Imperial County 

Veterans Service Office

Our Primary Mission

The Imperial County Veteran Services Office is charged with ensuring that all Imperial County veterans, their spouses and dependents receive their benefits earned for having served their country—and receive them in a respectful, courteous and professional manner.

Our Secondary Mission

Our office has also taken on the responsibility to be a leading resource for veterans who are seeking employment. We will provide veterans with information related to employment and training opportunities as well as veteran specific job-seeker resources. Visit our VETERAN JOB SEEKER site for a list of employment and training resources available to Imperial County Veterans.

Overview

The Imperial County Veteran Services Office is one of 55 offices in California mandated by State Legislature to assist veterans in establishing eligibility for veteran, spouse and dependent benefits and assisting with filing related claims. Mr. Miguel Figueroa serves as the Veterans Services Director (VSD); Mr. Roberto Avila serves as the Veteran Services Officer (VSO); and, Ms. Lorena Lacar serves as the Veteran Services Representative (VSR).

Description

This office is not a Federal Veterans Affairs office. However, the VSO and VSR staff members are certified by the California Department of Veteran Affairs Office (CDVA), National Association of Veteran Services Officers (NACVSO), American Legion (AL), Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), and related veteran organizations to assist and represent veterans, spouses and dependents with all benefits and claims.

General Information

We can assist veterans and family members with the preparation, completion and submission of documents and forms required to prove eligibility for the following:

• Medical Benefits – initial and renewals
• Compensation for Service-Related Disabilities
• Employment and Job Search Resources
• Service Member Life Insurance
• Educational Benefits 
• California College Fee Waiver
• Vocational Rehabilitation
• Home Loan Certificate 
• Military Survivor Benefits Plan
• Pensions
• Burial Benefits
 

If you have any questions related to veterans’ benefits and eligibility, feel free to stop by our offices at the One Stop Business Center located at 2695 South 4th St. El Centro, CA, 92243 during our office hours or contact us.

Calendar of Events
What's New!

Business and Planning Committee Meeting
Thursday, March 30, 2017

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Special Workforce Development Board Meeting
Thursday, March 30, 2017

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL-AJCC OPERATOR IN IMPERIAL COUNTY

The ICWDB is soliciting Request for Proposals for the following: America's Job Center of California Operator in Imperial County.  Proposals must be submitted at the ICWDB Office by Friday, April 7, 2017, no later than 5:00 p.m.   CLICK HERE to access the Request for Proposal.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR MARCH 2017

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ONE STOP JOB ORDERS-MARCH 27, 2017

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