Veterans Resources

Veterans Resources

A man in a brown shirt and camoflauge hat stands behind a table with an orange tablecloth with the text "Veterans Connect @ The Library"

The Main Library has a Veterans Resource Center in the lobby. You can find books and information for veterans and their families about benefits for education, health, employment, housing, and more. Trained staff and volunteers are also available to help during scheduled hours.

OPL's Veterans Center was started through Veterans Connect @ the Library, opens a new window.

Department of Veterans Affairs & CalVet

Veterans' Resources

Resources for Veterans at the Oakland Public Library.

veterans connect @ the library

California public libraries are working to connect veterans and their families to benefits and services for which they are eligible.

Feds Hire Vets

Feds Hire Vets is your single site for Federal employment information for Veterans. is a news and resource website for military members, veterans and their families.

Local Organizations

Veterans Community Media Network

The Veterans Community Media Network’s mission is to show our veterans the possibilities of improving the quality of their lives.

Swords to Plowshares

Health and social services, financial support, housing, legal services, employment and advocacy

Operation Dignity

Operation Dignity provides shelter, transitional housing, and supportive services to help veterans.
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