Student Veterans Resource Center (SVRC)

The SVRC opened in September of 2016 with generous support from Sentinels of Freedom with the vision of creating a community for veteran students at DVC. The center offers dedicated study areas, a computer lab, student meeting space, comfortable lounge to build comradery and relax, small kitchenette, and connections to other resources.

Hours of Operation

Extended Hours for Finals:

December 4-7, 9am to 7pm

December 8, 9am to 4pm

December 11-14, 9am to 7pm

Regular hours of operation are Monday-Thursday from 9am to 4pm.

Contact Us

By telephone: 925-969-2237

Location: Learning Center Annex South (Next to P.U.M.A. Center and across from Learning Center)

Services

Tutoring

Algebra, Calculus, Trigonometry - Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 12:30pm-1:30pm

Physics - Thursdays, 1pm-4pm

Sign-ups are available in the SVRC.

Resources

Concord Vet Center

Readjustment Counseling Services
1333 Willow Pass Road, Suite 106, (behind Sizzler restaurant)
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: 925-680-4526

Contra Costa Country Blue Star Moms

Contra Costa Blue Star Moms
California Chapter 20
P.O. Box 6379, Concord, CA 94524
Email: ccbsm@ccbluestarmoms.org

Contra Costa County Services

Contra Costa County Veterans Service Office

Nathan Johnson, County Veteran Service Officer
10 Douglas Drive, Suite 100
Martinez, CA 94553
Phone: 925-313-1481
Fax: 925-313-1490

Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm, Friday 9am-12pm

Direct Deposit of Educational Benefits Payments

Online: Login to WAVE (Web Automated Verification of Enrollment) (or create an account if you are a new user). On the WAVE main page, click on the link that says "Direct Deposit Enrollment Form". This form can be submitted electronically, or you can print out a hard copy and mail it to your local Regional Processing Office.

By phone: Direct Deposit center, 1-877-838-2778

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

www.iava.org

Swords to Ploughshares

Founded in 1974 by veterans, Swords to Plowshares is a community-based not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides needs assessment and case management, employment and training, housing, and legal assistance to approximately 3,000 veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area each year.

Main Office:
1060 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA  94103
Phone: 415-252-4788

East Bay Office:
2719 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510-844-7500

Email: info@swords-to-plowshares.org

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Benefit Office

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Oakland Regional Benefit Office
1301 Clay St., North Tower
Oakland, CA 94612

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm

Veterans of Foreign Wars Field Officer

Carolyn L. Black, Field Service Officer
3829 Fallbrook Court
Pittsburg, CA 94565
Phone: 925-267-3309

Email: clblack@comcast.net

More resources to come.