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County Veteran Service Officers

Help veterans with the VA.
+ Sometimes financial assistance.
+ Knows veteran-focused resources.
Click here for a list of CVSO contacts.

Military Veteran Peer Network

NO: Financial Assistance
YES: All Mental Health needs
YES: Any need not met by conventional orgs
Click here for MVPN contact info.

Emergency Funds

Brazos Valley Cares

Offers emergency funds to veterans, individual grants, and grants to veteran serving organizations.

Career and Recovery Resources, Inc.

Housing assistance and vocational training for homeless Veterans & their families & those at risk of homelessness.

Catholic Charities - Galveston Houston

Emergency Funds. Also homeless veteran women & families services, also individual homeless veteran services. Food pantry.

Family Houston

Provides Homelessness help, Emergency Funds (rent & power), and housing for homeless women/families, OIF/OEF veterans & families.

Family Houston

Provides Homelessness help, Emergency Funds (rent & power), and housing for homeless women/families, OIF/OEF veterans & families.

Fort Bend County Department of Social Services

Emergency food, medication help, bereavement services, utility assistance, rent help, and emergency funds for vets

Fort Bend County Heroes - Fort Bend

Emergency funds for veterans, be certain to tell them you are a veteran when you call.

Goodwill - Heights Programs and Services Job Connection

Goodwill works with the Fund for Veterans Assistance to bring job search help to veterans

Goodwill - River Oaks Job Connection

Job development for military and veterans, housing & utility payments for vets.

Goodwill - San Jacinto Job Connection

Help for transitioning and homeless veterans. Create an action plan for housing and job search, help to implement it.

Goodwill - Southeast Texas

Job development for military and veterans, housing & utility payments for vets.

Goodwill - Veterans Outreach and Employment Services

Job search help and emergency funds, also homelessness help

Goodwill Houston

Veteran & vet spouse job services- corporate & standard, resume help, job seeking help Vet services- homelessness help (single men & women, and vet families), incarcerated veteran transition, rent help, utilities help, moving expense help, emergency supplies.

My Brother's Keeper Outreach Center

Emergency funds, food pantry and job support for those with a documented emergency such as job loss

Northwest Assistance Ministries

The Veteran’s Assistance Program will serve veterans, their dependents, and surviving spouses with temporary financial assistance such as one time rent or mortgage payments, security deposits or utility bills. 

Salvation Army - Greater Houston Area Command

Emergency payments, food and jobs help for veterans and their families

goodwill logo Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

Help for Homeless Veterans and those at risk of homelessness.

Supportive Services for Veteran Families - Houston

Case Management for homeless veterans, help with housing, employment, child care and food

VCSO - Harris County Veterans Services

County VA claims specialist that files VA claims & resolves VA issues. Can help one time with rent, utilities.

Women Veterans Assistance Program

Emergency payments, transportation, and furniture assistance for female veterans with or without children.

Food

Bread of Life, Inc.

Houston homelessness services for families and individuals.

Catholic Charities - Galveston Houston

Emergency Funds. Also homeless veteran women & families services, also individual homeless veteran services. Food pantry.

Fort Bend County Department of Social Services

Emergency food, medication help, bereavement services, utility assistance, rent help, and emergency funds for vets

Fort Bend Senior Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels, for all over 60- no income requirement. Referrals and case management available.

Galveston County Food Bank

Food Distribution Center for the Galveston area, contact info for all pantries in the area.

Houston Food Bank

Food Bank for the Houston area

Montgomery County Food Bank

Food bank for the Conroe area

My Brother's Keeper Outreach Center

Emergency funds, food pantry and job support for those with a documented emergency such as job loss

Presa Community Service Center

Emergency food bank, homelessness help, counseling, income tax prep, small business classes, job search and prep

Salvation Army - Greater Houston Area Command

Emergency payments, food and jobs help for veterans and their families

Supportive Services for Veteran Families - Houston

Case Management for homeless veterans, help with housing, employment, child care and food

The Food Bank of the Golden Crescent

Food banks around Victoria and coastal Texas

Women Veterans Assistance Program

Emergency payments, transportation, and furniture assistance for female veterans with or without children.

