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VA Palo Alto Health Care System


Veterans Recovery Center

Welcome to the Veterans Recovery Center (VRC/PRRC), an outpatient learning center designed to support recovery for Veterans living with serious mental illness. We hope that you will benefit from our services on your path to recovery. Our specialized classes, community trips, and individual services are designed to support you in defining and achieving your life goals, such as finding satisfying employment or going back to school to pursue a degree.

VRC Team We are based at the San Jose Clinic. Typical program hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. For more information about the VRC, please click on the links to the right to view our class schedule and course catalog. Featured offerings this quarter include hands-on computer skills training, Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP), Spirituality, Social Skills, Recreation Therapy, Peer Support, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

VRC Classroom in San Jose If you are interested in participating in the VRC program, please ask your VA mental health or medical provider for a referral. Or, to self-refer, please feel free to call the program directly at (650) 493-5000, ext. 22823. If you are a provider seeking to refer a Veteran for services, please place a consult for "VRC" or "PRRC," or call the program at (650) 493-5000, ext. 22823 for more information.

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Contact Info


  • 80 Great Oaks Blvd
    San Jose, CA 95119

Contact Number(s)

  • 650-493-5000 Ext. 22823

Hours of Operation

  • M-F 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.