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Veteran Treatment Courts

 

About Veterans Treatment Court (VTC)

VTC Mentor Flier

The San Luis Obispo County, Veterans Treatment Courts assists veterans who have entered the criminal justice system receive treatment and rehabilitation from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Veterans are eligible for treatment court if the criminal activity is attributed to conditions like Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, traumatic brain injury, sexual trauma and other triggers related to military service. The program is also designed to assist local agencies by having the VA provide staff in courts, provide treatment and use trained volunteer mentors who will assist veterans through their individualized treatment and rehabilitation plans.

For more information, please contact the County Veterans Services Department at 805.781.5766 or visit www.slovets.org

In order to qualify:

Court begins at 9 a.m. in Department 6 of the San LUis Obispo Superior Court, for more information please contact Dana Cummings at the San Luis Obispo County Veterans Services Office 805-781-5766, or email dcummings@co.slo.ca.us for more information.

Presentation on VTC (Power Point presentation)


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VA Online Resources

  • Veteran Service Records (DD-214) - Request Military Service Records
  • Standard Form 180 PDF - Request Military Records - http://www.archives.gov/research/order/standard-form-180.pdf
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - http://www.va.gov/
  • VA Forms - www.va.gov/forms/
  • USA Jobs "Working for America" - Job Search Page
  • US Department of Labor - Hire a Veteran
  • US Department of Defense - DOD Web Site
  • Inquiry Routing & Information System (IRIS) - https://iris.custhelp.com/