Education benefits can be complicated to calculate and depend on a lot of factors. Click here to read more about the GI Bill. Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) has a helpful online benefits calculator. Click the link to visit their site and learn more.
A Veterans Service Officer (VSO) can help with navigating benefits, including the new GI Bill. Search for local resources near you below.
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CalVet has individuals called Local Interagency Networking Coordinators (LINCs) who provide assistance with education as well as other services. Clickhere to contact a LINC
AMVETS also provides Service Officers to support veterans in accessing their veterans education benefits. Clickhere to contact an AMVETS Service Officer
Community Colleges and Universities in the state of California have Veteran Resource Centers (VRCs) on their campuses. These centers provide assistance with educational benefits, college enrollment and educational counseling. Search for local resources near you below.
Federal Work Study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students, in order to earn money to help pay for education expenses. The opportunities differ by campus and by individuals field of study. Click the button to visit their site and learn more.
The Mission Continues (TMC) Fellowship provides a work study program for veterans in which they can work for a non-profit of their choice for 6 months. Click the button to visit their site and learn more.
There are a lot of options available to learn a trade. It is important to research options including the graduation and employment rate of vocational schools. Search for local resources near you below.