Orange County Employment Development Department (EDD) At EDD, a Veteran can register in CalJobs, fax resumes to employers, access Internet Job Services, receive referrals to education and training, and inquire about workshops. Case Management, (see glossary) is available according to need. LVERs (Local Veteran Employment Representative) and DVOPs (Disabled Veteran Outreach Program Reps.) can assist qualified Veterans in their search for employment and other services. There is also information available on the Chapter 31, (Disabled Veteran Program). There are EDD Veteran Representatives in Anaheim, La Habra, Santa Ana, Garden Grove, Costa Mesa and Mission Viejo. Web site: www.edd.cahwnet.gov For Unemployment Insurance (UI) call: 1-800-300-5616
Anaheim Field Office 2450 E. Lincoln Ave Anaheim, CA 92806 (714) 518-2315 Veterans can use the many computers to register in CalJobs and search the Internet, with assistance if necessary. Veterans will be guided through the creation of a usable resume and/or a CalJobs resume to be viewed by employers, online. Wordprocessors are available to create resumes and cover letters. Veterans can take advantage of workshops in
resume writing, interviewing and job search techniques.
Anaheim Vet Center 859 S. Harbor Blvd, Anaheim CA 92805-5157 (714) 776-0161 The Vet Centers are community based and are the arm of the Department of Veteran Affairs. Eligible veterans can receive individual or group counseling, Marital/Family, crisis intervention, women veteran issues, alcohol and chemical dependency counseling and referrals. EDD veteran staff are available at scheduled times.
The North Orange County Regional One Stop 1811 West La Habra Blvd. La Habra, CA 90631, (562) 905-7076 Veteran receives the full range of employment services; you can search for jobs on CalJobs and the Internet, create a professional resume, fax your resume and cover letter to employers, earn a typing certificate. Information on Unemployment and Disability Insurance is available there, and much, much more. The One Stop is made up of many public and private agencies, too numerous to mention.
The Santa Ana Work Center 1000 Santa Ana Blvd Ste 103 Santa Ana CA. 92701 (714) 565-2661, 2662 or 2624 The Santa Ana Work Center (SAWC) is located at the beautiful Santa Ana Train Station and opened 8 am to 5 pm Monday - Friday with a full compliment of veteran staff.
West Orange County Regional One-Stop 11277 Garden Grove Blvd Garden Grove CA. 92840 Full time veteran service with many referral
The Coastal County Regional One-Stop Center 1675 Scenic Ave, Ste 100, Costa Mesa CA. 92626, (714)241-4900 This center offers a myriad of
services and supportive service referrals: Orange County Social Service Agency, Curtis & Associates, Coastline Community College, ROP and the
EDD veteran program staff.
Mission Viejo South Orange County Regional One-Stop Center 23456 Madero Ste. 150, Mission Viejo, CA. 92691-7901, (949)588-3915 This center offers a Myriad of
Services and Supportive Service referrals: Orange County Social Service Agency, Curtis & Associates, Coastline Community College, ROP and the
EDD veteran program staff.
Veterans' Clinic Santa Ana Veterans Health Clinic Bristol medical Center, 2740 S. Bristol St. Ste 110, Santa Ana, CA. 92704 714-825-3500 and Anaheim Veterans Health Clinic 1801 W. Romneya Drive/off Euclid Ste 303, Anaheim CA. 92801 714-780-5400 Medical, dental and counseling is available to qualified Veterans under certain conditions. Take a copy of your DD-214.
Goodwill Industries of Orange County 410 North Fairview, Santa Ana, CA. 92703 (714) 547-6308 ext. 566 Lonnie Martinez, Job Developer They offer OJT training, clothing, meals and outreach for Veterans and
assistance with various kinds of Veteran issues.
and other help for the homeless.
Orange County Veterans Service Office, Ron Melendez County Operations Center
1300 South Grand Avenue, Bldg. B
Santa Ana, CA 92705 (714) 567-7450
The Orange County Veteran Service Officer, Ron Menendez, is the liason between the Veteran and the Veterans Administration with matters such as home loans, pension and medical, burial benefits and more. Ron is also your contact for Service Connected Disability information. He can help you with many Veteran issues. Take a copy of your DD-214, if you can't find it they will help you get it.