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Resource Center & City Direct Services

Veterans and Military Family Resource Center

The Resource Center features current information from Veterans Administration, California Department of Veterans Services, County of Orange, City's Marine Adoption Committee and non-profit agencies serving veterans, active duty military and their families. The Community Resource and Hotline Guide is also available at the Resource Center.

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City Direct Services

The City of Mission Viejo provides direct services and support for veterans and active military personnel through the Norman P. Murray Community & Senior Center and the Mission Viejo Library by collaborating with professional and non-profit organizations. 

Programs and services are available for free to all ages and branches of military.


Services at Norman P. Murray Community & Senior Center

Location: 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo CA 92692
Information: 949-470-8412
Schedule an appointment: 949-470-3062​

Veterans Administration (VA) - Veterans Benefit Services

By Appointment Only: 30-minute session; call to schedule an appointment.
Dates: In-person sessions on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.
VA Outreach Rep: Jeffrey Andrade, Peer Navigation Specialist, South Orange County Vets Center
Services: Consultation and guidance on veteran services and benefits

VA—Veterans Mental Health Support and Resources Counseling 

By Appointment Only: 60-minute session; call to schedule an appointment.
Dates: In-person sessions on the 3rd Saturday of the month.
VA Outreach Rep: Jeffrey Andrade, Peer Navigation Specialist, South Orange County Vets Center
Services: Peer counseling and support; services focus on post traumatic growth; transition to civilian life; education and career counseling.


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Services at the Mission Viejo Library

Location: Mission Viejo Library - 100 Civic Center, Mission Viejo CA 92691
Information/Schedule an Appointment: 949-830-7100 x5105

SCORE Counseling (Service Corps of Retired Executives)

By Appointment Only: Schedule an appointment here and select volunteer Bruce McCombs.
Frequency/Dates: Every Tuesday 
Services: Transitioning to civilian life? Interested in starting your own business? Set up a free appointment to talk with experienced volunteer Bruce McCombs.


Services at Mission Viejo City Hall

Location: 200 Civic Center, Mission Viejo CA 92691
Information/Schedule an Appointment: 949-470-8412

Veterans Legal Institute

Eligibility: Veteran, active duty and/or military family member connected
By Appointment Only: One hour appointments – 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm and last appointment – 3:00 pm.
Dates: In-person sessions on the first Thursday of the month.
Services:Pro-bono legal services to current and former U.S. service members who are homeless, at risk, disabled, or low income.
Room: Marguerite Room – City Hall Lobby
Call to schedule an appointment: Leslie McDonald 949-470-8412


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