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Corona Vet Center

We offer confidential help for Veterans, active duty service members, and their families at no cost in a non-medical setting. Our services include counseling for needs such as depression, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and the psychological effects of military sexual trauma (MST). We can also connect you with more support in VA and your community.

Locations and contact information

Main Location

800 Magnolia Avenue
Suite 110
Corona, CA 92879

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  • Mon. 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Tue. 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Wed. 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Thu. 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Fri. 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Sat. Closed
  • Sun. Closed
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Other locations

Vet Centers are community based to be more accessible in areas where you live.

We also have non-traditional hours that change periodically given our community’s needs. Please call us to find out more.

Need help after hours?

Our call center is available 24/7. Call us anytime at 877-927-8387.

Prepare for your visit

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First time visitor? Stop by during our office hours and let's discuss how we can help.

Many of our services are available on a walk-in basis.

Please call to schedule an appointment with one of our clinicians.

At the Vet Center we strive to meet the Veteran where they are by offering non-traditional hours and ease of appointments to meet Veterans' needs, including those still maintaining fulltime employment.

You do not need to be registered for care at VA, rated for a service connected disability, or receiving any other form of VA benefits. On your first visit, we will look for one or more of the following:

  • Discharge documents (such as a DD214)
  • Receipt of certain awards
  • Deployment orders
  • Other documents that show qualifying military service

Request your military service records online.

If you don’t have these documents on-hand, come in and we can work with you to establish your eligibility and also answer any questions you might have.


The Vet Center is located in the South-East side of the Magnolia Medical Center Suites.  Parking options include designated Vet Center and unmarked spaces available for use.  Our front door entry is also wheelchair accessible and has parking in front of entrance.

The Corona Vet Center can be accessed using the the Corona Cruiser Blue Bus Route and Bus Stop “800-802 E. Magnolia Ave”.  Bus transfers to and from Riverside Transit Authority (RTA) buses can be used to access the Corona Cruiser bus lines.

Plan your trip on the Corona Cruiser webpage

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Counseling services

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We offer couples and family counseling to support you as you work toward meeting your goals.

The Veteran's readjustment can benefit greatly with including family members in treatment process and vet center is honored to be able to provide this supportive option to promote a healthy readjustment process.

In defining couples and family is whomever the Veteran determines is their significant other or family member.

If someone close to you has died or you’re adjusting to a difficult life change, we’re here to support you.

We are here to support surviving family members of active duty service members who may have passed while serving, as this time in the surviving family’s life can be difficult in their readjustment process with this loss and is life changing.

For those who have lost someone, the Corona Vet Center can provide support services such as counseling, education, and referrals (as needed).

If you’re struggling with issues like PTSD, depression, grief, anger, or trauma, we offer counseling and other support. We’ll work with you to help you achieve your personal goals.

We offer individual, group, family, and couple psychotherapy services for a variety of mental health concerns.

We provide specialty group counseling to:

  • Vietnam Veterans
  • Persian Gulf, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans

And we offer evidence-based practices including, but not limited to:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Whole Health

We are also able to connect you with local resources for additional support (as needed) to support your readjustment goals.

If you experienced sexual assault or harassment during military service, we can help you get the counseling you need. Any Veteran or service member, including members of the National Guard and Reserve forces, who experienced military sexual trauma is eligible to receive counseling. This applies to people of all genders from any service era.

Military sexual trauma can happen to both men and women.  If you experienced sexual assault or harassment during military service - no matter when you served – we provide counseling and treatment and referrals as needed.

If you have symptoms of PTSD after a traumatic event, we can help. We offer assessment and support through private counseling and group therapy. We can also refer you to VA or community counseling for treatment and therapy resources.

We offer supportive services through confidential individual and group therapy counseling to assist the Veteran in working through their traumatic events and provide coping skills to help.

If you’re returning from military service, we’ll help you transition to civilian life. We can connect you with educational and career counseling, mental health services, and other programs and benefits that will support your transition.

Returning from military service back to the civilian sector can be a culture shock to the normal military lifestyle.  Making connection in the community the Veteran is returning to is where we can help connect them to the array of services in the area stated above.

Whole health puts you—instead of your illnesses or conditions—at the center of care. We’ll work with you to develop a personalized health plan based on your values, needs, and goals.

Supporting your health and well-being is what Whole Health is!  As the cutting-edge approach to healthcare, the process centers around You.  This approach should assist in helping reach your life goals to better your overall wellbeing.

