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Vets Connect at the Corona Public Library

Welcome veteran and veteran families! Here you will find information on how the Corona Public Library can help you connect to different services in our community!

Vets Connect @ the Library – Mission

Veterans across the country are not accessing their benefits and/or services to their full potential. California public libraries, in partnership with CAL Vet, are working on connecting veterans and their families to local resources that provide them with the support they need to access these benefits.

The Corona Public Library Veterans Resource Center can be the connection vets need for help. Our skilled volunteers can help veterans with finding employment, accessing health benefits, buying a home, and other needs.

 

Hours and Location

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 10 AM - 12 PM
Thursdays: 2 PM - 4 PM
Friday: 3 PM - 5 PM

Community Services Room

Corona Public Library
650 S. Main Street
Corona, Ca  92882

951-279-3739

Secret Code: DECIPHER

Resources

Library Collection

Books focusing on veterans are available for checkout at our Community Services bookshelf next to the Community Services Room. To view the collection and check availability click here.

Online Resources 

Cal Vet -  The California Department of Veterans Affairs strives to ensure that its veterans of every era and their families get the state and federal benefits and services they have earned and deserve as a result of selfless and honorable military service.

County of Riverside Veterans' Services - The Riverside County Department of Veterans’ Services promotes and honors all veterans, enhancing their quality of life and that of their dependents and survivors, through counseling, claims assistance, education, advocacy, and special projects.

COVID-19 Veteran Resources - Regularly updated resource information from the Veterans Connect @ the Library Project. 

HUD Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program - HUD-VASH is a joint program between HUD and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). HUD provides housing choice vouchers and VA provides case management and outreach. This program targets veterans who are currently homeless.

Riverside CVSO Office Locations - The California Association of County Veterans Service Officers (CACVSO) is an organization of professional veterans advocates.

Social Security Administration - Veterans - Information about social security benefits for veterans.

US Department of Veteran Affairs - Health Care - The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system.  The link is to a searchable interface to find health care facilities.

Veterans Connect @ the Library Project - In partnership with the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet), participating libraries across the state are offering Veteran Resource Centers to offer resources for state and federal education, employment, housing, health, disability, and other benefits that may be available to veterans and their family.

Veterans Crisis Line - The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource that’s available to anyone, even if you’re not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care. The caring, qualified responders at the Veterans Crisis Line are specially trained and experienced in helping Veterans of all ages and circumstances.  Dial 1-800-273-8255 and press 1.

Veterans Resource Handbook - A digitized version of the 8th Edition of the Veterans Resource Handbook, a comprehensive guide for accessing earned benefits for California veterans.

VetNow from Brainfuse - Connect with an expert to learn more about eligible VA benefits and community resources with your Corona Public Library Card.

 

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