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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 attend our Surviving Spouse Pension Seminar on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 2 – 4 p.m. Also called a Death Pension, this is a tax-free monetary benefit, payable to low-income, un-remarried, surviving spouses of a deceased wartime veteran.

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

Contact Information

Veterans Service Office
Human Services Department
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Santa Rosa Office
Drop-In Hours
Monday-Thursday
8-11 AM, 1-3:30 PM

HSD South County Center
Tuesdays and Thursdays 
By appointment

Contact us by Phone
Addresses
Address
3725 Westwind Boulevard
First Floor
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.510185, -122.796579

Human Services South County Center

5350 Old Redwood Highway North

Suite 100

Petaluma, CA 94954

Connect with the VSO

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Drop in Monday-Thursday or call with a question: (707) 565-5960