This is a peer to peer group that meets weekly on Wednesday at VANC to discuss issues, share stories and compare notes with fellow veterans. Active Duty, Veterans and their families are welcome to attend.Drop in any time between 4pm and 6pm.
Kelly Luisi and her team are here on Monday and Wednesday from 9am to 1pm at VANC to meet with homeless or at risk veterans looking for help with housing, VA issues and more. Individual advocacy, mentoring and a “hand up” approach.
Every Friday morning at VANC, Robert and Erin provide Yoga for Holistic Wellness for the military veteran community. Contact Pam at the Oceanside VA Mental Health Dept at 760 643-2067 and say YOGA!
Constant moves, deployments, and the everyday demands of the military lifestyle have resulted in high unemployment among military spouses as well as a significant wage gap. The experience that military spouses gain through volunteering can be transformed into career skills through an effective resume. Blue Star Families has created a Resume Builder to help you get started.
The Military Spouse Corporate Career Network (MSCCN) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that focuses on employment readiness training programs, job placement solutions. These services are provided at no-cost services to all military-affiliated spouses, and caregivers to combat wounded Veterans.
If You Are a Spouse or Caregiver of a post 9-11 Veteran who served in OEF/OIF/OND, there is a free program called Spouse Telephone Support available that is designed to help with the transition and adjustment faced by spouses and family members. Participants have the opportunity to talk with other spouses who are experiencing the changes that post deployment can bring and learn skills to help deal with those changes.
Child watch services are available for the patients of Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton while they go to an appointment. The Austin Playroom Drop-off is located on the second floor adjacent to the Family Medicine Department.