Supporting Student Veterans’ Mental Health Awareness
North Orange County Vet Center
12453 Lewis St. Suite 101
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Phone: 714-776-0161 Or 877-927-8387
A service of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense
Are you worried about a friend or classmate? Have you wanted to talk to a fellow student dealing with a problem, but weren’t sure how? What if the problem is bigger than you know how to handle?
In this unique, game-based simulation you will learn:
- How do I know when a friend needs help?
- How do I talk to a friend I’m worried about?
- Where can my friend and I turn for help?
Access Training at:
- Go to: http://www.kognitocampus.com/student/ccc (link is external)
- Click “Access Training”
- STUDENTS ONLY: Create an account using enrollment key: ccc6445
- Follow the on-screen instructions
2-1-1 Orange County
2-1-1 Orange County has partnered together with the Orange County Veterans Collaborative, Orange County’s Veterans Service Office and CalVet to improve access to post-military resources in Orange County. Navigating the systems of services can be overwhelming. We are here to help. To browse resources available to support former military individuals and their families during the transition from the military to civilian life, click on a category below. Or to connect with a veteran liaison, click the link below.
Patriots and Paws
The Mission Continues
The Mission Continues empowers veterans who are adjusting to life at home to find purpose through community impact. We deploy veterans on new missions in their communities, so that their actions will inspire future generations to serve.
The Mission Continues is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization dedicated to bringing together veterans and innovative community organizations to create transformational change for communities in need all across the country.
Supportive Housing and Shelters
This site provides lists of housing resources: Homeless Shelters, Supportive Housing, Housing for Low Income, Halfway Housing, Transitional Housing, Day Shelters, and Low Cost Housing by city.
Volunteers of America
Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP) is a Volunteers of America – Orange County employment based program design to further assist homeless veterans or at risk of becoming homeless, as well as unemployed or underemployed veterans. Many more services are available at www.voa.org/veterans
Veterans Crisis Line
The Veterans Crisis Line connects veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.
OC Veterans Service Office
Orange County One-Stop Center
Tierney Center Veterans Program
Enlisted Veterans have an immense degree of untapped potential to succeed in higher education institutions and to progress on to successful careers. To tap that potential, WSP addresses veterans’ misconceptions about college and builds their confidence through an intense academic reorientation.
Strength in Support
Extensive family services are not offered by the VA, while our low-cost counseling, free mentorship, and workshops are open to military members and their families. SIS provides faster access to needed services such as counseling. Wait-times for services can take nearly two years with the VA, compared to immediate responses, minimal wait times, and less paperwork at SIS.
Working Wardrobes and VetNet
We’re here to help! We provide veterans from every branch of the military with the tools and skills they need to find meaningful employment after service.