Veteran Services


Contact Veteran Services

Memorial Building
1205 Main Street
Susanville, CA 96130
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
Other times available
by appointment only.
(530) 251-8192
(530) 251-4901

Our Mission

The Lassen County Veterans Service Office provides assistance, counseling and acts as an advocate to the men and women who served in the Armed Forces of America, their dependents and survivors in obtaining benefits relative to federal, state, and local programs based on military service.


  • Cathy Strudle, Veterans Services Officer
  • Samantha Jee, Veterans Services Representative
  • Dennis French, Veterans Peer Specialist
  • Al Peck, Veterans Peer Specialist

What We Offer

We can provide information and referral for:

  • Agent Orange Exposure
  • Alcoholism and drug treatment programs
  • State of California Veterans benefits
  • Veterans home loans
  • Hospital care
  • Outpatient medical and dental care
  • Small Business Administration programs
  • Employement and job search resources

We Can Assist in Applying For:

    Monetary Benefit Programs

    • Compensation for Service Connected Disabilities
    • ReEvaluation of Service Connected Disabilities
    • Non-Service Connected Pension Program

    Survivors Benefits

    • Dependency Indemnity Compensation
    • Surviving Spouses Pension Program
    • Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors (REPS) - Social Security Program

    Medical Benefits

    • VA Medical Facilities
    • Military Medical Facilities
    • Prosthetics
    • Specially Adapted Homes/Equipment

    Educational Programs

    • Post 911 Education Bill
    • Montgomery GI Bill/VEAP
    • Vocational Rehabilitation
    • Dependents Educational Assistance
    • California Fee Waiver Program

    Other Services

    • VA/Cal-Vet Home Loan Programs
    • Requests for Military Records/Awards
    • Discharge Review Information
    • VA Life Insurance Programs - SGLI/VGLI
    • California Veterans Homes
    • Veterans Property Tax Exemptions
    • Burial Benefits
    • VA National Cemeteries
    • State Cemeteries