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San Diego Regional Office


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2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), portrayed in an illustration created at the CDC. ALISSA ECKERT, MS; DAN HIGGINS, MAMOur Response to COVID-19

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Public Contact Virtual Services:

Phone: (619) 400-5495
Virtual and In Person Appointment Services Now Available - VERA - Home (

San Diego VARO's Public Contact Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. We encourage our visitors to continue utilizing the virtual platforms available to the community.
Our Public Contact Representatives may be reached by phone at (619) 400-5495, or by email at Please provide your name, contact information and a brief description of what you need. A VA representative will contact you within one business day.
Visitors who visit our Public Contact interview area will complete a COVID-19 screening and follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) guidelines.

To schedule a virtual or in person interview, please visit San Diego VARO’s Visitor Engagement Reporting Application (VERA) website:
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San Diego VARO Outreach Calendar of Events - December 2022 

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. 

Veterans Village of San Diego (VVSD) (In-person)
4141 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92110
December 14, 2022, and December 28, 2022
Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Father Joe’s St. Teresa’s Claims Clinic (In-person)
1 14th St., San Diego, CA 92101
December 6, 2022
Time: 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm 

Interfaith Community Services – Oceanside (In-person)
1617 Mission Ave., Oceanside, CA 92057
December 12, 2022
Time: 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Phone: (760) 529-9979

Interfaith Community Services - Escondido (In-person)
550 W. Washington Ave., Escondido, CA 92025
No clinic in December 2022 due to Christmas holiday
Time: 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Phone: (760) 489-6380

Chula Vista Vet Center (Virtual)
180 Otay Lakes Road, Unit 108, Bonita, CA 91902
No clinic in December 2022
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Phone: (858) 404-8390

San Diego Housing and Urban Development-VA Supported Housing (HUD-VASH) (Virtual)
December 15, 2022
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 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

Loma Linda Housing and Urban Development-VA Supported Housing (HUD-VASH) (In-person)
December 9, 2022, and December 23, 2022
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

San Diego VA Regional Office's Virtual VA Benefits Briefing
Explore and learn more about a variety of VA benefits – Virtual Monthly Briefing (via WebEx)
No brief in December 2022
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Join the WebEx briefing

Riverside County Claims Clinic

El Centro Claims Clinic (In-person)
CBOC El Centro, 1115 S. 4th Street, El Centro, CA 92243
December 5, 2022
Time: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

US Vets Colton/MARB/Inland Empire Claims Clinic (In-person)
937 S. Via Lata #100, Colton, CA 92324
December 2, 2022, and December 16, 2022
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

US VETS MARB (In-person)
15105 6th Street, March Air Reserve Base, CA 92518
December 22, 2022
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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Office Information

San Diego Regional Office

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



Some regional offices have re-opened with limited hours and services. We may be screening visitors due to COVID-19. For your safety and convenience we continue to offer help online and by phone.

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