Our Providers’ Veterans Events

Gold Coast Veterans Foundation is proud to partner with the following organizations to provide services that assist our Ventura County veterans and their families.

We list our corresponding event(s) next to the logo of each of our partner organizations so that you, the veteran or family member, can take advantage of the provided services. 

Click on each organization’s logo to learn more about its services.

Health and Wellness

Guided Meditation Group

Gold Coast Veterans Foundation
4001 Mission Oaks Blvd., Suite D, Camarillo, CA 93012
Every first Tuesday of the month from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Free energy-healing session for veterans seeking help on a physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual level

Source of Photo: Healing in America’s official website

Ventura Vet Center
Readjustment Counseling Service

Gold Coast Veterans Foundation
4001 Mission Oaks Blvd., Suite D, Camarillo, CA 93012
Every Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Counselor from the Ventura Vet Center provides post-war readjustment counseling and outreach services to all veterans who served in any combat zone and their families

Oxnard Family Circle is a significant community-based adult day health care program that offers many services for Veterans. This includes a dedicated Veterans room and numerous socialization opportunities and events with fellow veterans.

Military Appreciation Month; Resources for Veterans

This state-of-the-art clinic in Thousand Oaks provides dental care, among their many services, to qualifying veterans and their families free of charge.

Camarillo Health Care District

Camarillo Health Care District provides state-certified caregiver training for those ensuring the day-to-day needs of their veteran loved one.

Veterans' Benefits

Benefits and Claims Assistance

Gold Coast Veterans Foundation
4001 Mission Oaks Blvd., Suite D, Camarillo, CA 93012

Every Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

VA-accredited Veteran Service Officer (VSO) helps file claims to connect with earned benefits

Veteran Support

Ventura County Stand Down
Ventura County Stand Down

California Army National Guard Armory
1270
Arundell Ave., Ventura, CA 93003
Annually during the final weekend in July

Providing homeless veterans, as well as veterans who are not homeless and active-duty military, with various services (such as hot meals, new clothing, medical, social services, applying for VA benefits, legal counseling, and much more)

39th Annual Wings Over Camarillo

Camarillo Airport
555 Airport Way, Camarillo, CA 93010
Saturday, August 17 – Sunday, August 18

This year’s Wings Over Camarillo commemorates the 75th anniversary of D-Day with a WWII D-Day Pyrotechnics Presentation.

Also featured this year:

  • Aerobatics
  • Experimentals and UAVs
  • Classic cars
  • Military aircraft, including Vicky Benzing flying her 1940 Boeing Stearman
  • Festival experience
  • VIP chalet
  • STEM Pavilion
  • Helicopter rides
  • Souvenirs and food vendors

There is a discount code available for veterans who wish to purchase tickets. For that discount code, please provide your proof of veteran status (DD214, VA card, drivers license with the “Veteran” designation on it, etc.) in an email to our Veterans Connection office at info@gcvf.org.

Source of Photo: visitcamarillo.com

Interface and Ventura County 211

Interface Children and Family Services, who operates the 2-1-1 information and referral service for Ventura County, will ensure the following:

  • A veteran or family member of a veteran in need will be more efficiently routed to agencies most suited to address his/her direct needs.
  • When our Veterans Connection office is closed, a veteran, family member, or any advocate for a veteran in his/her life can receive after-hours assistance.

Housing

Mikey Simpson, Army Veteran

The Ventura County Continuum of Care Alliance is a collaborative group
dedicated to promoting a safe, desirable and thriving community
by ending homelessness in Ventura County.

Salvation Army operates our area’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. SSVF promotes housing stability for homeless veterans, veterans at risk of being homeless, and veterans in transitional housing.

Turning Point Foundation operates transitional housing for veterans. While veterans are in their transitional housing, Turning Point Foundation works with them to help them get back on their feet to a position where they can transition into more permanent housing.

Career and Employment

Jobs for Veterans
Orientation – Veteran Services

America’s Job Center of California
2901 N. Ventura Rd., Third Floor, Oxnard, CA 93036
Second Friday of Each Month from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

This free orientation of veterans services includes information about the following:

  • Employment and training programs through America’s Job Center
  • Counseling and rehabilitation to get back to work and civilian life
  • Information on the GI Bill and VA medical benefits
Jobs for Veterans

Goodwill’s Operation: GoodJobs program, which is funded by the Walmart Foundation, connects veterans and their families with free career services that are integrated with family and financial strengthening services.

The California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) provides services and tools, along with guidance and support, that can empower those living with disabilities to be productive employees and community members.

Source of Photo: California DOR Official Facebook Page