El Dorado Veteran Resources Veteran Stand Down

WHAT/WHO: El Dorado Veteran Resources rolls out the red carpet for eligible Veterans and their families. Providing live music for entertainment and camaraderie. The event will provide a one-stop shop for Veterans benefits and other medical support. For more information, volunteer opportunities and registration or call 530.621.5146 or fill out the contact form below.

WHEN: Friday, September 30th and Saturday, October 1st from 0900 to 1600  

**WHERE: Veterans Memorial Building  at 130 Placerville Drive, Placerville, California 95667. The event will be in the building and in the parking lot. The Veterans Memorial Building is next to the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. **Subject to change depending on Mosquito Fire circumstances.

WHY: After the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of Veterans and their families have been going through hardships and have faced a lot of tough decisions. Now that we can get out and meet again, the Veteran Resources want to provide Veterans and their families with resources, medical services and since of community. This is a great opportunity for the surrounding counties to get involved to help support the local Veteran populations. They served us and now together we can serve them

ABOUT: The Veteran Benefits Administration, the Veteran Health Administration services will be on site to assist with claims. Representatives from California Department of Veteran Affairs will also be there to assists with state benefits. The Veteran Center and El Dorado County will have services offered too.  Hot meals, Hygiene stations, haircuts and pet services will be provided. Local and State elected officials have been invited. For monetary donations, please go to https://mfsgonline.org/ways-to-give/ to donate via PayPal. For other donations, please call 530.621.5146

Services, Providers & Organizations

The information below lists the services/organizations that will be present at the Stand Down

VA Enrollment & Eligibility

Assists veterans in determining eligibility for and enrolling in Veterans Administration Health Care programs

Homeless Patient Aligned Care Teams (HPACT)

Provides primary care to homeless veterans

VA Women’s Health

Supports the health, welfare and dignity of female veterans and their families, by ensuring equal access to timely, sensitive and quality care

Military to Veteran’s Administration (M2VA)

Provides assistance with transitioning from active duty military to veteran

Veterans Benefit Administration

Veteran Readiness and Employment (Formerly Vocational Rehabilitation) – assist veterans with services to help with job training, education, employment accommodations, resume development, and job seeking skills coaching

Veterans Outreach – offers a wide range of social and psychological services, including professional readjustment counseling to eligible Veterans, active duty service members, including National Guard and Reserve components, and their families. 


Assists California Veterans with services and benefits; including education, employment, healthcare, home loans, advocacy and VA claims

El Dorado County Veterans Treatment Court

El Dorado County Superior Court judge, District Attorney office , Public Defenders office and probation department are available to adjudicate cases where a veteran has entered the justice system

Capital Pro Bono

Legal aid, non profit providing free legal services, to low income individuals

America’s Homeless Veterans Foundation

El Dorado County Office of Veteran Services

Help Veterans become aware and claim the many benefits they earned and are entitled to, while in military service to our country

Lions Club International Vision Van

Vision care, eye exams, blood pressure and diabetic screening

Placer Veterans Stand Down