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Ready to serve You

Veterans and service members offer a range of valuable skills and experiences that employers seek. Build on those strengths and start your journey to a rewarding career, and a promising future. The Veterans’ Employment Program (VEP) is dedicated to helping you succeed in this mission with:

  • No-cost job training and career services

  • Free job placement assistance

  • Veteran Benefits referral assistance

  • Veteran-focused resources

  • A supportive community and network

READY TO GET STARTED?

Enroll here.

Call (714) 480-6500 or email vep@ocworkforcesolutions.com.

Interested in hiring veterans?

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. Through VEP, we connect you to best-fitted veteran candidates, assist in developing customized training plans and reimburse up to 50% of new hire training costs.

READY TO HIRE?

Register here.

Call (714) 480-6500 or email businessservices@ocworkforcesolutions.com.

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JOURNEY TO YOUR NEXT CAREER

You’ve distinguished yourself serving your country. Now distinguish yourself with employers who are looking for leadership skills and real-world experiences. Through VEP, you’ll have convenient access to a wide range of no-cost job training and services that put you on the path to a fulfilling career. Build on your strengths with:

  • Individualized career coaching and planning

  • Comprehensive skills assessment

  • On-the-job and work-based training

  • Apprenticeships, industry-recognized certificates and degrees

  • Employment readiness and skills training

  • Career workshops and exploration

Support Resources and Referrals

FIND A JOB THAT USES YOUR SKILLS

VEP’s dedicated staff is ready to help you find a career that fits your interests and talents. We’ll work closely with you to identify and communicate your marketable skills and connect you to employers seeking your experience. Explore our range of no-cost job placement resources and services including:

  • Access to computers, copiers, fax machines and phones

  • Help writing and posting effective resumes

  • Job leads, job fairs and employer referrals

  • Onsite employer recruitment events

  • Interview workshops

  • Job listings across Orange County

ACCESS THE BENEFITS YOU DESERVE

As a veteran, you’ve earned your benefits. At VEP, we’ll help you navigate the process to access:

  • Compensation and Pension

  • Indemnity Compensation

  • Educational Benefits

  • Veterans Readiness and Employment

  • DVA Life Insurance Policies and Premium Waivers

  • CalVet Dependents College Tuition Fee Waivers

  • Discharge Upgrades

  • Home Loan Guarantees Eligibility

  • Veteran’s Home of California Admission

COMMUNITY AND CONNECTION

Find a supportive network of fellow veterans, service members and resources to help make a successful transition to civilian life. VEP partners with U.S. VETS Peer Support and Outreach to provide:

  • Behavioral health resources

  • Access to women’s resources

  • Virtual behavioral health seminars

  • Emergency, transitional and permanent housing resources

  • Substance use disorder treatment

  • Individual and group counseling

SUPPORT RESOURCES AND REFERRALS
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Orange County Veterans Service Office

Schedule an appointment for free benefits claims counseling and processing and referral assistance for veterans, their dependents and survivors.

Learn More.

Please note, the Orange County Veterans Service Office is seeing clients by appointment only.

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Veteran Peer Support & Outreach Program

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

Connect Today:

Email OCpeersupport@usvetsinc.org
Call 866-220-7405

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

Serving You

Veterans seeking career and support services, enroll here.

Employers seeking to hire Veterans, register here.

Call (714) 480-6500

Email vep@ocworkforcesolutions.com

Our Locations

Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base

11206 Lexington Drive, Building 244

Los Alamitos, CA 90720

OC Workforce Solutions Center

675 Placentia Ave.,

Suite 330,

Brea, CA 92821

OC Workforce Solutions Center (South)

28202 Cabot Road,

Suite 140,

Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

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