Veterans Association of North County |
A Resource Center for active duty, Veteran, retiree, Reserve, Guard, and their spouse.
Veterans Association of North County,VANC,VANC Resource Center,Chuck Atkinson,Veterans Resource Center,Oceanside CA,1617 Mission Avenue
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The men and women who serve our Nation
deserve our support
— Today, Tomorrow, Always —

VANC was created by Veterans for Veterans and active duty service people and their families

to help them navigate life during and after service.

MISSION:

Our mission is to serve as a one-stop resource center for all military & veterans, centralizing the services of diverse agencies to assist them with jobs, education, finances, health, wellness, and familhy issues. Veterans Association of North County (VANC), located in Oceanside, CA, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created by a group of dedicated veterans to empower other veterans and members of the military and their family by providing needed support and resources. We are an umbrella organization that represents more than 30 veteran organizations spanning all branches of military service (including Guard & Reserve) and encompassing all generations from active duty through retirees.

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NewsBits from the VANC Resource Center



• June 30 – where is everyone going after the Oceanside Independence Parade??? Come to VANC for food, drinks, music by California Rangers, and much more! The party starts about 12:30pm and goes until 4:30pm or so. Tickets are $10/person and available at VANC, through Event Brite, and at the event.
 
• July 16 – VANC will present its new MTS (Military Transition Services) class. Attendance is open to all who have served (Active, Veteran, Retiree, Guard, Reserve – regardless of rank or time in service), as well as the spouses. Classes are on Monday and Wednesday night, 6pm to 9pm, and last for four (4) weeks. The first Graduation is slated for August 8. Subsequent classes will begin the middle of each month.
 
• Nearly 20,000 people visited the VANC Resource Center in 2017
 
• Lori Boody is the new Executive Director at VANC
 
• Suzanne Tabrum is the new Event Planner/Coordinator at VANC
 
• 2018 Memorial Day ceremonies at VANC were attended by 300+ people. We thank Col. John Polidoro for being our guest speaker
 
• Thirteen High School seniors have applied for the 2017-2018 VANC Scholarships

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The VANC Honor Garden is a fitting tribute to honor the men and women who serve our nation. When complete, the garden will be filled with trees, flowers, water features, and honoree plaques.

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VANC needs your support to help keep our Resource Center and great programs going. All contributions are appreciated!

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VANC provides many courses specifically designed for Veterans who are seeking jobs in North County.

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VANC is a volunteer staffed organization. If you have a call to serve or skills you can contribute, please call us at  760-722-1277.

Veterans Association of North County (VANC)

1617 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA 92058
(760) 722-1277