Diversity Resource Guide - Veterans

Clubs and Organization

Academics Programs/Services

  • Veterans Enrollment Transition (VETS): www.humboldt.edu/veterans; www.facebook.com/HSUVeterans; (707) 826-6272

    • A state program dedicated to providing support and access to education and resources for veterans and their families. Located in the Lower Library Learning Commons.

Students Scholarships and Other Funding 

  • AMVETS Scholarship: www.amvets.org/programs/scholarships

    • Scholarships for veterans/active military, their sons, daughters or grandchildren,awarded on the basis of academic excellence and financial need.

  • Financial Aid for Veterans, Military Personnel,and Their Families: www.rspfunding.com/f/Vetereansintro.PDF 

    • Department of Defense-approved list of1400 scholarships and financial aid options for Veterans, military members, and families.

Community Resources/Organization

  • Employment Development Department: 409 K Street, Eureka; (707) 441-5709

    • Develops and supports programs to help veterans obtain employment, job training, and job counseling

  • Farmer Veteran Coalition: info@farmvetco.org; www.farmvetco.org; www.facebook.com/farmveterancoalition; (530) 756-1395

    • Mobilizing veterans to feed America.

  • Humboldt County Veterans Service Office: 1105 6th street, Eureka; (707) 445-7341

    • Assists veterans, their dependents and survivors, and the general public in obtaining benefits from federal, state, and local agencies administering programs for veterans.

  • North Coast Stand Down: www.northcoaststanddown.org; (707) 826-6272

    • Annual event that provides services to veterans.

  • North Coast Veterans Resource Center: 109 4th Street, Eureka; (707)442-5852

    • Offering a variety of resources for veterans, including employment counseling and training and transitional housing.

  • Veterans Honor Guard: Warren Tindall: warren1926@suddenlink.net; (707) 601-7184

    • Martial arts training classes offered free to military veterans and their families.Classes are held in the Arcata Veterans Hall.

  • Veterans for Peace, Humboldt Bay Chapter: 550 Union Street, Arcata www.vfp56.org

    • Meets the 1st Thursday of every month at 7pm.

  • Wounded Warrior Project Resource Center: resourcecenter@woundedwarriorproject.org; www.woundedwarriorproject.org; (888) 997-2586

    • Services and support for wounded warriors and their family.

Veteran-friendly or Vetran-owned Local Markets/Stores/Restaurants/Business 

  • Applebee’s 2846 Broadway, Eureka; (707) 269-0533

    • Veterans eat free on Veteran’s Day.

  • Disabled Veterans Business Alliance; www.dvbaa.org/about-us/ 

    • Listings/searchable database of veteran-owned businesses.

  • Dallas Capital Enterprises, LLC: www.linkedin.com/company/dallas-capital-enterprises-llc 

    • Investment and business services.

  • Health Sport: www.healthsport.com

    • Fitness club. Offers discounts to veterans. Locations in Arcata, Eureka, Mckinleyville, Fortuna.

  • Picky Picky Picky, Inc.: 600 E Street, Eureka; (707) 444-9201

    • Veteran-owned surplus store.

Medical Services/ Crisis Contacts

  • Humboldt Veterans Acupuncture Project (HVAP): 517 3rd Street, #18, Eureka; (707) 268-8007 

    • Free acupuncture treatment, 1st Thursday of every month, 6pm.

  • Redwoods Vet Center/Eureka Vet Center: 2830 G street, #A, Eureka; (707) 444-8271

    • Specialize in counseling for combat veterans and other eligible veterans.

  • Suicide Prevention Hotline, Department of Veteran Affairs: (800) 373-TALK(8255)

  • Veteran Affairs Medical Clinic: 930 W Harris Street, Eureka; (707) 269-7500

    • Provides general medical services and free shuttle rides for specialized appointments to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in San Francisco

Faith Resources


  • October

    • Q-Fest (The Qross Qultural Queer Film Festival): a film festival focused onpromoting ongoing dialogue about sexuality. (Coordinated by: MultiCulturalCenter, Eric Rofes Multicultural Queer Resource Center) www.humboldt.edu/multicultural (707) 826-3364)

    • National Coming Out Day: celebrated individuals who identify as LGBTQ, or whoare allies to the LGBTQ community, and provides a venue for students toconnect with queer-friendly resources and support. (Coordinated by: Eric RofesMulticultural Queer Resource Center, MultiCultural Center)www.humboldt.edu/multicultural (707) 826-3364

  • November

    • Dia de los Muertos: a traditional Mexican celebration in honor of people who have passed away. The campus community is invited to participate in events like sugar skull making, facepainting, and other activities. Tribute altars dedicated to individuals are displayed in the Kate Buchannan Room. (Coordinated by: El Centro) https://lcae.humboldt.edu/ (707)-826-4590

  • February 

    • International Education Week: brings together the community to learn about international issues and events through panel discussions, workshops,presentations, and social gatherings. Academic credit available. (Coordinated by: Center for International Programs and Dept. of World Languages) international@humboldt.edu ; www.humboldt.edu/iew (707) 826-4142

  • April

Take Back the Night: an annual event dedicated to ending sexualized violence and creating supportive and healing spaces for survivors of sexualized violence and their loved ones. Activities include workshops, film screenings, open mics, amural project, and a rally and march. (Coordinated by: The Women’s Resource Center, North Coast Rape Crisis Team, Eric Rofes Multicultural Queer ResourceCenter, Peer Health, Humboldt Domestic Violence, Spearhead: Jennifer Martinez) www.humboldt.edu/hsuwomen (707)-826-4216