Bob Hope Patriotic Hall

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In the Los Angeles area, U.S.VETS Career Network is based at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall. A landmark in downtown L.A., Patriotic Hall brings together an array of veterans' services in one beautiful and historic setting.

Services include:

In addition to the Career Network, U.S.VETS also assists with housing, counseling and legal support through the following groups:

Los Angeles Bar Association – Pro bono legal services for veterans.

Higher Ground Military Program – Hosts 13 week-long sports camps annually, completely free of charge to veterans and their supporters.

JVS Veteran’s First Program  – Works in tandem with U.S.VETS Career Network to assist in trainings and short-term certifications.

Los Angeles County Department of Military and Veterans Affairs – Upgrade disability, receive a “veteran” drivers license, benefits and education information, VA claims.

Department of Human Resources – Help with navigating employment opportunities in the county.

Department of Mental Health – Veterans and Loved Ones Recovery (VALOR) provides mental health intervention and prevention services to veterans and their families (regardless of eligibility status and military discharge).

Superior Court of Los Angeles – Legal self-help clinics for veterans and families.

Department of Public Social Services – Help obtaining benefits.

Other partners also visit Bob Hope Patriotic Hall regularly.

History

The site of the hall was donated by W. H. Daubenspeck. It was first dedicated as Patriotic Hall by in 1925. In 2004, the building was renamed to honor Bob Hope, the legendary entertainer known for his 57 USO tours between 1941 and 1991. For his dedication to service members, Hope was named an “Honorary Veteran” in 1997. Beautifully renovated in 2013, Bob Hope Patriotic Hall was awarded the 2011 Architectural Award – Under Construction, Preservation by the Los Angeles Business Council; and the 2014 Preservation Award by the Los Angeles Conservancy.