The Veteran’s Information Center (VIC) at Cabrillo is operated by veterans for veterans. The focus is to provide resources and information for those who have served as well as their dependents and to assist, support, and guide student veterans to their academic success.
California offers a variety of employment services and benefits to veterans who are unemployed or seeking employment including employment services to help find a job, unemployment benefits while seeking employment, and apprenticeship and on-the-job training programs that pay while preparing for a sustainable career.
Hartnell’s Veterans Services Center provides personalized and caring support to Hartnell student veterans during their transition from military service to college life. They help veterans navigate through Hartnell and provide assistance with VA educational benefits, as well as give veteran students the tools to succeed academically and personally.
Monterey Peninsula College Veteran’s Resource Center
The Monterey Peninsula College Veterans Help Desk function is to provide a one-stop-shop for veteran students and dependents of a veteran. It is a place where Veterans can seek assistance relating to their education.
Nation’s Finest’s mission is to support America’s military veterans and their families with a comprehensive approach to housing, health, and employment that helps them achieve self-sufficiency and reach their full potential. Find locations in Monterey and Santa Cruz here.
UCSC’s Veteran Benefits Services office serves as a liaison between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and UCSC student veterans. The goal is to help veterans and their dependents find the information they need and to assist you in processing your veteran’s education benefits while pursuing your undergraduate or graduate degree.
VetNow provides live job coaching, resume lab, live Veteran navigator, unemployment assistance, and many other free job-seeking tools for Veterans and their families. To access this resource a Santa Cruz Public Libraries or Monterey County Free LibrariesCard and Library Card Pin Number is required.
Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc. (VRSI), located in Marina, offers a wide range offreeservices including vocational counseling, vocational evaluation, employment, and training services to eligible veterans.
Workforce Santa Cruz County provides services for Veterans and their spouse. The Santa Cruz County Career Centers and CalJOBS bring job seekers a wealth of information, resources, and services, all at no cost to you.