Veterans Resource Center

Access the COVID-19 Veterans Resource Guide

Military personnel, veterans, their families, caregivers, and survivors will find information regarding benefits, housing, education, employment, healthcare and more at the Adult Information Desk.  The Veterans Resource Center is staffed by reference librarians during library hours.

Federal Resources

VA Welcome Kit: Your Guide to Earned Benefits and Services 

Request copy of DD Form 214 / Separation Papers / Military Records: Instructions

Newly separated veterans: VA / DOD eBenefits Portal

All other veterans/next-of-kin: National Personnel Records Center  

Get the latest VA news: #VetResources - for Veterans, the Families, Caregivers, and Survivors

Federal Resources Benefits

Telephone Hotlines
Veterans Confidential Crisis Line: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) Press 1, or Text 838255
National Call Center for Homeless Veterans: 1-877-4AID-VET (1-877-424-3838)
VA Caregiver Support Line: 1-855-260-3274
Military One Source: 1-800-342-9647
CALVET: Find County Veterans Service Office 1-844-SERV-VET (1-844-737-8838)

Career Resources

  • Receive online career counseling
  • Fine-tune your resume in the "Resume Lab"
  • Access a library of videos, lessons, and tests
  • Connect with a VA expert to find locally available resources
  • Submit any questions you may have

California Resources

Veterans Connect @ the Library Quick Links

Swords to Plowshares A 501 (c)(3) non-profit dedicated to supporting nearly 3,000 homeless, low-income, and at-risk veterans in the Bay Area every year.  offerings include employment and job training, supportive housing programs, permanent housing placement, counseling and case management, and legal services.

California Department of Veterans Affairs / CALVET

CALVET Fact Sheets & Quick Links

Alameda/Contra Costa County Resources

Pleasanton Area/East Bay Resources