Veterans Services

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OC VETERANS'

EMPLOYMENT-RELATED ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (VEAP)

Provides Free Training, Career Services, Supportive Services and Job Placement for recently separated or near-term separation military members.

Veteran Job Seekers

You may be eligible for VEAP if you are:

  • Unemployed for 27 weeks in the past 12 months

  • Experiencing one or more barriers to employment

  • An active duty military person who is 180 days from separation

  • Formerly incarcerated or justice involved Veterans

  • A low-income Veteran

  • A Veteran with a disabling condition

  • A Veteran experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness

  • Exposed to a history of trauma/ experiencing emotional distress

SHAPE YOUR FUTURE THROUGH VEAP.

DESIGNED WITH YOU IN MIND!

You may receive:

  • On-The-Job Training

  • Work-based Learning

  • Apprenticeships

  • Entrepreneurship Programs and Resources

  • Veteran Friendly Employers

  • Employment Readiness Training

  • Individualized Career Services and Training Services

  • Skills Training

  • Earn Industry recognized Certificates or Degrees

TO APPLY, FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW

Thank you for applying to VEAP. A representative will contact you via the phone number and/or email address you have provided.

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Employers

HIRE A VETERAN!

Benefits:

  • Get reimbursed up to 50% towards the cost of training new hires.

  • As a “Veteran Friendly Employer”, you reap the benefits of hiring Veterans with experience in teamwork, leadership, integrity, and the ability to get the job done.

TELL US ABOUT YOUR OPEN POSITIONS

  • Tell us about your business, the type of candidates you’re looking for, and the positions you offer. We can even make a site
    visit to get a feel for your company culture.

CREATE A CUSTOMIZED TRAINING PROGRAM

  • We can help you develop a training plan for your new hires. If you already have one in place, you can send it to us for review!

 

TRAIN YOUR NEW EMPLOYEES

  • Welcome aboard your new employee to training, while getting reimbursed on a monthly basis!

INTERESTED IN HIRING VETERANS?

FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW

Thank you for applying to VEAP. A representative will contact you via the phone number and/or email address you have provided.

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TRANSITIONING SERVICE MEMBER

after serving your country you deserve a fulfilling career

CAREER COACHING

GET A BREAKDOWN INDUSTRY ANALYSIS OF CAREERS THAT FIT YOUR SKILLS, INCLUDING SALARY INFORMATION, JOB PLACEMENT, AND COMPANY REVIEWS.

Access to Orange County Job Openings

JOB SEARCH FREE PRIORITY SERVICES:

  • Access to computers, copies, fax machines, and telephones

  • Mail and electronic resume distribution services

  • Resume Development

  • Job leads

  • Interviewing Techniques Workshops

  • Professional Workshops

  • Career Planning and Job Coaching

  • Training referrals

  • Assistance in identifying marketable skills

PLUS:

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF CAREER AND TRANSITION COACHING

Schedule an appointment to meet with a career strategist.

You'll come away from this high energy conversation with specific advice to move your career in the right direction!

OC ONE-STOP CENTER LOCATIONS

LOS ALAMITOS JOINT FORCES TRAINING BASE

11206 Lexington Drive

Building 244

Los Alamitos, CA 90720

562-296-5722

OC ONE-STOP CENTER 

7077 Orangewood Ave

Suite 200

Garden Grove, CA 92841

714-241-4900

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County Operations Center - Orange County Veterans Service Office
1300 S. Grand Avenue
Building B, Room 247
Santa Ana, CA 92705

 

Contact

Phone:  (714) 480-6555

Fax:  (714) 567-7674

 

Operation Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:30 - 4:00 PM
Wednesday-Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Currently, the Orange County Veterans Service Office is only seeing clients by appointment.  To make an appointment please call 833-704-0959, representatives are available to take your call Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding.

WHAT BENEFITS ARE AVAILABLE?

The functions & services available through the  Orange County Veterans Service Office are  extensive.  The following list identifies some of the more common areas of concern to veterans and their dependents or survivors.

Entitlement to:

  • Compensation & Dependency & Indemnity Compensation

  • Disability & Death Pension

  • Burial Benefits & Gravesite Markers

  • Education Benefits

  • Vocational Rehabilitation

  • VEAP Refund Contributions
     

DVA Life Insurance Policies:

  • Obtain Proceeds from a DVA Life Insurance Policy

  • Waiver of DVA Insurance Premiums

CalVet Information:

  • CalVet Dependents College Tuition Fee Waiver Program

Discharge Review:

  • Discharge Upgrades

 

DVA Home Loan:

  • Home Loan Guarantee Eligibility

 

Veteran's Home of California Admission:

  • Barstow

  • Chula Vista (San Diego)

  • Fresno

  • Lancaster

  • Redding

  • Ventura

  • West Los Angeles

  • Yountville (Napa Valley)

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VETERAN RESOURCES

Resources for Veterans Guide

VETERAN PEER SUPPORT &
OUTREACH PROGRAM

Free for Orange County Veterans of all branches and ages, regardless of discharge status.

U.S.VETS has expanded its services in Orange County to provide peer support and outreach to veterans experiencing social isolation.
 

The Peer Support & Outreach team members are here to support veterans in the following areas:

  • Social Engagement Sessions

  • Linkage to Resources, including mental health, case management, employment, and women’s programs

  • Suicide Risk Assessment

  • Virtual Mental Health Seminars

  • Technical Assistance with Accessing Virtual Platforms

Connect Today:

OCpeersupport@usvetsinc.org
866-220-7405

Funded by the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA), Behavioral Health Services, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

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If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact us at info@oconestop.com