Furniture & Home Repair

Catholic Charities - Galveston Houston

Emergency Funds. Also homeless veteran women & families services, also individual homeless veteran services. Food pantry.

Rebuilding Together Houston

Minor to medium home repair for the elderly and/or disabled, veterans and veteran spouses- be sure to tell them you are a veteran

Salvation Army - Greater Houston Area Command

Emergency payments, food and jobs help for veterans and their families

goodwill logo Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

Help for Homeless Veterans and those at risk of homelessness.

Women Veterans Assistance Program

Emergency payments, transportation, and furniture assistance for female veterans with or without children.

Job & Business

Dress for Success - Houston

Free career clothing for women.

Goodwill - Female Veteran and Veterans with Families Homeless Reintegration Program

Rehousing for Veterans with families and female veterans

Goodwill - Heights Programs and Services Job Connection

Goodwill works with the Fund for Veterans Assistance to bring job search help to veterans

Goodwill - Heights Programs and Services Job Connection

Goodwill works with the Fund for Veterans Assistance to bring job search help to veterans

Goodwill - River Oaks Job Connection

Job development for military and veterans, housing & utility payments for vets.

Goodwill - San Jacinto Job Connection

Help for transitioning and homeless veterans. Create an action plan for housing and job search, help to implement it.

Goodwill - Southeast Texas

Job development for military and veterans, housing & utility payments for vets.

Goodwill - Veterans Outreach and Employment Services

Job search help and emergency funds, also homelessness help

Goodwill Houston

Veteran & vet spouse job services- corporate & standard, resume help, job seeking help Vet services- homelessness help (single men & women, and vet families), incarcerated veteran transition, rent help, utilities help, moving expense help, emergency supplies.

Goodwill Houston Job Connection

Job seeking facilities around the Houston area, resume & practice interviews available

Meyerland Job Connection

For Veterans and individuals, offers resume help, job placement, and skill-building courses

Military Veterans Employment Network

Job mentoring for veterans.

NextOp

Jobs and job training in the oil industry for OEF/OIF veterans.

Presa Community Service Center

Emergency food bank, homelessness help, counseling, income tax prep, small business classes, job search and prep

Texas Veterans Program, Worklife Institute Texas Veterans Program

Military transition assistance, Divorce and Financial Law help, Marriage counseling, Resume and jobs help

Worklife Institute

Job search help, career training for veterans and all military

Mental Health

Easter Seals Veterans + Families

Mental health and case management services for Veterans in Fort Bend County

Headstrong

Helping veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan with free mental health care that works.

MVPN - Montgomery, Liberty, & Walker County

Mental health & peer network for the tri-county area. Also friendship and camaraderie.

County Veteran Service Officers

Name Countysort descending Phone Number
William Farrell Austin 979-865-8633
Jackie Johnston Brazoria 9798641289
Sonya Broadway Brazoria 979-864-1289
Eduardo Hernandez Colorado 979-733-0903
Dwight Marshall Fort Bend 281-341-4550
Ernest Spann Fort Bend 281-341-4550
Frank Furleigh Galveston 409 766 2448
Jeff Gottlob Galveston 409-766-2448
Vincent C.Morrison Harris 281-876-6600
David Cantu Jr. Harris 281-876-6600
S. Gil Sosa Harris 281-426-2832
Rolondria Webb Liberty 281+593-8402
Nolan Dishongh Liberty 936-336-4558
Arthur Guillory Liberty 281-593-8402
Jason Sanders Matagorda 979-244-7691
Karen Thompson Montgomery 936-539-7842
Kay Lee Montgomery 936-539-7842
Gerald Norwood Walker 936-435-2474
Garrett Nemec Waller 979-826-7733
Don Montoya Wharton 979-532-1311