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Veterans and Community Resources

Veterans Affairs Resources

Veterans Affairs

Services Offered

Contact Information

​eBenefits

Access to DOD and VA Forms & Records

  https://www.ebenefits.va.gov

​Veterans Crisis Line

​Connects veterans in crisis with qualified Veteran Affairs responders

  http://www.veteranscrisisline.net

1-800-273-8255 Press 1
Text to 838255

GI BILL Regional Processing Center

Calculate estimated benefits and research approved programs. 

  http://benefits.va.gov/gibill/comparison 

GI BILL Regional Processing Center

Questions about benefits

  http://www.gibill.va.gov/

  P.O. Box 8888
  Muskogee, OK 74402-8888​

  1 (888) 442-4551

Transferability of Education Benefits under the Post 9/11 Bill​

Information and links to application for transferring benefits under Chapter 33

  www.gibill.va.gov/post_911_gibill/transfer_of_benefits.htm

VA Direct Deposit Information​

Change direct deposit information

  1 (877) 838-2778​

Veterans Service Office

Any questions about benefits

  1 (800) 827-1000​

VONAPP

Apply for VA Benefits

  http://www.gibill.va.gov/apply-for-benefits/application/

 

WAVES Online ​

Verify School Attendance
For Chapters 30, 1606, & 1607

  https://www.gibill.va.gov/wave

  1 (877) 823-2378​

 

Community Resources for Veterans

Local Offices & Resources

Services Offered

 Contact Information

Debt.org
Get help with your student loans and find ways to manage, consolidate, or eliminate your debt.
1000 N. West Street Suite 1200 #907    Wilmington, DE  19801
(888) 650-0875
  http://www.debt.org/veterans/
​Online College Database:  Military Resources
​Website provides higher education and career training information for veterans and their families.
http://www.onlinecollegesdatabase.org/online-college-resources-for-veterans  
Goodwill of Orange County Provides veterans with job placement and career advancement, transitional services, and family and health services. Goodwill of Orange County Veteran Services Program 3232 S. Fairview Santa Ana, CA 92704 (855) 99-VETERAN Email: veteranjobs@ocgoodwill.org www.ocgoodwill.org
OC Health Care Agency
Behavioral health services, prevention and intervention for veterans.
Ron Wilson
Marriage and Family Therapist
(714) 480-4692
1200 N. Main Street, Suite 300
Santa Ana, CA   92701
http://ochealthinfo.com/bhs
OC Links Information and Referral line that provides support and connection to any of the OC Health Care Agency’s Behavioral Health Services. (855) OC-LINKS www.ochealthinfo.com/oclinks  
Orange County 2-1-1 Comprehensive information and referral system that links Orange County residents to community health and human services and support. Dial 2-1-1 http://www.211oc.org/
Orange County One-Stop Centers Provides comprehensive employment and training services, including a resource center with computer access.   Orange County One-Stop Center 5405 Garden Grove Blvd., Suite 100 Westminster, CA 92683 (657) 400- 1340 www.oconestop.com
Orange County Vet Center   
Readjustment counseling, outreach, and referral services
Bryce Vos
OIF-OEF Outreach Coordinator
(714) 776-0161
12453 Lewis Street, Suite 101
Garden Grove, CA
www.vetcenter.va.gov
Orange County Veterans Office
Local assistance for veterans’ benefits.
1300 S Grand Ave, Suite B
Santa Ana, CA
(714) 567-7450​
Patriots & Paws Provides active military/veterans and their families with free home furnishings. They also offer rescued companion animals. Patriots and Paws 9121 Atlanta Ave. #471 Huntington Beach, CA 92646 (714) 323-7229 www.patriotsandpaws.org
Team AMVETS
College transition program coordinator. For assistance with all non-academic Veterans Benefits.
5901 E. 7th Street
Building 126 Room W212
Long Beach, CA
VetNet & Working Wardrobes Career development services, professional wardrobe assistance, job training opportunities, resume writing and interview skill workshops, mentorship and advocacy programs. Working Wardrobes Career Center 3030 Pullman Street at Baker Costa Mesa, CA 92626 (714) 210-2460 Email: EdwardG@workingwardrobes.org www.workingwardrobes.org/vetnet
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