What: OC4Vets are veteran-focused early intervention programs that support adult veterans and military connected individuals, veterans engaged with County Courts, veteran college students, and military connected families with children under the age of 18
Who: Orange County veterans and families who currently serving or previously served in the United States Armed Forces, regardless of the branch, component, era, location(s), or discharge from their service.
How: Referrals into the programs come from established collaborative relationships with outside community programs supporting Orange County veterans, veteran groups within the county, the Veterans Affairs Administration, Veterans Resource Centers at local community colleges, the Veterans Service Office (VSO), and directly from the veterans and family members looking for support.
Veterans Services Programs
Did you know that Orange County is home to about 130,000 Veterans? The OC Health Care Agency provides mental health and recovery services to all Veterans and their family members regardless of discharge status, era or branch of service. Learn more about the four Health Care Agency/Mental Health and Recovery Services programs funded by the Mental Health Services Act specifically for Veterans and their families: OC4Vets, Court Support for Vets, Drop Zone, and Strong Families and Children.
- Behavioral Health Screening & Assessment
- Case Management
- Short-term Counseling
- Substance Use Disorder Assistance
- Peer Navigation
- Housing and Employment Support
- Referral and Linkages to Community Resources
National Crisis Hotline for Veterans & Family
(Veterans should press option #1)
Second link is external