348 East Yosemite Avenue Madera, CA 93638 (559) 661-4446 . Information about Disability benefits, replacement Social Security cards, and retirement benefits can be obtained through this office. Web site: www.ssa.gov/top10.html
For Job Fair, Stand Down and Employer Seminar information choose a location below, then click the button to the right.
> For Unemployment Insurance (UI) call: 1-800-300-5616
Employment Development Department (EDD) 209 East 7th Street, Madera, CA 93638 (559) 662-4500 At EDD a Veteran can register in CalJOBS, fax resumes to employers, access Internet Job Services sites, receive referrals to education and training, and inquire about workshops. Case Management (see glossary) is available according to need. Local Veteran Employment Representative (LVER) and Disabled Veteran Outreach Representative (DVOP) can assist eligible Veterans in their search for employment and services offered throughout the county. Veterans can also receive information about qualification and eligibility for the Chapter 31 Program (Disabled Veteran Program).
Web site: www.edd.cahwnet.gov.
Madera County Workforce Assistance Center 209 East 7th Street, Madera, CA 93638, (559) 662-4500 At the center a Veteran will be referred to service providers located throughout the county. Currently there are ten agencies located at the One-Stop and they provide a wide array of services. There is a resource room with twenty-six computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones and computer tutorials available for the Veteran to use for their job search activities.
Workforce Development Office (WDO) 209 East 7th Street Madera, CA 93638 (559) 662-4500, Oakhurst site, 41969 Highway 41 Oakhurst, CA 93644 (559) 683-6263 The WDO provides comprehensive employment services to Veterans who meet eligibility requirements. If eligible, Veterans will work with a Case Manager who will help them get training or find a job.
Madera County Veteran Service Officer 321 West Yosemite Avenue, Suite 101 Madera, CA 93637 The County Veteran Service Office can help Veterans with information on Veterans' Rights, and obtain applications for Veteran's Programs. Be sure to take a copy of your DD-214. If you need a copy of your DD-214. If you need a copy of your DD-214, click on the star at the right.
Department of Rehabilitation 209 East 7th Street Madera, CA 93638 (559) 662-4567 The Department of Rehabilitation serves anyone with a physical, mental, or emotional problem that interferes with a person's ability to secure and hold a job. You may qualify for job training and placement, help with transportation, vocational and personal counseling and more. Web site: http://www.rehab.cahwnet.gov
Madera Rescue Mission 322 Elm Avenue Madera, CA 93638 (559) 675-8321 The Mission provides housing, clothing, counseling, food and other help for the homeless.
Central California Health Care Systems 2615 East Clinton Avenue Fresno, CA 93703 (559) 225-6100 The Fresno VAMC is a full service medical center. Service Connected Disabled Veterans, Veterans with no income who need medical attention, and Veterans with insurance, who want to be treated at the VAMC, are all welcome at the hospital. In the hospital you'll find Veteran Service Officers who can provide Veterans with "Powers of Attorney" for filing for disability, and assistance with benefits. Also located there, are AM Vets, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). American Legion representatives.
Department of Motor Vehicle 1206 West Maple Avenue Madera, CA 93637 (559) 674-5734 Web site: www.dmv.ca.gov/dmv.htm
Social Security Administration
United States Post Office 201 South D Street Madera, CA 93638 (800) 275-8777.
Madera County Public Defenders Office 210 South D Street Madera CA 93638 This office provides legal services for low-income Madera County residents.
Veterans Affairs (Benefit Information and Claims Assistance) 1-800 827-1000 Veterans Education Benefits (GI Bill) 1-800 442-4551
Welfare Service 720 East Yosemite Avenue Madera, CA 93638 Applications for Food Stamps, Medi-Cal and General Relief are accepted at this office. Additional information can be received by calling (559) 675-7670.
State Center Community College District 30277 Avenue 12 Madera, CA 93638 Both evening and day classes in a variety of fields that will lead to either a certificate of completion or an Associates Degree. Veteran's representatives are available to help with benefits and class selection.