Welcome to OPERATION CONFIDENCE Program for Disabled Veterans nonprofit org


 To advocate for and address the physical, psychological, and social needs of persons with disabilities, Consuella Mackey, took over her mothers program after her passing  and developed Operation Confidence (O.C), a 501 © 3 nonprofit organization. O.C provides specifically targeted support services for this population .  Since it’s inception the organization has assisted  10,000 + individuals with wraparound services to becoming a productive member of society. Services, such as with but not limited to job preparation / dress for success workshops, job creation and employment opportunities.  

OC has also hosted job fairs and community outreach events throughout the city of Los Angeles for over 25 years partnering with Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and government agencies. 

Two historical events were held on the grounds of the Los Angeles Sports Arena where all branches of the military and 120 vendors participated.   

 In 2008, Consuella, Executive Director discovered a large community of homeless Veterans living out of their wheelchairs on the streets of Los Angeles’ Skid  Row, many of whom still wore portions of their military uniforms when others proudly displayed remnants of the American flag. It was at that time she asked the Board of Directors to make a commitment to do its part to help our forgotten American heroes.   

Our Mission: To  provide accessible permanent housing, community and supportive resources to   assist homeless veterans with disabilities regain their vocational and personal independence, thereby enabling them to again become socially productive citizens.   

Operation Confidence Turning Point Housing Program  

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Our goal:  To obtain a donated house to provide  the above services.

Operation Confidence and its collaborative partners have the managerial tools to implement

sober living/substance abuse counseling, life skills, physical fitness, computer literacy, VA healthcare and benefit assistance, vocational goal identification/preparation and implementation: personal adaptive grooming with dress for success accessible workshops, job search assistance, financial planning and money management programs.  

The maximum stay in the program is 2 1/2 years with the results ending with "Confidence " , financial solvency to maintain their own apartment in the community or home ownership through the G.I. Bill 

Note:  Operation Confidence’s financial records by James Howard CPA firm . 

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Operation Confidence History: Because Google Drive did not upload the document in its correct order, please read according to the listed numbers. 




Betty Yee, State Controller,

 Honorary Speaker  

On Thursday, May 30, 2019 Operation Confidence hosted "The Invisible Heroes" that was a huge succe


 Captain Lawrence Vasquez, L.A. Military & Veteran Affairs , Mayors Office, 

Keynote Speaker  


 Ron Galperin

Los Angeles City Controller , 

Distinguished Guest Speaker  

Santa Monica Room


 Chaplain Brenda Threatt, Executive Director U.S.VETS/-Long Beach, Invocation  

555 South Flower Street, 90071 51st Penthouse Floor


 Norberto F. Nardi, AIA, NCARB, Principal  Nardi & Associates

World renowned architect/designer ,

Humanities Guest Speaker/Panelist 

6:00 to 9:00 p.m.


 Marlene Granderson

Principal, Granderson Holdings,

City Club Board of Governors,

 Mistress of Ceremonies   

Panelist/Moderator/ Facilitator

Rev. Andy Bales, CEO Union Rescue Mission



Ron Galperin, City Controller



Former Councilman Tom LaBonge



Kevin Lewandowski, Veterans Outreach Specialist



Jorge Rabaso, Hispanic Networking Group,


History of Operation Confidence

Partners Past and Present


USBank, Union Bank, City and County of Los Angeles, The Congressional Medal of Honors Society, Military Order of Purple Heart, VFW, Navy Rear Admiral Sandy Adams, Brig. General Ruth Wong, Exec. Dir. Los Angeles County Military and Veterans Affairs, Major Gen. Paul Mock, CalVet, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), California Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Rehabilitation, Los Angeles Country Department of Mental Health, USC Veterans Collaborative, UCLA Veterans Resource Center, CSUN Veterans Resource Center, The Soldiers Project, Military Women in Need , South LA Health Project-WIC, Los Angeles Department of Mental Health-Adult System of Care Center, Los Angeles Rescue Mission, VA Hospital, New Directions, Vietnam Veterans of America, Southwest Veterans Business Resource Center, Lions Club Eye Screening Mobil Van, PV Jobs, US Vets, Los Angeles Sheriff Explorer Scouts, City of Los Angeles Work Source Center, City of Hope, Salvation Army, Fremont High School JROTC, East Los Angeles High School JROTC, Jackie Robinson Post, West Valley Military Academy, Commission on Disability Access, California InterContinental University, FBI, DEA, Montford Point Marine Association, Disability Rights Legal Center, EDD-Veterans Employment, AM Vets, Bob Hope USO, GLAD, MTA Access Board, Air National Guard’s, National Women Army Corps, Vet to Vet, National Women Veterans Association of America, City of Los Angeles Department on Disability, Disabled Veterans of America, Warner Center Chamber of Commerce, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, Porter Ranch Chamber of Commerce, Northridge Chamber of Commerce. Los Angeles Art Institute.

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Operation Confidence

1027 1/2 South Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA. 90019

(323) 934.2855 Office- (818) 282-4916 Cell

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