroes
  • Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program to promote housing stability for low-income Veteran families: US Vets SSVF Program Coordinator (310) 744-6536
  • A 60-bed Residential Care Facility for veterans also known as “assisted living:” William J. “Pete” Knight, Veterans Home of California-Lancaster, 45221 30th Street West, Lancaster, CA 93536 (661) 974-7035, Ext. 6. 
  • An Exceptional Veteran Community:  Westside Residence Phase I, 725 Hindry Avenue, Inglewood, CA 90301; (310) 496-8132
  • County of Los Angeles, Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, 2615 S. Grand Avenue, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90047; (213) 744-4825 or
    Peter Roman, Veterans Counselor, County of Los Angeles, Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, 17600 S. Santa Fe Avenue, #B, Rancho Dominquez, CA 90221; (310) 761-2221
  • U.S. VETS, the largest operator of homeless veterans programs in the country;
    U.S. Vets Inglewood, 733 S. Hindry Avenue, Inglewood, CA 90301; (310) 348-7600; or
    U.S. Vets Long Beach, Villages at Cabrillo, 2001 River Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90810; (562) 388-8104
  • Volunteers of America Los Angeles for training, employment, housing and pride: Email: egreen@voala.org or www.voala.org
  • ACCESS, the Orange County Transportation Authority’s (OCTA) shared-ride paratransit service; (714) 560-OCTA
  • National Caregiver Support Program, a national caregiver support program for caregivers of veterans; www.caregiver.va.gov; (1-855-260-3274
  • The 9-11 HelpAmerica Foundation, to provide resources and support to wounded veterans: Contact Mike Talleda; (310) 780-4540 or Email: mtalleda@aol.com 
  • Mobility Works, adaptive vehicles for Bruno lifts and seating: www.mobilityworks.com
    Email:VALifts@MobilityWorks.com; (888) 900-8833
  •  Handicapped Scuba Association International (HAS) and Disabled Veterans SCUBA Project; Training the Adaptive SCUBA diver to enjoy the underwater world:
     Disabled VeteransScubaProject.org; Melvin Pasley (562) 421-3094; www.hsascuba.com
  • Burn Pits 360: Developed in an effort to promote awareness of disease and illness of our Military, Veterans, and Contractors due to environmental toxic chemical exposures from burn pits in war zones  www.burnpits360.org
 
            
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