VNCOC Main Office
1618 W. 1st St., Santa Ana, CA 92703
Tel: (714) 558-6009 | Fax: (714) 558-6120
Senior Program: Providing activities and assistance for seniors
Founded in 1984, this program has become immensely popular and successful. On a typical day, up to 100 seniors come here to participate in many of the Program’s activities, which include a delicious and nutritious Vietnamese hot meal, provided for a suggested donation.
ESL, Citizenship & Computer Classes
Since their introduction to VNCOC’s curriculum, the English as a Second Language (ESL), Citizenship, and the Computer Fundamental classes have enjoyed a high level of attendance. The classes have provided the recently-migrated residents a means to cope with the new environment and a vehicle to go forward on their new lives’ journey.
- SNEMT: The Senior Non Emergency Medical Transportation program was developed to provide older adults access to non-emergency medical appointments with a lowest possible transportation fees. Immediately after getting started in 2002, the program has had the participation of thousands of seniors and has been serving on a average of 12,000 trips per year. (Tel: 714-558-3097)
- JATP: The Job Access Transportation Program helps those who need transportation to career-related events. Transportation is complemented by resume development, mock-interviews and individual preparation. Our organization is always looking for companies and organizations who would like to hire our hard-working program participants! Please call Vi Nguyen at our Main Office if you are interested (Tel: 714-558-6009)
Citizenship and Immigration Program
Within the past 10 years, VNCOC has helped more than 10,000 Vietnamese refugees and immigrants to become naturalized American citizens by providing them free citizenship training classes and guiding them through the application process. VNCOC also assists Vietnamese-American citizens in filling out immigration forms or making petition for relatives. We provide translated materials and friendly bilingual service to make the process less daunting.
Refugee Social Services
A Socialization program which provides isolated adults 26 years of age and older in Orange County with the opportunity to reintegrate into the community and improve their quality of life.
Every second Friday of each month, the VNCOC provides free canned food, juices, milk, meat, rice, and vegetables, etc. to low-income residents.