News veterans can use: Education and Job links.
Free online training for veterans Coursera provides all Veterans with one free certificate upon completion of any of the over 800 Coursera courses that you chose to take. Coursera provides universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer courses online. Sign up and start taking courses today at the Veterans Employment Center. After signing up you will be issued veteran credential after which you can sign in to Coursera and register for courses.
Free Premium Job Seeker LinkedIn Subscription. The world’s largest professional network is stepping up for Veterans. Sign up now for a free, one-year Job Seeker subscription.
Resume Template. Time.com provides a resume design and word template you can download to make your resume stand out in 2016.
Veterans Job Bank. Search for jobs using the VA’s Job Search website.
Transition GPS Training. Learn how to align your goals with your future career. This standalone Joint Knowledge Online course is available for veterans and family members. Courseware includes lessons on AN employment workshop, federal employment and entrepreneur track self employment.
Veterans Calendar. Check out our Ventura County veterans’ calendar via the calendar button on the header bar and follow us on Facebook to learn more about local veterans services, programs and opportunities.
Veterans Benefits. Ventura County Veterans Service Office has VA certified claims representatives to assist you with your VA claim. Here is a link for their field office locations throughout the county.
California Drivers License with veteran designation are available. Follow the link for the DMV form and verification process 2016 version v01.12.16 (1) to learn how to purchase this license from DMV.
eBenefits. This VA website provides access to information on benefits, healthcare, education, and jobs. Once you are registered, you will find this site can be useful for managing your VA benefits, too.
PTSD Resources. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has a website for veterans to connect with others who are dealing with issues stemming from military combat and service. You can search for experiences similar to yours and connect with other veterans at Make the Connection.net. The Vet Center offers readjustment counseling at no cost. Link to the Vet Center’s Ventura office location and hours.
College Comparison Tool. The VA has a website tool that can assist veterans to determine their educational GI Bill benefits based upon a specific school. Enter the school name to find out tuition, housing and books dollar amount covered by the different GI Bill educational benefits.
VA Oxnard Community-Based Outpatient Clinic. VA Healthcare services available include: Primary Care, Women’s Health, Dietetics (Dietician), Physical Therapy, Mental Health, Clinical Pharmacy Specialists limited to anticoagulation and diabetic case management, Telehealth (mental health, retinal and audiology), Laboratory, and Radiology. Here is the link to the Oxnard Community-Based Outpatient Clinic location and additional information.
Vet Center – Ventura. The VA Vet Center in Ventura provides support to combat veterans with counseling and support groups. To learn more or schedule an appointment call (805) 585-1860.
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. This is the VA’s regional office for Ventura County’s VA services. Click here for their address, phone number, additional information on services and directions to the West LA campus and Sepulveda Ambulatory Care facility.
Newsletter GCVF – April 2016. Read the latest news from the Veterans Connection.