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Department of Human Services

Adult and Aging Division

Family & Dependent Benefits

The Veterans Service Office staff can help you learn about the many benefit programs available to spouses and families of veterans:

  • who are deceased,
  • whose permanent disability is a result of military service, or
  • who served during a time of military conflict

Program & Services

  • Veteran’s burial or memorial benefits
  • Tax-free monthly support for parent, spouse or child of a veteran who died from a service-related injury or illness
  • Tax-free monthly pension for surviving low-income spouse or child of a veteran with wartime service
  • Education and training for surviving spouses and dependent children of veterans who are disabled or deceased
  • Health care benefits for spouses, surviving spouses, dependent children or family caregiver
  • Educational and career counseling
  • Loans to build, buy, improve or refinance a home
  • Financial counseling
  • Disability benefits for Vietnam veteran’s children with certain birth defects

You may want to read more about federal benefits families of veterans are eligible for at the Veterans Affairs website.

Contact the VSO

  • Phone:(707) 565-5960, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • In-person: Monday-Thursday, 8am-12pm and 1pm-3pm. Visit us at 3725 Westwind Blvd. 1st Floor, Santa Rosa 95403.
  • Email: Please allow two business days for a response.