Military & Veteran Resources

If you are an active or inactive military veteran we have help & info to start or grow your business.  Services for Veterans and Active Military are right here!

Here is a great resource for ex-service personnel looking for employment in Trade Industries: Click Here

Elected Officials:

If you need Veterans support please consider getting help from your elected officials.  They are ready to serve you.

Congressman Duncan Hunter: Military & Veterans Caseworker, Tommy Marquez – 619-448-5201, www.hunter.house.gov

Congresswoman Susan Davis: Senior Community Representative, Lee Steuer – 619-280-5353, www.house.gov/susandavis

California Department of Veterans Affairs: Robert Winkler-Public Information Officer, Simon Marquez, Local Interagency Coordinator- 619-205-1155, www.calvet.ca.gov

County of San Diego Library: Hildie Kraus, Principal Librarian, 619-588-3718

City of El Cajon Veterans’ Commission:  Commissioner Wayne Clark, 619-889-7628, Commissioner George Glover 619-742-9443  http://www.ci.el-cajon.ca.us/your-government/commissions/veterans-commission

Business Support Groups (non-profit):

American Legion – El Cajon Post 303, meets third Wednesday 1900 hours, 750 E. Main Street (CVUSD Board Room)

Call 2-1-1 Veterans Serving Veterans, Active Military, Reservists, National Guardsmen & Their Families.
Staffed 24/7 by veterans for veterans.  Call 211 or 858-636-3604, www.mhsinc.org/courage-to-call

East County Career Center: Susan Roberts-Egley, Business Services Coordinator, 619-590-3938, www.sandiegoatwork.com

East County Economic Development Council: Re-al Lewis, Outreach Specialist, 619-258-3670, www.eastcountyedc.org

Elite Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Network: The nation’s #1 voice for SDVOBs, Rick Fowler, National Vice President, 760-271-1222, www.elitesdvob.org

El Cajon Veterans Civic Memorial Association: 136 N. Chambers, El Cajon, CA,

-Amvets, Post 17, meets second Monday 1800 hours

– Fleet Reserve Association, Branch 47, Meets first Wednesday 1900 hours

-Marine Corps League Detachment, Post 1032, Meets second Wednesday 1900 hours

-Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 2275 meets second Wednesday 1900 hours

For more information call 619-447-0356

Goodwill Industries: Chris D. Kenniston, Job Developer, 619-225-2200, ext. 492  www.sdgoodwill.org/vets

Mental Health Systems: RanDee McLain, Veteran Peer Navigator/Case Manager, 858-636-3607, www.mhsinc.org/courage-to-call

Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans and their Families, http://sandiego.networkofcare.org/veterans

Reboot Workshop: Maurice Wilson, 619-822-2704, www.nvtsi.org

San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce, Business Resource Center: Eric Lund, CEO, 619-440-6161, www.eastcountychamber.org

Southern Caregiver Resource Center: Martha Ranon, Director of Education and Outreach, 858-268-4432 ext. 113, www.caregivercenter.org

The Recovery Village: Amy Elmayan, Awareness Advocate, www.therecoveryvillage.com

United Veterans Council of San Diego County, www.sduvc.org

US Dept. of Veterans Affairs, www.va.gov

Veterans Crisis Line, 1-800-273-8255 press 1

Veterans Village of San Diego: Al Lejarde, Veteran Peer Outreach Specialist, 619-518-5955, www.vvsd.net

Volunteers of America Southwest: Mr. Kelly Hughes – 619-415-3068

Veterans American Addiction Centers – Go Here 

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