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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

American Red Cross South Texas Chapter

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

Community Action Corporation of South Texas

Public services programs for Nueces, Jim Wells, Duval, Kleberg and San Patricio County. Including Housing 4 heroes, emergency funds, home repair, and family support.

Operation Bravo Zulu

Helps veterans with power bill


Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley

Food Bank for Rio Grande Valley area

South Texas Food Bank

Laredo area Food bank, meals on wheels, help applying for benefits

Job & Business

Valley Initiative for Development and Advancement

Provides free training for under/unemployed veterans in high demand jobs. Can provide rent/utility assistance to those in the program.

Mental Health

Tropical Texas Behavioral Health

Regional MHMR: Hub for MVPN. Peer Support is free. Provides Mental Health Services, Counseling, Medications, and Coping Skills for Veterans, Military, and all who qualify financially.

County Veteran Service Officers

Name Countysort descending Phone Number
Salvador Castillo Cameron 956-544-0811
Thalia Hernandez Cameron 956-247-3550
Felix Rodriguez Hidalgo 956-261-2044
Samuel Perez Jr. Hidalgo 956-318-2436
Emilio DeLos Santos Hidalgo 956-318-2436
Leticia Garcia Starr 956-716-4800
Alejandro Figueroa Willacy 956-689-3321