Benefits & Information

Walk-in hours are Mon - Thu 9-3:30 - Appointments available on Friday
Call (209) 558-7380 for more information

Our Veterans Service Representatives are thoroughly trained and accredited by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to represent you. Stanislaus County Department of Veterans Affairs Representatives are not employees of the federal government. They are county employees ready to assist you with any veterans claim.

They will assist you in securing the maximum benefits. Your representative works closely with service officers from a veteran´s organization of your choice such as:

  • American Legion
  • California Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Disabled American Veterans
  • Military Order of the Purple Heart
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars

…and many other organizations that maintain staff at federal Veterans Affairs Regional Offices.

We can assist you with:

  • Compensation for service related disabilities
  • Pension for veterans with non-service connected disabilities
  • Education benefits and vocational rehabilitation (application and information)
  • Medical treatment at VA Medical Centers (application and information)
  • Home loan benefits (application for certificate of eligibility and program information)
  • Government Life Insurance
  • Burial benefits
  • Pension for non-service related deaths
  • Proceeds of government life insurance
  • Military Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP)
  • Medical benefits
  • Educational benefits. Including the California College Waiver Program

We can provide information and referral for:

  • Agent Orange programs
  • Alcoholism and drug treatment programs
  • State of California Veterans benefits
  • Veterans home loans
  • Hospital care
  • Outpatient medical and dental care
  • Small Business Administration programs
  • Employment and job search resources

Veteran Services Staff

Ryan Kegley, U.S. Army
Veterans Services Officer (VSO), Manager
Jose Garcia, U.S. Marines
Veterans Services Analyst
Tomkico Cabral, U.S. Army
Veterans Services Representative
Raymond Pinto, U.S. Marines
Veterans Services Representative
Mariana Pearce, U.S. Army
Veterans Services Representative
Anthony Almanza, U.S. Army
Veterans Services Representative
Juan Dennys
VSO Social Worker III
Janee Plunkett
Staff Services
Phone: (209) 558-7380
Susanna Espinoza
Staff Services
Phone: (209) 558-7380

County Veteran Service Officers

Find the nearest CVSO throughout California

California Association of County Veterans Service Officers.

Call toll-free: 1-844-SERV-VET.