Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance (DEA) Program

Who can use this service?

To be an eligible for DEA you must be the son, daughter, or spouse of:

• A Veteran who died, or is permanently and totally disabled, as the result of a service-connected disability. The disability must arise out of active service in the Armed Forces.
• A Veteran who died from any cause while such service-connected disability was in existence.
• A Servicemember missing in action or captured in the line of duty by a hostile force• A Servicemember forcibly detained or interned in the line of duty by a foreign government or power.
• A Servicemember hospitalized or receiving outpatient care for a VA determined service-connected permanent and total disability may be eligible for DEA benefits.
 

Is there a charge for this service?

This service is provided free of charge.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during scheduled holidays.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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Paso Robles Veterans Memorial Building

By appointment only

240 Scott Street Paso Robles, CA 93446

Tel: (805) 781-5766

Fax: (805) 781-5769

Arroyo Grande Library

By appointment only

800 West Branch Street Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Tel: (805) 781-5766

Fax: (805) 781-5769

SLO Veterans Memorial Building

Monday - Friday 9-5

801 Grand Avenue San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Tel: (805) 781-5766

Fax: (805) 781-5769

To schedule an appointment or for information regarding VA benefits, please call (805) 781-5766.

To fax to our office, dial (805) 781-5769.

To reach Breanne Salmon, Mental Health Counselor, dial (805) 748-2403 or email [email protected].

To reach Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF), regarding eligibility for homeless services, contact Jory Rogers at (805) 503-0944 or (805) 237-0352.