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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: 2nd Wednesday of every month, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
VA Outreach Rep: Jeffrey Andrade, Peer Navigation Specialist, South Orange County Vets Center
Services: Consultation and guidance on veteran services and benefits

Veterans Legal Institute

By Appointment Only: 20-minute session; call to schedule an appointment
Dates: March 1, May 3, July 12, September 6, November 1; 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Requirements: Arrive 15-20 minutes prior to scheduled appointment to complete an intake form
Services: Pro-bono legal services to current and former U.S. service members who are homeless, at risk, disabled, or low income.

VA—Veterans Mental Health Support and Resources Counseling 

By Appointment Only: 60-minute session; call to schedule an appointment
Dates: 3rd Saturday of every month, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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

CalVet – California Department of Veterans Affairs – Veterans Benefit Services

By appointment only: 30-minute session; call to schedule an appointment.
Frequency/Dates: 1st Wednesday of every month; 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
CalVet Rep: Ben Gales, CalVet Orange County Local Interagency Network Coordinator (LINC)
Services:  Consultation and guidance on veteran services and benefits

SCORE Counseling

By Appointment Only: Schedule a free appointment here.
Frequency/Dates: Every Tuesday 
Services: Transitioning to civilian life? Interested in starting your own business? Set up a free appointment to talk with an experienced volunteer with the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE).
 

 

 

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Bikeway Survey

The City of Mission Viejo is developing a Bikeway Master Plan to improve the cycling experience in our community and encourage more people to enjoy riding their bicycles. We are currently in the process of gathering information to understand current cycling trends and preferences in the City.

As part of this effort, beginning on November 8th and running through December 7th, we are seeking resident feedback via a short, online survey. The survey will be available on our website, in our newsletter, and via our social media sites. 

The online survey is available at https://tinyurl.com/missionviejobike, and those who participate will qualify for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card.

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