:: Women Veterans ::
::Veteran Women & VA Support ::
The primary mission of the Center for Women Veterans:

  • To review VA programs and services for women veterans
  • To assure that women veterans receive benefits and services on a par with male
    veterans
  • They are treated with the respect, dignity, and understanding by VA service
    providers.

  • Conducting coordinated outreach to proactively seek out Veterans in need of
    assistance.
  • •Connecting homeless and at-risk Veterans with housing solutions, health
    care, community employment services and other required supports.
  • •Collaborating with federal, state and local agencies; employers; housing
    providers, faith-based and community nonprofits; and others to expand
    employment and affordable housing options for Veterans exiting
    homelessness.
                     A PROMISE KEPT
The Women Veterans Health Services office
(Women's Health) provides programmatic and
strategic support to implement positive changes in
the provision of care for all women Veterans.
Center for Minority Veterans- The Center for Minority Veterans is part of the Office of the Secretary,
VA.The Center acts only as a mediator and facilitator -- As such the Center does not process claims, handle
equal       employment complaints, or employee relation problems. The Center is dedicated to ensuring that all
veterans are aware of benefits, services, and programs offered by VA.
More information resource for our newest veterans returning
from the armed services.  Get information on Health Care
Benefits for 5 years, Dental Benefits, OEF /OIF Programs,
Federal Recovery Coordination Program, Primary Health
Care for Veterans, and Additional Benefits
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Get ready, get hired: CalVet hosts women veterans employment workshop

Yreka – Women veterans will get an opportunity to learn about employment tools and career resources on Wednesday,
June 16th at the Yreka Public Library during a workshop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

In partnership with Veterans Connect at the Libraries and the California Transition Assistance Program (CalTAP), the
CalVet Women Veterans Division is hosting several employment workshops for women veterans throughout California
in 2018. These workshops highlight guest speakers, employers, and community partners who give guidance on resume
writing, job searches, and job interview skills. Additionally, there will be a segment for one-on-one resume reviews and
an opportunity to practice interviewing skills.

The Yreka workshop will feature an engaging, dynamic presentation on “Authentic Personal Branding for Military
Veterans” from Air Force veteran and award-winning author, Graciela Tiscareno-Sato. During this highly interactive
workshop, veterans learn key self-marketing skills and how to draw from their military experiences to create a personal
statement about themselves. Graciela also gives tips on informational interviews and developing mentor networks. For
more information about Graciela, visit:  
https://about.me/gracielaTSato.

Additional workshops throughout California are scheduled for the summer of 2018. The next workshop will be held on
Saturday, July 21, at the Mammoth Lakes Branch Library in Mono county For additional workshop dates and locations,
please visit
www.calvet.ca.gov/womenvets.

To register for the workshop in Yreka on June 16th, please visit:
www.calvet.ca.gov/womenvets. Lunch is provided and
travel reimbursements are available for those that qualify.

For more information about the workshops, please call
916-653-1402 or email womenveterans@calvet.ca.gov.