Veteran Services Directory for 211 South Central Texas, powered by  

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

American Red Cross of Central Texas

Emergency grants and low interest loans for Veterans. Can help with car payment, irregular expenses.

Caritas of Austin

Homeless veteran help with rehousing, jobs, & food.

Catholic Charities Central Texas

Large organization providing counseling, disaster response, financial, and legal (immigration) services for veterans and the general population. See their Veteran Services Program for more details.

Catholic Charities Central Texas Veteran Services Program

Services: Short Term Financial Assistance, Mentoring, Counseling Services (family therapy, couples therapy, individual therapy, play therapy and group therapy), Employment/Education Support, Transportation Vouchers, Housing Stabilization, Referrals, and Peer Support Groups.

For: Texas veterans of any era, including those with National Guard, Reservist or Active Duty statuses and veterans with any character of service.

What Counties: Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Brazos, Burleson, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Falls, Fayette, Hamilton, Hays, Lampasas, Lee, Limestone, Llano, Mason, McLennan, Milam, Mills, Robertson, San Saba, Travis, Washington or Williamson.

Foundation for the Homeless

Family homelessness help, for families with children. Helps with utilities and other bills for families in need.

Front Steps

Homeless services for veterans and homeless families

Goodwill - Operation GoodJobs

Job training and placement for veterans and their families, emergency funds up to $500. Must complete intake process.

Goodwill Industries of Central Texas

Job rehabilitation and placement, Operation Good Jobs program for veterans. Help for Heroes and Families provides rent assistance, job training, emergency child care and emergency car repair.

Green Doors

Homelessness help, special program for vets- homelessness and emergency funds.

Round Rock Area Serving Center Round Rock Area Serving Center

Food & clothing pantry, transportation, temporary lodging, rent & utilities payments

Southside Community Center

Help for homelessness, emergency payments, senior help, home repairs

Center Point logo Stability and Self-sufficiency for Women Veterans

Services for women veterans and their families, helps with housing, jobs and transportation.

Texas Center Point Veterans Services

Homelessness, counseling, job training, and financial help. Also specialize in MST and women veterans.

Food

Capital Area Food Bank

Austin Area Food Bank.

City of Austin Veterans Services Office

Portal to city employment for veterans. Provides support for city departments looking to hire vets.

Life Bridge Job Corps Sign Life Bridge Job Corps Twin Lakes (River City Hope Street)

Food/clothing pantry, relationship training, life skills and GED classes.

Meals on Wheels Central Texas

Food delivery for the home bound. House repairs for low income veterans, pet food too.

Round Rock Area Serving Center Round Rock Area Serving Center

Food & clothing pantry, transportation, temporary lodging, rent & utilities payments

Southside Community Center

Help for homelessness, emergency payments, senior help, home repairs

Williamson-Burnet County Opportunities Inc. (WBCO)

Senior and disability services, meals-on-wheels for home bound veterans. Home visits for seniors

Furniture & Home Repair

Austin Furniture Bank

Provides furniture to needy Austin area familes. Caseworker must apply for furniture. $70 furniture delivery fee applies. Furniture has no cost.

Easter Seals - Central Texas, Inc.

Central Texas disability services

Meals on Wheels Central Texas

Food delivery for the home bound. House repairs for low income veterans, pet food too.

Rebuilding Together Austin

Minor to medium home repair for the elderly and/or disabled

Round Rock Area Serving Center Round Rock Area Serving Center

Food & clothing pantry, transportation, temporary lodging, rent & utilities payments

Southside Community Center

Help for homelessness, emergency payments, senior help, home repairs

Williamson-Burnet County Opportunities Inc. (WBCO)

Senior and disability services, meals-on-wheels for home bound veterans. Home visits for seniors

Job & Business

A New Entry, Inc.

Intensive homelessness help: 6 months of housing, intensive case management, counseling/peer support/therapy, food & transport for homeless vets

City of Austin Veterans Services Office

Portal to city employment for veterans. Provides support for city departments looking to hire vets.

Dress for Success - San Antonio

Free career clothing for women.

Goodwill - Operation GoodJobs

Job training and placement for veterans and their families, emergency funds up to $500. Must complete intake process.

Goodwill Industries of Central Texas

Job rehabilitation and placement, Operation Good Jobs program for veterans. Help for Heroes and Families provides rent assistance, job training, emergency child care and emergency car repair.

Mental Health

Austin Veterans and Family Advocacy Council

Advocate for veterans with mental health diagnosis to the public. Information and resources.

Capital Area Counseling

Low-cost, no session limit therapy for all members of the pubilc

County Veteran Service Officers

Name Countysort descending Phone Number
Richard Hutchins Bastrop 512-581-4006
Ben Rosario Blanco 830-792-2553
William Worley Burnet 512-715-5271
Lily Treece Caldwell 512/ 398-6492
Ben Rosario Edwards 830-792-2553
Jacquelyn Wessels Fayette 979-968-5254
Mr. Jude Prather Hays 512-392-8387
Miles Nelson Hays 512-392-8387
Mr. Leslie Sherfy Lee 979-540-0544
Ron Wilson Llano 325-247-7730
Mark Burger Travis 512-854-9340
Olie Pope Travis 512-854-9340
Frederick Jones Travis 512-854-9340
Valerie Zimmerman Williamson 512-943-1900
Will Molidor Williamson 512-943-1900
Donna Harrell Williamson 512-943-1900
Jason Swetnam Williamson 512-943-1900