For questions, contact Senior Information & Assistance at 707-468-5132 (or 1-800-510-2020 within Lake and Mendocino Counties) or email us at IASpecialist@hotmail.com.
There are many benefits for Veterans that go unclaimed every year because eligible seniors don’t apply for them. Helpful information for Veterans and surviving spouses of Veterans is available at www.va.gov/opa/newtova.asp, or by contacting our area Veterans Services Offices.
North Bay Veterans Resource Center
200 Montgomery Dr., Ste. C, Santa Rosa
San Francisco VA Medical Center (Fort Miley)
4150 Clement St., San Francisco
877-487-2838 or 415-221-4810
Clinical care and referral center; hospital; clinical programs including acute medical, neurological, surgical, psychiatric; geriatric and extended care services including clinic, consultations, respite, nursing home care unit; palliative and hospice care. Transportation assistance available. See www.sanfrancisco.va.gov.
San Francisco VA Medical Center Transport System
415-221-4810 ext. 6450
Ukiah VA Outpatient Clinic, 630 Kings Ct., Ukiah
For patients with scheduled medical appointments at the Santa Rosa VA Clinic or the San Francisco VA Medical Center. Wheelchair-accessible buses, operated by medical center employees, operate Mon – Fri with three daily departures from the Ukiah VA Outpatient Clinic. Passengers MUST be able to board and disembark the shuttle vehicle with limited assistance.
All patients may use this shuttle if they have a medical appointment on the day of travel. Seat availability is on a first come basis; no advance reservation required. Friends and family cannot be included, although special arrangements may be made for a care provider, space allowing. See www.sanfrancisco.va.gov.
VA Outpatient Clinics
Outpatient primary care and mental health services for Veterans. Part of the San Francisco VA Medical Center System. Eligibility: Honorably discharged Veterans who meet additional eligibility criteria. Call clinic to make appointment. No walk-ins. See www.sanfrancisco.va.gov.
· Clearlake VA Outpatient Clinic
15145 Lakeshore Dr., Clearlake
· Santa Rosa VA Outpatient Clinic
3841 Brickway Blvd., Santa Rosa
· Ukiah VA Outpatient Clinic
630 Kings Ct., Ukiah
Veterans Service Offices Information and assistance in applying for VA programs and benefits. Acts as liaison with VA health services, Vet Centers, VA Regional Offices, and Veterans Service Organizations. Eligibility: Veterans and families of deceased Veterans.
285 N. Main St., (mail to 255 N. Forbes St.), Lakeport
360 N. Harrison St., Fort Bragg
405 Observatory, Ukiah
800-765-9975 or 463-4226
189 N. Main St., Willits
Veterans Volunteer Transport Network
Fixed-route transportation for ambulatory, eligible Veterans with scheduled medical appointments at VA Outpatient Clinics and the SF VA Medical Center. Operated by the Disabled American Veterans, reservations are required.
From Lake County and Fort Bragg call
415-379-5612 or 877-487-2838 ext. 6, then 1
From Ukiah call
405 Observatory, PO Box 839, Ukiah
800-765-9975 or 463-4226