8950 Department of Veterans Affairs
20 - VETERANS CLAIMS AND RIGHTS
The Veterans Services Division provides service and assistance to California's veterans, dependents, and survivors. Programs administered consist of: Veterans Dependents Educational Assistance Program, County Veterans Service Office Program, Medi-Cal Cost Avoidance Program, Claims and Rights Representation, Veteran Cemeteries, and the Veterans License Plate Program. California, with approximately 2.0 million veterans, represents 8.7 percent of the nation's total veteran population.