Referral services

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We can help you overcome substance use problems, from unhealthy alcohol use to life-threatening addiction. We'll connect you to services for your specific needs.

Call our Veterans Crisis Line at 988 and press 1 to get support anytime day or night. This service is private, free, and available 24/7. Our Vet Center can also connect you with ongoing counseling and services.

We offer evidence-based therapies and referrals (as needed) to support your goals.  We can assist in getting you the help you need for inpatient treatment through other VA inpatient services such as the Aspire Center in San Diego.

We can help connect you to VA and community resources that will support you in achieving your goals.

Corona Vet Center can help you by:

  • Explaining VA medical benefits and provide guidance on documents needed for enrollment.
  • Providing Veteran Service Officer (VSO) contact information to file claims and other benefits paperwork.
  • Connecting you to representatives for VA education benefits.
  • Providing contact information for VA burial benefits.
  • Providing contact information for employment services.

Other services

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We provide private organizations and community agencies education on our Veteran community and military culture. Together, we build referral networks to expand support for Veterans, service members, and their families.

If you or your organization would like to learn more about the Veteran culture and how we through a collaboration can help the community as a whole and support our Veteran community reach out  to the Corona Vet Center.  We can provide individual or group educational briefings.

Your organization does not have to be Veteran centric to learn how the Veteran culture may contribute to the community or your organization.

We offer secure and confidential individual and group counseling through telehealth. You can schedule a phone or video appointment for Vet Center services.

With the Telehealth services option if you cannot make it into the office for a variety of reasons; under the weather, cannot get away from work, we can accommodate you with telehealth services to keep you on track with your treatment and readjustment.

How we’re different than a clinic

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Vet Centers are small, non-medical, counseling centers conveniently located in your community. They’re staffed by highly trained counselors and team members dedicated to seeing you through the challenges that come with managing life during and after the military.

Whether you come in for one-on-one counseling or to participate in a group session, at Vet Centers you can form social connections, try new things, and build a support system with people who understand you and want to help you succeed.

You may be eligible for Vet Center services no matter your discharge status or eligibility for VA health care. And we encourage you to contact us, even if you’re not sure if you’re eligible. If we can’t help you, we’ll find someone who can. 

If you’re a Veteran or service member (including National Guard and Reserves), you’re eligible if you meet any of these service requirements: 

  • You served on active duty in any combat theater or area of hostility, or 
  • You provided mortuary services or direct emergency medical care to treat the casualties of war while on active duty, or 
  • You were a member of an unmanned aerial vehicle crew that provided direct support to operations in a combat theater or area of hostility, or 
  • You served on active duty in response to a national emergency or major disaster declared by the president, or under orders of the governor or chief executive of a state in response to a disaster or civil disorder, or  
  • You’re a current or former member of the Coast Guard who participated in a drug interdiction operation, or 
  • You’re a current member of the Reserve Component assigned to a military command in a drill status, including active Reserves, and you need to address a behavioral health condition or psychological trauma that is related to your military service

If you’re a Veteran or service member (including National Guard and Reserves), you’re also eligible for Vet Center services if any of these descriptions is true for you: 

  • You’re a Vietnam Era Veteran who used Vet Center services before January 2, 2013, or 
  • You experienced military sexual trauma (no matter your gender or service era), or 
  • You currently use any covered VA educational assistance benefits

What are the covered educational assistance benefits?

  • Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty
  • Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve
  • Post-9/11 GI Bill
  • Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)
  • Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP)
  • Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E)
  • Veterans’ Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)
  • Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC)

Remember: You don’t need to be enrolled in VA health care to be eligible for Vet Center services. You don’t need to have a service-connected disability. And you can have any character of discharge.

You can use our counseling and other support services when your participation would support the growth and goals of the Veteran or service member in your family. If the Veteran or service member considers you family, so do we.  

You can also use our bereavement services if any of these descriptions is true for your family: 

  • The Veteran or service member died while serving on active duty, or

  • The Veteran was using Vet Center services at the time of their death, or

  • The Veteran or service member died by suicide 

No. You don’t have to be enrolled in VA health care or have a service-connected disability.

Safe and confidential. Our records can’t be accessed by other VA offices, the DoD, military units, or other community networks and providers without your permission or unless required to avert a life-threatening situation. Here, you can be as open as you want—there’s absolutely no judgment.