Get Help | Congressman Ami Bera

Get Help

My local office is here to help area taxpayers cut through bureaucratic red tape. Here you can learn more about how we can serve you and other resources that we can connect you with.

How I Can Help

Learn how we may be able to help you with backlogged veterans’ benefits, Social Security issues, stalled tax refunds, and more.  If we’re unable to assist you, my staff may be able to help direct you to someone who can.

Upcoming Local Events

Click here to see my office’s schedule of events around Sacramento County, including town halls or when my staff may be at your neighborhood library to serve you.

Washington, D.C. Tours

If you’re visiting Washington, D.C. my staff would be happy to help you secure a tour of the White House, the U.S. Capitol, and other locations.

Meet Who We’ve Helped

Meet some of the Sacramento County residents we’ve helped and learn more about their stories. We’d be honored to help you, too.

Help for Veterans

Learn more about how my office can help local veterans and other helpful resources that are available to veterans throughout our region.

Help for Taxpayers

Learn more about helpful resources available to local taxpayers, many of which are free.

Help for Seniors

We’re here to help with Social Security and Medicare issues and much more.

Help for Businesses

We may be able to help local businesses cut through red tape with federal agencies such as the IRS. We also connect area businesses with resources from agencies such as the Small Business Administration.

Job Seeker Guide

My office created a Job Seeker Guide to help unemployed Sacramento County residents find work.

Prescription Drug Drop Off Locations

See where you can drop off your old or expired prescription drugs around Sacramento County.

Congressional Commendations

Learn how you can get an official congressional commendation from my office.

Student Financial Aid

Students who are in college or are interested in attending may visit this page to learn about financial aid opportunities.

Flags flown over the Capitol

Through my office you may order an American flag that has been flown over the U.S. Capitol.

Service Academy Nominations

Every year, I’m privileged to nominate bright and hardworking students to attend our nation’s military service academies. Go here to learn more about the application process.

Presidential Commendations

My office can help you secure an official commendation from the President for birthdays, wedding anniversaries, and other occasions.

Federal Grants

Learn more about how to apply for a federal grant, which the federal government regularly awards grants to states, local governments, and other organizations to help pay for projects that assist local communities.

Local Resources

Our region has many organizations that offer resources to help local residents with things ranging from job training, to housing assistance, to starting a business, and much more.

Additional Services and Resources

Find out about additional services such as how to find an old birth certificate or protect yourself against identity theft.