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San Diego Regional Office

Learn more about PACT Act by watching the following video:

 PACT Act overview: All Things PACT Act 101

The PACT Act is perhaps the largest health care and benefit expansion in VA history. We also encourage everyone to go to PACT Act and your benefits page.

Public Contact Virtual Services:

Phone: 1-800-827-1000

Virtual and In-Person Appointment Services through the Visitor Engagement Reporting Application (VERA)
*Updated hours as of 1/8/2024*

Our Public Contact Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. We encourage our visitors to continue using the virtual platforms available to the community.

To speak with a  representative of the San Diego Public Contact Team, we encourage you to schedule a virtual or in-person interview, by visiting San Diego VERA - Home (

You can also email us at Please provide your name, contact information and a brief description of what you need in the email. 

Come Learn about Veteran Healthcare and Benefits!

When: Thu. May 30, 2024, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm PT

Where: San Diego American Indian Community Health Center (2630 1st Ave, San Diego, CA)

Cost: Free

On Thursday, May 30, 2024, the VA San Diego Healthcare System hosts an event to share a variety of information and resources with Veterans in San Diego. Several information/resource stations will be available to assist Veterans as listed below and more.

  1. VBA Claims Clinic: start the process for filing claims and get updates on claims already filed (please see below for what Veterans need to bring)
  2. VA Healthcare Benefits & Enrollment: get a head start on signing up for VA healthcare (please see below for what Veterans need to bring)
  3. PACT Act Toxic Exposure Screening: Toxic Exposure screening questions
  4. Military to VA (M2VA): resources for servicemembers soon to separate/just separated in the past few years
  5. Suicide Prevention: learn ways to minimize the threat of Veteran suicide through awareness and easy to access emergency communications and no cost emergency mental health care.
  6. Caregiver Support: Information and resources for those who provide care for Veterans.
  7. National Cemeteries – gain information about burial benefits and how to apply.

Veterans should bring the following documents to make the process easier:

This event is open to ALL Veterans!

San Diego VARO Outreach Calendar of Events - June 2024 

If a Veteran, family, or caregiver is interested in attending one of the clinics below, please contact a represenative at the location using the telephone number or email provided. 

San Diego VA Regional Office's Virtual VA Benefits Briefing (Virtual)

Monthly Briefing (Virtual via Microsoft Teams)
June 17, 2024
Join on your computer, mobile app or room device
Meeting ID: 267 207 976 731
Download Teams | Join on the web
Passcode: cQHVyY
Or call in (audio only)
+1 213-282-6316,,544708490#   United States, Los Angeles
Phone Conference ID: 544 708 490#
Virtual Monthly Briefing (MS Teams)

Veterans Village of San Diego (VVSD) (In-person)
4141 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92110
June 12, 2024, and June 26, 2024
Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Interfaith Community Services - Escondido (In-person)
550 W. Washington Ave., Escondido, CA 92025
June 24, 2024
Time: 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Phone: (760) 489-6380

Interfaith Community Services – Oceanside (In-person)
1617 Mission Ave., Oceanside, CA 92057
June 10, 2024
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
(760) 529-9979

San Diego Housing and Urban Development-VA Supported Housing (HUD-VASH) (Virtual)
June 6, 2024
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Claims Clinic collaboration with Veterans Justice Outreach Specialist, VA San Diego Healthcare Specialist to assist chronically homeless Veterans with intensive case management needs.
Phone: (619) 497-8989

Father Joe’s St. Teresa’s Claims Clinic (In-person)
1 14th St., San Diego, CA 92101
June 4, 2024
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Phone: (619) 466-3537

PATH San Diego Claims Clinic (In-person)
1250 Sixth Ave, Ste 150, San Diego, CA 92101
June 18, 2024
11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Rincon Indian Health Council (In-person)
50100 Golsh Rd., Valley Center, CA 92082
June 7, 2024
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
POC: Lisa Sherman at (760) 749-1410 ext. 5281

NBSD Education track for TAP (In-person)
Fleet And Family Service Center Naval Base Coronado
June 14, 2024, and June 28, 2024
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

SSVF @VVSD Virtual Claims Clinic Virtual/ Phone Clinic
(Virtual Claims Clinic collaboration with SSVF @ VVSD Staff - to assist chronically homeless veterans with intensive case management needs)
June 19, 2024
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

One More WAVE Claims Clinic (In-person)
Powerhouse Beach Del Mar California
1658 Coast Blvd, Del Mar, CA 92014
June 15, 2024
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Riverside County Claims Clinics

VA Temecula Vet Center Claims Clinic (In-person)

40935 County Center Dr., Temecula, CA 92591
June 5, 2024, and June 19, 2024
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

US Vets Colton/MARB/Inland Empire Claims Clinic (In-person)
937 S. Via Lata #100, Colton, CA 92324
June 7, 2024, and June 21, 2024
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

US VETS MARB (In-person)
15105 6th Street, March Air Reserve Base, CA 92518
June 11, 2024
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Loma Linda Housing and Urban Development-VA Supported Housing (HUD-VASH) (In-person)
June 14, 2024, and June 28, 2024
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Virtual Claims Clinic collaboration with Veterans Justice Outreach Specialist, VA San Diego Healthcare Specialist to assist chronically homeless veterans with intensive case management needs.
More information: VA Outreach Homeless Veterans Resource Guide
Phone: (909) 825-7084, Extension: 5034

Imperial County Claims Clinics

El Centro Claims Clinic (In-person) 
CBOC El Centro, 1115 S. 4th Street, El Centro, CA 92243
June 3, 2024
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Orange County Claims Clinics

Veterans Legal Institute Claims Clinic (In-person)
1231 Warner Avenue, Tustin, CA 92780
June 14, 2024
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Miramar Health Claims Clinic  (In-person)
23293 S. Pointe, Laguna Beach, CA 92653
June 28, 2024
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m

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San Diego Regional Office

8810 Rio San Diego Drive
San Diego, CA 92108
Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4pm

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