Home » Health » Services » Directory by Population » Long Beach Veterans Commission

Long Beach Veterans Commission

The Long Beach Veterans Commission celebrates and honors Veterans and advises City Council on matters concerning Veterans in our City.

Veterans Strategic Plan

Click here to download

 


LONG BEACH VETERANS COMMISSION FAQs

 
  • WHAT DOES THE LONG BEACH VETERANS COMMISSION DO?

    The Long Beach Veterans Commission advises City Council on matters of importance to Veterans in our City. As such, the Commission provides recommendations on programs, policies, and practices designed to assist Veterans, acts as a central clearinghouse for information, programs and services relating to Veterans and celebrates and honors the achievements of Veterans in Long Beach.

  • WHO IS MY REPRESENTATIVE?

    The Commission comprises nine members, one for each Council District:

    Jesse Blanco, District 1
    Mike Shaknovich, District 2
    Vacant, District 3
    Josh “Smitty” Smith, District 4
    Ricky Fernandez, District 5
    Lance Santiago, District 6
    Ryan Antes, District 7
    Sylvia N. Contreras, District 8
    Juanita Doplemore, District 9

  • WHOM SHOULD I CONTACT FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION?

    Gina Overholt, Commission Coordinator
    Phone: (562) 570-4035
    veterans@longbeach.gov

 Resources for Veterans

Education http://web.csulb.edu/divisions/students/veterans_university/
Employment

http://www.pacific-gateway.org/veterans

Housing/Homelessness http://www.longbeach.gov/health/services/directory/homeless-services/need-assistance/
https://www.ourcityheart.org
Health Care

https://www.longbeach.va.gov/services/

Mental Health   https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/
Legal Assistance

 https://lafla.org/help/services/veterans/

Join our Long Beach Veterans Commission Facebook page to stay informed on matters of importance to Veterans in our community.