The department consists of 4 employees and has a 2014-15 budget of $476,588.
Vision / Mission / Functions
The San Joaquin Veterans Service Office was established by the Board of Supervisors in 1944. In an Advocacy Role, the Appointed Veterans Service Officer shall assist every peace or war-time veteran, and the dependents of every deceased veteran in presenting and pursuing any claim the veteran may have against the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and in establishing the veteran's right to any privilege, preference, care or compensation provided by the laws of the United States or the State of California.
Courtesy, respect and sensitivity will be afforded to every veteran and eligible dependent who desires to pursue claims for disability, pension, compensation, education, and medical care, to include death benefits such as burial allowances, widow's pensions, dependency and indemnity compensation and the dependent allowances.